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The Senior Counsel will be responsible for providing legal support on a wide variety of transactional matters including (i) acting as primary in-house attorney for the structuring, negotiation, drafting, and implementation of complex LNG sales transactions and other LNG development activities, and (ii) supporting other in-house attorneys in (or, if required, leading) the legal work for the development of major LNG or midstream infrastructure projects.
Accountabilities (The following is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not an exhaustive list of all expectations.):
Primarily responsible for structuring, negotiating and documenting a variety of complex LNG tolling, sales and regasification transactions undertaken by Sempra. This work includes coordinating internal considerations, including coordination with tax, regulatory and accounting functions, as well as reporting internal to executives and upper management.
Primarily responsible for legal support for the performance of LNG sales transactions.
Analyze complex commercial transactions and develop recommendations in connection with potential business opportunities in the LNG or midstream space.
Coordinate, implement and monitor general legal services, including working closely with internal and external counsel, along with the senior business managers.
Requires a Bachelor's degree and J.D. from an accredited law school.
Member in good standing of a US State Bar. NY, CA or TX preferred.
At least 7 years of post-qualification experience, with the demonstrated ability in LNG transactions and the ability to draft and negotiate LNG sales documentation.
Experience with a well-established law firm and/or a corporate legal department.
Experience dealing with highly regulated transactions and projects.
Ability to analyze complex business situations and develop recommendations which meet the company’s legal and business needs.
Ability to prioritize conflicting demands from multiple business clients in a fast paced environment while paying attention to detail.
Significant experience as the “first chair” in complex commercial transactions, and confidence in managing and directing in-house specialties and other team members.
Proven communication, and interpersonal skills, ability to work well independently and in a team setting.
Ability to interface effectively with all levels of a complex organization; ability to build excellent working relationships within multiple working groups.
Ability to travel.
Ability to relocate to our San Diego, California headquarters.
The energy industry continues to evolve and at Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, we prepare for tomorrow’s challenges by collaborating with our partners and the communities in which we operate to develop innovative clean energy solutions.Our experienced team has proven capabilities in the development, design, construction, and operation of renewable energy and natural gas infrastructure. We bring that expe...rtise to all of our projects and collaborate closely with our partners. Our commitment to listening and finding the right solution coupled with our values-based dedication to local communities, the environment, and safety ensures that we responsibly deliver clean energy solutions every time.