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Paralegal - Governance and Structure Team

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Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.


Position Specific Description

Specific responsibilities of the paralegal position include the following:

  • Manage life cycle of subsidiaries by obtaining necessary approvals and preparing legal documents to effect formations, amendments, qualifications to do business, withdrawals, mergers of limited liability companies 
  • Establish and maintain electronic minute book records (organizational documents and corporate resolutions) for newly formed and acquired entities 
  • Update CSC entity management database to enter information for new entities and changes in entity information; use database to provide information for shared mailbox requests
  • Prepare annual report filings for Delaware, among other jurisdictions
  • Promptly respond to routine information requests sent to Corporate Governance shared mailbox to provide information about organizational structure, ownership and management following established procedures
  • Responses to shared mailbox requests include preparing and providing W-9s, officer lists, incumbency certificates, corporate structure charts, EINs, secretary’s certificates, subsidiary attestations, obtaining good standing certificates 
  • Draft routine corporate consents for subsidiaries, including banking resolutions and officer changes

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong computer skills. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, Teams, Excel, WorkShare Compare
  • Experience with legal entity management database preferred
  • Knowledge of legal terminology and governance helpful
  • Experience working with and familiarity with various types of legal entities across jurisdictions
  • Support experience in law firm or in-house legal department a plus
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize effectively, work under pressure, handle multiple tasks and meet numerous competing and urgent deadlines       
  • Ability to follow established workflows and guidelines, understand office procedures and practices
  • Requires clear and concise writing, proofreading and editing for spelling and grammar
  • Must be able to work in a team environment, supporting and working with a team of paralegals and attorneys
  • Ability to communicate tactfully with internal management and staff at all levels
  • Available to work outside business hours on occasion, particularly during the last three months of the year

Job Overview

Employees in this position are responsible for providing paralegal support to the company and for the attorneys within the law department.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Under limited supervision:

  • Drafts and edits legal documents based on edits and input from corporate attorneys
  • Participates in special projects or activities related to the legal discipline being supported  
  • Performs legal and transaction related research
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor’s or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 0+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Paralegal Certification


Employee Group:  Non Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Legal/Regulatory/External Affairs
Organization:  NextEra Energy Resources, LLC 
Relocation Provided:  No


Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.


NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


NextEra Energy and provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.


NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Miami