Job Details

Senior Attorney/ Associate Counsel

Company name

Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Valid Through

Sep 25,2019

Posted on

Jun 12,2019

Years of Experience

8-10 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
Litigation >> Litigation - Securities Litigation
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Senior Attorney/ Associate Counsel
The candidate will provide responsibilities include: Benefit claims and appeals. Filings under various governing laws. IRS and DOL plan audits. Internal and external audits and compliance reviews. ERISA fiduciary issues, such as prohibited transaction rules, reviewing and negotiating investment manager agreements, fiduciary governance and fee disclosures. Drafting and/or reviewing, with the Treasury Department, the Corporate Secretary's' office, and internal or external counsel, the Compensation Discussion and Analysis section of the Summary Compensation Tables for the annual proxy. Drafting and/or reviewing and advising on collective bargaining provisions relating to pension, health and welfare benefits. Provide general advice, counsel and education to internal clients to comply with, navigate and raise awareness of applicable legal issues, policies, regulations and laws, including the labor and tax provisions of ERISA and other retirement-related laws. Drafting and/or reviewing proposed amendments to the benefit plans, annual enrollment materials, Summary Plan Descriptions, Summaries of Material Modifications, 5500 filings, participant communications and other legal documents, as necessary. Attend, draft minutes, prepare, analyze and present issues for consideration by the Named Fiduciaries of the various plans, and serve as the Law Department's representative at pension plan meetings, including meetings of the Audit Committee, the Management Development and Compensation Committee, and the Named Fiduciary Committee. Manage outside counsel relationships and related budget matters, including oversight of compliance training related to ERISA, the Affordable Care Act, HIPAA, fiduciary obligations and other regulatory matters. Assist in benefits/ERISA related litigation, as necessary. Taxation and disclosure requirements under applicable laws. Perform other tasks related to ERISA and employee benefits as necessary.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have a Juris Doctorate from an ABA accredited law school and member in good standing of the New York State Bar. Must have 8-10+ years of experience specializing in compensation and benefits matters. Must be capable of prioritizing and managing multiple projects simultaneously and have substantive knowledge and experience in the legal issues pertaining to ERISA, employee benefits and executive compensation, including: Implementation and administration of employee benefit plans, including tax-qualified plans, defined benefit pension plans, health and welfare benefits, employment and separation agreements, non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements, stock options and other incentive compensation arrangements; ERISA fiduciary and prohibited transaction provisions; IRC 409A compliance; Compliance with HIPAA privacy and security regulations; Health care reform compliance; Taxation and disclosure requirements under applicable securities law.

Additional info

Reference id: 101522

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.
Cooper Station
P.O. Box 138
New York City, NY 10276-0138

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