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NextEra Energy is seeking an experienced attorney for the commercial and infrastructure group within NextEra Energy’s General Counsel Business Unit. This position will provide legal support related to energy transactions, engineering, construction, procurement, marketing, general commercial and utility work. She/he will play a lead role in structuring, negotiating, drafting, and providing general transactional support for multiple business units within the Company.
Applicants should have a strong academic background and at least 5 years of experience in a top law firm, corporate legal department or financial institution related to the energy and utility industries.
Experience drafting and negotiating power transactions, engineering & construction and procurement work, acquisitions and dispositions of energy infrastructure assets and project financing.
Experience representing electric utilities and independent power producers
Familiarity with electric utility regulation
Member in Good Standing of State Bar
5+ years of experience
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 22733
About NextEra Energy Inc
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 non-controlling 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 5 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 r...anked No. 1 in the electric and gas utilities industry in Fortune's 2017 list of "World's Most Admired Companies."