Sr Attorney, Associate Counsel- Legal Services - General Litigation

Job Info

Jan 10, 2020

102909

Posting Expiration Date: Feb 29, 2020

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Organization: General - LAW

Department: Legal Services

Section: LEGAL SVCS GenLitInvest&Claims

Location: NY-New York-4 Irving Pl Headquarters

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Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • The core responsibilities of the Senior Attorney are:
  • Under the supervision of other Attorneys, to perform litigation activities and other assigned matters involving the Company.
  • Conducts research and prepares legal memoranda for other attorneys.
  • Develops the facts through the interview of Company personnel and third parties, through document review, and through other fact-finding techniques, utilizing Company investigators and paralegals where appropriate.
  • Drafts pleadings, motions, and discovery demands/responses.
  • Participates in all stages of discovery, including but not limited to identifying, gathering and analyzing documents, conducting depositions, conducting site inspections.
  • Prepares and argues motions.
  • Appears and represents the Company at court conferences.
  • Assists in providing general legal advice to client organizations.
  • Represents the Company at hearings and trials in cases involving greater complexity and exposure, as appropriate.
  • Provides any other legal service related to Company operations.
  • Manages a caseload of cases involving greater complexity and exposure brought on behalf of or against the Company.
  • Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.
  • The core responsibilities of the Associate Counsel are:
  • With limited supervision, perform and supervise others in the performance of litigation activities and other assigned
  • matters involving the Company.
  • Conduct research and prepares legal memoranda for the courts.
  • Develop the facts through the interview of Company personnel and third parties, through document review, and through other fact-finding techniques, utilizing Company investigators and paralegals, where appropriate.
  • Draft pleadings, motions, and discovery demands/responses.
  • Participate in all stages of discovery, including but not limited to, identifying, gathering and analyzing documents, conducting depositions, and conducting site inspections.
  • Represent the Company at hearings and trials in cases involving greater complexity and exposure, as appropriate.
  • Assist in providing general legal advice to client organizations.
  • Prepare and argue motions.
  • Prepare briefs and present oral argument in state and federal appellate courts.
  • Appear and represent the Company at court conferences.
  • Select strategy for the overall handling of legal actions and proceedings and supervise other attorneys in the execution of tactical measures designed to achieve prompt and satisfactory resolution of litigated matters.
  • Assist the Associate General Counsel & General Attorney, the Associate General Counsel and/or the Assistant General Counsel in the supervision of litigation.
  • Assist the Associate General Counsel & General Attorney, the Associate General Counsel and/or the Assistant General Counsel in the training and supervision of junior attorneys in the handling of all legal matters, with special emphasis on cost-effectiveness and quality control.
  • Manage a caseload of cases involving greater complexity and exposure brought on behalf of or against the Company.
  • Provide any other legal service related to Company operations.
  • Perform other related tasks and assignments, as required.

Required Education/Experience

  • Juris Doctorate from recognized Law School.

Required Work Experience

  • Must be admitted to the New York bar. Req And
  • Applicants for the Sr. Attorney position must possess 6 years of relevant legal experience. Req Or
  • Applicants for the Associate Counsel position must possess 10 years of relevant legal experience. Req

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.
  • Must be able and willing to travel within Company service territory, as needed.

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.

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