PPL Services Corporation, a PPL company (“PPL” or “the Company”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) to conduct this search on an exclusive basis. Interested candidates should submit their resumes (in MS Word) to PPLCounsel@mlaglobal.com or to the MLA Recruiter who first contacted you about this position. Please do not contact PPL directly. Resumes directed to the Company will be forwarded to MLA for consideration.
Overview: The Senior Counsel, Corporate and Compliance will be part of the Corporate legal team reporting to the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for PPL Services Corporation, and will be located in Allentown, PA.
Firm: As one of the largest investor-owned companies in the U.S. utility sector, PPL Corporation delivers on its promises to customers, investors, employees and the communities we serve. Our utilities – Western Power Distribution, Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities, and PPL Electric Utilities – provide an outstanding service experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best in the United States and the United Kingdom. PPL has grown from a company with customers and facilities in one region of Pennsylvania to a diverse energy company with more than 10 million customers in the U.S. and the U.K. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for more than 12,000 employees around the U.S. and abroad. More information about PPL can be found at www.pplweb.com.
Compensation: A competitive compensation package that includes a base salary, an incentive bonus, annual long-term equity incentive, and other benefits including Company-sponsored plans.
Experience: 10+ years of general corporate experience, with significant focus on providing legal support for compliance and ethics matters for one or more publicly-traded companies. Candidates will also have supported and overseen compliance programs and processes, led or participated in privileged compliance investigations and managed related litigation, and developed a strong understanding of public company compliance, reporting, and governance frameworks. Outside of the compliance area, the ideal candidate will have broad legal experience to provide support for the growing areas of sustainability and ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance), and in-house corporate experience in one or more areas of general corporate practice such as supporting corporate, financial and strategic transactions, or providing dedicated legal support to an operating unit or shared service. Candidates must be proactive, business-savvy counselors, flexible and eager to work in a dynamic legal environment, must anticipate legal risks, craft workable solutions, and provide clear and practical advice to clients. A combination of law firm training and prior in-house experience is highly preferred.
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa is the world’s largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London, and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting clients’ and candidates’ needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search, and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted “Best Legal Search Firm in the U.S.” in the most recent national survey of America’s top law firms. To learn more about MLA, please visit our website at www.mlaglobal.com.