Company: Energizing the lives of nearly 4 million customers, with revenues of approximately $5B, NiSource (NYSE: NI) is a leading natural gas and electric utility company. The Company’s over 7,500 employees ensure Columbia Gas and NIPSCO customers have the energy they need across six states. Focused on strategically investing in its energy infrastructure – between $1.8 billion - $1.9 billion annually through 2020 – NiSource will be able to meet its customer commitments for the next 100 years.
Experience: The successful candidate will have at least ten (10) years of legal experience leading legal support for matters related to public company and subsidiary corporate governance, board and committee meetings, shareholder meetings, investor relations, corporate communications, insider trading, stockholder administration, SEC compliance and reporting, NYSE compliance, risk management and the charitable foundation, and managing external counsel on these matters. This person will advise management, the General Counsel and other “C-level” executives on all public company disclosure matters. A combination of experience in a law firm and as in-house counsel is strongly preferred.
Location: Columbus, Ohio or Merrillville, Indiana (outside of Chicago).
Relocation: Yes, this is a national search.
Bar: Active bar membership in at least one U.S. jurisdiction, and admission to the state bar where the position is located within one year of being hired.
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