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Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2018 10:51 PM


Requisition ID: 43283
Job Function/Category: 55596
Employment Type: Exempt Full Time
This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity and inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey. PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy
This position will facilitate the PSEG law departments efforts to drive functional excellence in litigation by managing complex litigation and government investigations. The role in conjunction with the Chief Litigation Counsel will be the primary legal support for litigation in a broad range of matters in both state and federal court, including commercial, regulatory, environmental, securities, product liability, privacy and personal injury cases.

This attorney will both directly represent the Company and manage outside counsel in litigated matters. The position will have lead responsibility on those matters with limited supervision or direction. The role will develop and manage budgets for efficient and effective management of cases. In addition, the role will collaborate with senior lawyers and business partners to provide strategic guidance and solutions to protect and mitigate risk to the company.

We are seeking an individual with the utmost degree of professionalism and integrity, capable of handling highly sensitive and confidential matters, and with an industrious and self:motivated approach with a desire to develop and advance within the organization. As a senior legal counsel, this attorney will be expected to interact with senior business leaders.

Please note this is a multi:level position. The title and grade will be dependent upon the candidates level of skills, knowledge and experience.

Required Qualifications, Competencies, Education or Experience: for Senior Counsel : Grade 30

:Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school
:Member in good standing of the New Jersey Bar
:3+ years of general litigation experience
:First Chair trial experience preferred
:Excellent oral and written communication, negotiation and presentation skills
:Professionalism, integrity, and excellent customer/client focus
:Expertise in handling all aspects of litigation practice, including depositions, written discovery, arbitration/mediation, trial and appeal
:Proven ability and willingness to handle various types of cases, including highly specialized and complex matters
:Strong sense of ownership and responsibility, and a strong work ethic; demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
:Must be detail oriented and demonstrate excellent organizational skills
:Ability to exercise exceptional judgment and ability to assess risk
:Ability to work independently and under time constraints in a fast paced and dynamic environment
:Prior in:house counsel and/or major law firm experience preferred.
:Candidate must foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity. Successful candidate must demonstrate and value differences in others strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices

Required Qualifications, Competencies, Education or Experience: for Assistant Counsel : Grade 31

:Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school
:Member in good standing of the New Jersey Bar
:6+ years of general litigation experience
:First Chair trial experience
:Excellent oral and written communication, negotiation and presentation skills
:Professionalism, integrity, and excellent customer/client focus
:Expertise in handling all aspects of litigation practice, including depositions, written discovery, arbitration/mediation, trial and appe

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