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Senior Attorney

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH105654
  • Location: USA, New York, Manhattan
  • Sector: Corporate, Legal, Utilities
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 10/05/2017

Job Code: 17-0056

Qualifications: The Law Departments Office of the Secretary is seeking to hire a Senior Attorney to join its team. The successful candidate must be energetic and demonstrate an unwavering commitment to our Code of Conduct and The Way We Work. Must demonstrate a high energy level and promote a positive work ethic and customer service mentality in support of our corporate values and mission. Must possess a Juris Doctor from an accredited Law School. Must be an Attorney in good standing, admitted to the Bar of the State of New York and able to practice law in New York State. Candidate must have 8 years of relevant experience, including working with corporate governance matters and detailed knowledge of Federal, State, New York Stock Exchange and other applicable requirements or other standards with respect to annual meetings, shareholder proposals, proxy statements, board of director committees, reporting of beneficial ownership or securities by Directors and Officers and other corporate governance matters. Must possess excellent presentation, interpersonal and written and oral communication skills.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be responsible for handling and providing advice with respect to governance matters, including: - Arrangements for shareholders' meetings - Monitoring corporate governance developments and compliance with applicable standards - Drafting proxy and other disclosure statements and documents - Responses to shareholder proposals - Director and Officer questionnaires and board of Directors and board committee agendas, resolutions, and minutes - SEC reporting for Directors and Officers The selected candidate will also supervise the preparation and distribution of materials for meetings of board of directors and board committees. Will perform legal research and write legal memoranda. Prepare legal advice memoranda on various corporate governance matters. Participate on team projects on various matters related to the operation of the Office of the Secretary. Provides any other legal service related to the Office of the Secretary and the law department operations. Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.

Ensure implementation of Company safety, health and environmental programs for employees whose work is directed. Ensure that safe work practices are followed and the environment is fully protected in accordance with Company policy and governmental regulations. Be committed to the Way We Work Principles, and adhere to the Company's Standards of Business Conduct and other Company procedures including Environmental, Health and Safety ("EH&S"), Equal Employment Opportunity ("EEO"), discipline, and security. Must take special interest in our customers, both within the company and externally. As an employee, you need to commit to these ideals of developing a proactive, customer-centric culture to foster trust and confidence among customers and improve value for all our stakeholders.
Physical Requirements: Must have a valid driver's license. Must be able and willing to travel as needed. Must be able to participate in the Company's emergency management processes and storm plans as required.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Consolidated Edison is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, affirms in policy and practice its commitment to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship, eligible veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by law. Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.