Chicago IL
Job Type
Full-Time Regular

Assistant General Counsel - Securities

Our client - one of the largest utilities in the country - is looking for someone to fill the role of Assistant General Counsel – Securities. The successful candidate can be located in or near Chicago, Philadelphia, Baltimore or Washington, DC.

Why work here?

  • A great place to start a long-term career, with growth opportunities at a company that truly invests in its people
  • Never a dull moment – the chance to work on a multitude of legal issues
  • An opportunity to serve the public with a company that walks the walk on issues like diversity and sustainability
  • Be a part of a collegial team that works together to solve complex legal issues
  • Fantastic benefits and compensation programs

What you’ll do:

  • Serve as expert counsel on securities laws and regulations for Corporate Governance Team
  • Participate with and advise the company’s governing boards and board committees
  • Support various business units in all areas of securities law, including filings, disclosure regulations, enforcement issues, and compliance
  • Provide legal guidance on executive compensation matters
  • Oversee outside counsel in support of the function
  • Provide guidance and oversight with respect to ’33 and ’34 Securities Acts

What you will need:

  • JD or LLB Degree from accredited law school
  • Admitted to, or eligible to be admitted to the Illinois, Pennsylvania, Maryland or DC Bar
  • At least 10 years’ relevant legal experience, including experience with large-cap, public companies, securities filings and compliance
  • Excellent written, communication and advocacy skills
  • Experience with executive compensation issues as they relate to securities matters is desired
  • Experience in managing outside counsel, legal budgets, etc.

If you are interested in learning more, please schedule a time to call using the link below.


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