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The Assistant Corporate Counsel is responsible for a wide range
of matters in the legal practice areas of transactional and
commercial matters, including the drafting and negotiation of
simple and complex agreements related to the procurement of goods
and services, non-disclosure agreements, energy purchases and
sales, utility interconnects, energy efficiency programs,
intellectual property matters, and infrastructure technology.
Assistant Corporate Counsel will also assist other attorney's and
paralegals in the Company's legal department in the performance of
legal-related tasks. Position will involve research of legal
matters, drafting and filing of legal documents, preparing reports.
Position requires the ability to solve complex problems, to work
with minimal guidance and to build trusted professional
relationships within the department and the Company. Consideration
for a position above Assistant Corporate Counsel (e.g., Corporate
Counsel or Senior Corporate Counsel) may be given to
Key responsibilities include:
- Drafting and negotiation of contracts.
- Development of contract templates.
- Creation and administration of policies and procedures related
the developments and administration of contracts.
- Review of requests for proposals, bids and responses.
- Research and gather due diligence information related to
transactions involving Ameren. Obtain and organize legal
- Assist with providing training on legal risks and industry
issues within the Company.
- Communicating directly with the Company's business lines to
understand the Company's legal needs.
- Keep current on industry issues, and communicate within their
function on changes in law, or emerging issues.
- Demonstrate proficiency in multiple research tools and in legal
writing. Assist in the implementation of new research and
technology resources to the Company.
Juris Doctorate Degree (J.D.) from an accredited law school
required. Three or more years of experience in a law firm,
corporate legal department or other comparable legal setting
required. Transactional experience preferred. Licensed, eligible to
practice or able to seek admission in Missouri and/or Illinois
required. Working knowledge of legal primary practice area
- Salary based on successful candidate's background and
position's market value.
In addition to the above qualifications, the successful
candidate will demonstrate:
Working knowledge and skills with legal software systems (i.e.,
LEXIS and/or Westlaw) required.
Proficiency with general computer skills.
Ameren's selection process includes a series of interviews and
may include a leadership assessment process. Specific details will
be provided to qualified candidates.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military
service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status
protected by law.