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2020: Law Clerk Program (Rosemead) - Law Students
Edison International | Rosemead, California
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Job Description

Energy for What's Ahead:

Are you looking for a diverse team of inventors, pioneers, and dreamers working together? Look no further.

We want team members who want to invest their skills and intellect into something that matters-like solving one of the most important issues of our time. It's what we do. Power the planet while drastically reducing carbon emissions and building cleaner air for everyone. You're a critical piece of the solution.

Program Overview:

This position is part of Southern California Edison's (SCE) Law Clerk Experience Program. Law clerks are expected to work forty hours per week during a 12 week period during the summer and an average of 15 hours per week for the rest of the school year. Hours in the school year will be somewhat flexible to accommodate academic commitments.

About the Law Department:

The Law Department has lawyers practicing in many subject areas, including energy regulation and policy, power procurement, litigation, labor and employment, real property, contracts, intellectual property, local government affairs and corporate governance. On the advocacy side of the practice, the Department's lawyers regularly practice before the state and federal courts and before state and federal agencies including the California Public Utilities Commission, the California Energy Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. On the business side of the practice, lawyers support new business initiatives, help fashion energy policy, draft and negotiate contracts for the purchase or sale of power, telecommunications, software, real property and equipment, and provide other legal services needed by a Fortune 500 company. The Law Department is located in Southern California Edison's corporate headquarters in Rosemead, California.

Position Overview:

The successful candidate will perform research on a variety of legal issues, and engage in writing memos, briefs, draft pleadings, and contract provisions at the direction of the supervising attorney; may attend departmental and client meetings, and other relevant meetings with supervising attorney(s). In addition, the successful candidate may assist in the representation of the Company on various matters, including in state and federal court, and advising client organizations in identifying and resolving legal, business and strategic issues related to general business issues, claims and liability. The successful candidate is also expected to maintain a safety conscious work environment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices and performing other responsibilities/duties as assigned.

Qualifications You Need…

* Must be a law student entering their third year of law school, pursuing a Juris Doctorate (JD) in Law at an ABA accredited institution
* Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25/4.00 or higher
* Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills
* Demonstrated experience conducting efficient electronic and traditional research
* Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
* Demonstrated experience illustrating excellent analytical and interpersonal skills

Things You Should Know…

* Applicants must provide a cover letter, resumes, and recent writing sample (research memo, journal article, or pleading) on which they are the sole author.
* There are at least 2 open positions for this requisition.
* Official transcripts will be verified during the onboarding process
* We require you to be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship
* Relocation/Housing Stipend is not provided

Why Edison?

The people here at Edison don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We are fueling the kind of innovation that is changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. You'll have a chance to grow your career and make a difference in the world.

SCE serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. As a company, we have big dreams and we know nothing big is ever accomplished alone. Join one of the nation's leading electric utilities in making sure California, and all of us who live here, shine bright.

At SCE we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

About Edison International

Edison International is engaged in the business of holding, for investment, the common stock of its subsidiaries. Edison International has three segments: an electric utility operation segment (SCE), a non utility power generation segment (EME), and a financial services provider segment (Edison Capital). In the electric utility operation segment, the Company operates through its subsidiary, Southern California Edison Company (SCE). In the non-utility power generation segment, it operates through Mission Energy Holding Company (MEHC) and Edison Mission Energy (EME). In the financial services provider segment, Edison International operates through Edison Capital. (Source: 10-K)

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