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We are searching for an in-house regulatory attorney for UNS Energy Corporation and its subsidiary companies. This in-house position will handle complex legal issues relating to federal regulation and compliance, including regulations imposed by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Federal Communications Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Environmental Protection Agency, Securities and Exchange Commission and other federal agencies that regulate public electric and gas utilities. Responsibilities include reviewing, negotiating and drafting various complex commercial agreements subject to regulatory requirements and policy; representing the companies in regulatory litigation and administrative hearings; providing legal advice; research, analysis and writing as to federal regulatory requirements; engaging in compliance counseling, oversight and training; and drafting and preparing regulatory filings. The attorney will function as the direct liaison between the companies and the federal regulatory bodies. The attorney will also address legal matters and concerns arising out of the day-to-day functions of the companies. The attorney will report to the Assistant General Counsel of Federal Regulation & Compliance and provide general support to other in-house attorneys on a variety of transactional and litigation projects.
Juris Doctorate (Doctor of Law). Licensed to practice law in the State of Arizona or ability to obtain Arizona license required.
Minimum of two years of prior experience in a law firm or corporate setting (or equivalent) practicing in the area of federal regulation or administrative law. Superior academic record and excellent written and verbal communication skills, analytical and organizational skills required. Ability to work in both independently and in a team setting. Some demonstrated experience in drafting commercial agreements and negotiating commercial transactions. Legal research and writing experience required. Ability to manage workload effectively, set priorities and deliver results on agreed upon timelines.
Some familiarity with utility regulatory issues preferred.
Internal Number: 3440
About Tucson Electric Power
UNS Energy Corporation, headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, is a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., the largest investor-owned electric and gas distribution utility in Canada. UNS Energy Corporation’s public utility subsidiaries, Tucson Electric Power Company, UNS Electric, Inc. and UNS Gas, Inc., provide electric and gas service to customers in southern and northern Arizona. For more information about UNS Energy Corporation, visit http://www.uns.com.