Overview

Associate Counsel

Practice Operation – Legal Innovation & Operations

Posting # 104595

 

The Associate Counsel will assist the Law Department’s Assistant General Counsel of Legal Innovation & Operations in forming, maintaining and continuously improving the department’s legal operations program. The Associate Counsel will be responsible for the oversight, development and implementation of a variety of legal technology projects and initiatives for the Law Department with a special focus on technology, information resources, knowledge management, and other legal operations support services designated by the Assistant General Counsel, that meets the needs of the Law Department’s diverse practice areas, enhances productivity, fosters best practices, and supports high performance. The Associate Counsel will implement policies, processes and procedures to optimize the Department’s use of various legal technologies to better serve the Company. The Associate Counsel will need strong interpersonal, writing and speaking skills; as well as the ability to influence across groups without direct oversight to achieve responsibilities.

 

Core Responsibilities:

Work with the Assistant General Counsel to develop, implement and oversee short and long term plans for building and maintaining a high-quality, cost-effective legal operations program.

Work with the Assistant General Counsel to oversee and manage the Law Department’s technology, information resources, knowledge management, and other similar legal support services, including the implementation of, and training for, matter management, document management, document scanning and coding, electronic research, contract management and discovery management technologies. Also assist in the oversight of the Caseworks system that is used by Regulatory Services to collect, organize, and submit information in connection with rate case and other regulatory discovery proceedings.

Develop, manage and oversee legal operations budgets.

Successfully oversee and manage day to day assignments and activities associated with the existing and planned technology projects and initiatives and provide ongoing support and management of their integration into the Department’s practices.

Participate in the selection and successful implementation of Law Department technologies.

Create requests for proposals and procurement documents as required.

Direct supervision of LTIG project specialists, application administrator and report writer.

Stay abreast of industry best practices for legal technology.

Collaborate with members of the department and with corporate Information Technology and other departments as needed.

Identify and track key Law Department technology metrics.

Select, retain and manage legal operations vendors as required.

Respond to emergency situations involving Law Department technology that might arise outside of normal working hours.

Provide other legal operations services designated by senior management of the Law Department.

Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.

 

Required Education/Experience

•Juris Doctorate NY Bar admission required And a minimum of 6 years of work experience

Required Work Experience

• Minimum of 3 years experience managing special projects, including legal technology initiatives, in a large corporate, governmental or comparable law department. Required

• Minimum of 3 years management experience managing a legal support team in a comparable corporate or governmental law department. Required

• Minimum of 5 years experience supervising legal support staff. Req

 

Licenses & Certifications

•Driver’s License Required

Interested in applying to this position, click on the below link and apply on-line:

https://careers.coned.com/jobs/6533895-associate-counsel

 

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.

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.

About Con Edison

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