Description:

Job Summary
The Assistant Corporate Secretary and Counsel reports to the Corporate Secretary and Managing Counsel Cyber Security. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Corporate Secretary in ensuring that Board members and officers of PSEG and its subsidiary companies have the proper advice and resources for discharging their fiduciary duties to shareholders under the law. They will also be responsible for managing board and committee meeting materials and logistics as well as the annual shareholder meeting; providing corporate governance legal advice and overseeing governance processes; subsidiary management; and facilitating board communications.

Please note this position is hybrid, comprised of remote and in office work. PSEG reserves the right to amend the hybrid model at any time.

Job Responsibilities
Responsibilities include:
  • Plan and execute all Board and Committee meetings and meetings of executive management committees and annual shareholder meeting
  • Assist the Corporate Secretary with advising the Board on its roles and responsibilities
  • Provide legal advice on corporate governance issues
  • Oversee corporate disclosure and compliance with state corporation laws, stock exchange listing standards, and SEC reporting and compliance
  • Advise on delegation of authority and related person transaction issues
  • Assist in preparation of SEC filings including proxy statement and annual and quarterly reports
  • Oversee and provide legal advice on subsidiary governance and management
  • Maintain key corporate documents and records
  • Provide support to business units and the corporate counsel group in connection with various types of corporate transactions including financings, mergers and acquisitions and public and private securities
  • Track stock holdings and manage Section 16 filings with the SEC for directors and executive officers
  • Support investor communication and engagement on corporate governance issues

Job Specific Qualifications
Required
  • Juris Doctorate degree
  • License to practice law in NJ
  • At least 3 years of relevant legal work experience
  • Legal education on or experience with corporate governance
  • Legal analytical, organizational, and oral and written communication skills

Desired
  • Experience working with an in-house law department or law firm
  • Experience advising board of directors or senior management regarding corporate matters
  • Experience with SEC filings such as proxy statements, annual and quarterly reports, Section 16 filings, and Form 4 filings

Minimum Years of Experience
3 years of experience

Education
Juris Doctorate

Certifications
BAR Licensed Attorney