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An entrepreneurial, independent electric transmission company has an opening for a Regulatory Attorney. Our client is on the cutting edge of the electricity business and an influential leader in evolving energy policies, and has recently relocated its corporate headquarters to Dallas.
The Regulatory Attorney will provide advice on Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and certain state regulatory commission matters. The ideal attorney must have prior experience in FERC matters, working either in a law firm, in-house or governmental agency. Experience working with a Regional Transmission Organization (RTO), the California Public Utilities Commission, and the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) a huge plus.
Prepare pleadings, comments, briefs, and testimony for filing with FERC, other regulatory agencies, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), and courts
Represent company before FERC, other regulatory agencies, and courts through appearances in selected proceedings.
Monitor legal developments pertaining to regulatory matters.
Assist government relations efforts as appropriate and necessary.
Provide legal advice and analysis in support of business and transmission development efforts.
Monitor and advise on FERC and state compliance matters.
Supervise activities of outside counsel in regulatory matters in conjunction with General Counsel.
Law Degree from an ABA accredited law school.
Minimum 5 years’ experience as an Attorney licensed in the US and current member in good standing of one or more state bars, California Bar highly desirable.
Experience advising on FERC matters in either electric, gas, or other power energy industries
Experience with ratemaking, tariff, compliance and certificate issues.
Commercial contracting experience desired.
Must possess excellent communication and legal research skills.
Must be a team player; self-motivated and capable of working with minimal direction.
If you meet the search qualifications and are interested in the Regulatory Attorney position, you may confidentially contact: email@example.com, and refer to job #2654. Please submit resumes in Word format.
Due to the volume of resumes we receive, we may only have a chance to reply to the most qualified candidates. Please know that your inquiry will remain confidential.
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