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SoCalGas is seeking an attorney to handle a wide range of California regulatory proceedings for the Company in a lead counsel capacity. This position will primarily focus on state regulatory matters at the California Public Utilities Commission.
Act as lead counsel for a wide range of state regulatory proceedings for SoCalGas
Handle fast-paced proceedings and matters, and provide timely advice and counsel to internal clients and the law department
Provide legal advice and counsel for highly complex, technical, and/or sensitive issues to the business unit or other client groups as necessary
Interact regularly with internal clients and understand the goals and sensitivities of the business unit
Ensure that law department management and/or business unit leadership stays regularly informed regarding proceedings
Position is based in downtown Los Angeles.
Graduate from a nationally recognized law school. Top academic credentials desired.
8+ years' experience required in litigation, preferably before different adjudicatory bodies, including court, arbitration and/or proceedings handled by administrative law judges. Regulatory law experience preferred, but not required. Trial experience is highly preferred.
Knowledge of the regulated utility industry and regulatory finance is desirable
Ability to represent SoCalGas as the lead lawyer in regulatory proceedings, such as independently handle regulatory proceedings before state regulatory agencies and/or the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Excellent written and oral advocacy and communication skills and strong analytic ability
Ability to quickly learn and ability to apply regulatory knowledge to various legal situations affecting the Business Unit.
Excellent judgment and willingness to learn, accept new challenges, and work on a team
Some in-state travel required (primarily to San Francisco)
Southern California Gas Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap or disability, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in accordance with state and federal law. For more information, click on the following link:
Southern California Gas Company is an EEO/AA Employer
Internal Number: JR 19-51205
Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas ®) has been delivering clean, safe and reliable natural gas to its customers for more than 140 years. It is the nation’s largest natural gas distribution utility, providing safe and reliable energy to 20.9 million consumers through 5.8 million meters in more than 500 communities. The company’s service territory encompasses approximately 20,000 square miles in diverse terrain throughout Central and Southern California, from Visalia to the Mexican border. SoCalGas is a regulated subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE). Sempra Energy, based in San Diego, is a Fortune 500 energy services holding company. SoCalGas also helps energize communities through our involvement in programs with these goals: - Protect and preserve the environment - Promote education and leadership development - Encourage emergency preparedness and safety - Support economic, community and business development As we move forward, we believe SoCalGas must continue to be a good corporate citizen, while taking a leadership role to help solve some of the critical issues facing our diverse communities.