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Corporate Counsel

Company name

American Water Works Company, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Voorhees, NJ

Date Last Verified

Dec 11,2017

Posted on

Aug 03,2017
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Litigation >> Litigation - Labor & Employment
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Corporate Counsel The candidate will provide legal counsel and representation to the leadership team on a variety of legal risks and opportunities, (regulation, litigation; employment; labor; business development; environmental, etc.) and other business matters. Provide advice and counsel on a pro-active basis to executives, senior managers and employees in respect to legal issues affecting the business. Meet internal customer’s legal needs. Assist in the maximization of quality, cost and efficiency of acquired outside legal services. Serve as a member of the Functional Legal Team. Support the Regional General Counsel in building the capabilities of the functional legal team. Be a source of high caliber legal resources for the business. Assist in providing legislative/regulatory evaluations and advice, including the drafting of proposed legislation or changes thereto and possibly providing explanation of the organization’s position on such matters for legislators and governmental administrators. Perform other projects as assigned by the General Counsel. Contribute to effective communication by listening and providing constructive feedback; supporting the creation of an open and honest work environment; cascading and sharing knowledge and information relevant to other members of the team and colleagues across the business. Expertise in one or more practice areas relevant to the business; i.e., public utility laws and regulations, litigation, financing, commercial transactions, property, labor & employment, environmental, mergers & acquisitions, and administrative law required. Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school required. 5+ years of experience as a licensed, practicing attorney required. Civil litigation experience and/or experience before a state utility commission desirable.

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