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During 2017, NextEra Energy was named No. 1 overall among electric and gas utilities on Fortune's 2017 list of "World's Most Admired Companies." This is the 10th time in 11 years that the company has received this honor.
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NextEra Energy is seeking two exceptional attorneys to join NextEra’s state regulatory legal group, within the company’s 100 lawyer law department at the company’s headquarters in Juno Beach, located in beautiful and tropical northern Palm Beach County, Florida.
The state regulatory legal group has a fast-paced, challenging and cutting-edge practice advising and representing NextEra Energy and its subsidiaries -- Florida Power & Light Company (the nation’s 3rd largest electric utility) and NextEra Energy Resources (North America’s largest producer of electricity from the wind and the sun) -- in major electric utility regulatory proceedings in Florida and across North America.
Recent matters that team members litigated include:
An electric utility base rate case involving numerous parties and complex financial, technical and regulatory legal issues with hundreds of millions of dollars of annual revenue requirements at issue;
Utility merger cases involving dozens of witnesses and many billions of dollars of business value;
Dozens of state regulatory proceedings around the U.S. and in Canada supporting growth of NextEra’s competitive solar, wind and electric transmission businesses; and
Winning regulatory approvals for innovative approaches to achieving customer savings, electric utility efficiency and environmental improvements, including tearing down and repowering old natural gas-fired plants, and acquiring and shutting down coal plants to save customers money and eliminate plant emissions.
We are looking for versatile, problem-solving, top-of-the-industry state electric regulatory attorneys with more than ten years’ experience preferred, whose credentials should include:
Training and experience from a top national utility-side state regulatory administrative litigation law firm or in-house practice;
A track record of successful hands-on representation of electric utilities in multi-hundred million dollar and larger state regulatory administrative litigation proceedings;
An outstanding academic background; and
A body of legal work demonstrating ethical, innovative, and disciplined approaches to winning regulatory legal proceedings and successfully addressing important and complex regulatory legal problems.
Bachelor's and J.D. degrees with excellent academic performance and ten (10) or more years of relevant legal experience is preferred.
Candidates should be licensed to practice law in Florida or eligible to qualify for a Florida Authorized House Counsel certificate under Florida Supreme Court rules.
NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company with consolidated revenues of approximately $16.2 billion, approximately 45,900 megawatts of generating capacity, which includes megawatts associated with noncontrolling interests related to NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP), and approximately 14,700 employees in 30 states and Canada as of year-end 2016. Headquartered in Juno... Beach, Florida, NextEra Energy's principal subsidiaries are Florida Power & Light Company, which serves approximately 4.9 million customer accounts in Florida and is one of the largest rate-regulated electric utilities in the United States, and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which, together with its affiliated entities, is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun. Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy generates clean, emissions-free electricity from eight commercial nuclear power units in Florida, New Hampshire, Iowa and Wisconsin. A Fortune 200 company and included in the S&P 100 index, NextEra Energy has been recognized often by third parties for its efforts in sustainability, corporate responsibility, ethics and compliance, and diversity, and has been ranked No. 1 in the electric and gas utilities industry in Fortune's 2017 list of "World's Most Admired Companies."