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Assistant Counsel

Company: PSEG
Location: Newark
Posted on: February 15, 2020

Job Description:

58704 Job_Function/Category Legal Employment_Type Exempt Full Time * _This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & 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._ Job Summary Responsibilities This position will report to the Deputy General Counsel & Corporate Secretary and be responsible for various corporate, securities, finance, transactional, governance and disclosure matters including the following responsibilities Job Responsibilities * Draft, review and advise on the company's SEC filings (10-K, 10-Q, 8- K and proxy statement) and other disclosures. Ensure compliance with NYSE and other corporate laws, rules and regulations. Manage internal training program, policies and processes relating to disclosure * Draft and negotiate agreements for corporate transactions including acquisition, sale, joint venture and development or cooperation agreements. Provide guidance on transaction structuring. Support the company's transactional matters relating to renewables and clean energy * Provide counsel and guidance on the company's sustainability, climate change and Environmental, Social and Governance efforts including the annual sustainability report and the company's political contributions disclosure, as well as reporting to the board of directors * Support the company's corporate governance matters, including proxy governance, subsidiary management and preparation of materials for the board of directors. Manage shareholder engagement with respect to proxy governance issues * Provide legal support relating to director, executive and employee compensation including review of compensation and benefit plans, applicable laws and internal policies * Provide legal counsel on insider trading compliance including requirements relating to Section 16, 10b5-1 plans and preclearance. Manage internal training program, policies and processes relating to insider trading compliance * Advise on, draft, and negotiate corporate financing agreements with respect to capital market transactions and credit facilities. Provide legal guidance to the company's Treasury, Finance and Accounting groups * Research and monitor developments in state and federal corporation laws and corporate governance best practices Work closely with Investor Relations and Corporate Communications on earnings releases, investor conferences and external communications and disclosures Job Specific Qualifications * Minimum of 5 years of experience working in law firm or in-house law department on corporate matters * Undergraduate degree and Juris Doctorate * Admitted to the bar in at least one state or the District of Columbia and eligible for admission in New Jersey * Excellent oral and written communication skills * Superior legal analytical ability * Ability to independently handle matters, identify issues and develop strategies with minimal supervision * _Desired:_ * Mix of law firm and in-house experience. * Experience managing corporate governance, securities, financing, mergers and acquisitions and disclosure matters * Experience advising senior management or board of directors regarding corporate matters * Experience handling energy transactions Minimum Years of Experience Data Needed 5 years of experience Education Juris Doctorate Disclaimer Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810- Controlled Information. Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information. Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made. If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer. As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations. This site ( ) is strictly for candidates who are not currently PSEG employees. PSEG employees must apply for jobs internally through empower which can be accessed through the mypseg homepage by clicking on the employee center tab, then under the empower header, choose careers. Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process. Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810- Controlled Information. Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information. Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made. If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer. Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals. Need to request an accommodation? If you have a disability and need assistance submitting your resume, applying for a position or registering for a test, please call . Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision. Diversity at PSEG: Equal Opportunity Employer PSEG is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual's qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. PSEG's policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. Need to request an accommodation? If you have a disability and need assistance submitting your resume, applying for a position or registering for a test, please call . Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision. PSEG is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.

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