Associate Counsel, BEC - Legal Technology & Information Governance
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, implement and oversee short and long term plans for building and maintaining a high-quality, cost-effective legal support services program, with a special focus on technology, information resources, knowledge management, and other legal support services designated by senior management of the Law Department.
Develop, manage and oversee legal support services 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 support service vendors as required.
Respond to emergency situations involving Law Department technology that might arise outside of normal working hours.
Provide other legal support services designated by senior management of the Law Department.
Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.
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
Other Physical Demands
Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.
Must be able and willing to travel within Company service territory, as needed.
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.
Additional Salary Information: Health Insurance, Life Insurance, 401K & Stock Options
Internal Number: 104595
About Con Edison
We have the privilege of lighting New York City's five boroughs as well as the growing business centers of Westchester County. We illuminate operating rooms where medical miracles occur, bring up the lights on Broadway, and energize one of the world's largest mass transportation systems. We are the power behind Wall Street and the corner store. And, most important, we transmit and distribute the electricity and gas used in millions of homes. By focusing on what we do best - delivering energy over a reliable transmission and distribution system - Con Edison has grown into one of the nation's leading utilities. We serve 3.3 million electric customers, 1.1 million gas customers, and 1,825 steam customers. Our service area includes the five boroughs of New York City and parts of neighboring Westchester County. Con Edison is a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc., one of the nation's largest investor-owned energy companies with $12 billion in annual revenues and approximately $48 billion in assets.