Sr. Attorney - Commercial Transactions

Job Info


Posting Expiration Date: May 31, 2024

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Minimum Salary: $170000

Maximum Salary: $210000

Organization: Comm Trans, RE, Corp Finance

Department: Comm Trans, Corp & Finance

Section: CTR Commercial Transactions

Location: NY-New York-4 Irving Pl Headquarters

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

  • This role will be on a hybrid work schedule.
  • Review, negotiate and draft transactional documents associated with regulated interconnection matters and clean energy projects, including agreements for services, reimbursement and security, as well as associated letters of credit.
  • Review, negotiate and draft real estate agreements, easements, leases and license agreements associated with regulated interconnection matters and clean energy projects.
  • Analyze and structure transactions.
  • Counsel and advise internal clients and Company management regarding these legal services.
  • Review and analyze title and survey.
  • Perform legal research and write legal memoranda.
  • Review, analyze, prepare comments and advise on proposed rules, regulations and legislation.
  • Perform administrative functions relating to the operation of the Law Department.
  • Perform other legal services, tasks and assignments as required.
  • All of the foregoing is expected to be handled with moderate supervision.

Required Education/Experience

  • Juris Doctorate and and Admission to the New York State Bar.

Relevant Work Experience

  • Minimum of seven (7) years relevant contractual and real estate transactional experience, including: structuring and analyzing transactions; reviewing, negotiating and drafting contracts, security agreements, letters of credit, easements, leases, licenses; reviewing and analyzing title/survey; and advising clients regarding the same. Required
  • Ability to manage, with appropriate level of supervision, all aspects of a transaction, including, structuring and analyzing the transaction, reviewing, negotiating and drafting transaction documents and advising internal clients regarding same. Required
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as excellent negotiation, presentation, analytical and interpersonal skills, and must be able to adopt a proactive customer-centric mentality. Required
  • Must possess a good working knowledge of real estate, contract and commercial legal
  • principles. Required
  • Writing samples are required and should include examples of (i) contract drafting, and (ii) narrative writing to explain a legal issue or key contract terms and conditions with recommendation. Required
  • Must be flexible and able to handle busy work environment. Required
  • Familiar with zoning and land use rules and regulations. Preferred

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.