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Sr Attorney Commercial Transactions

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Date: Oct 17, 2021

Primary Location: 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

Nextera Energy is seeking an experienced commercial attorney with renewable energy, transactional and project management expertise to support NextEra’s development and business management teams. The attorney would be responsible for drafting and negotiating various commercial agreements, including purchase and sale agreements, build-transfer agreements, power purchase agreements and joint development agreements related to renewable resources. Applicant must be a team player with a demonstrated commercial acumen who can interact successfully with clients, management and counterparties and who can thrive in a fast-paced, demanding environment. Experience in the following is highly preferred: power purchase agreements, acquisitions and divestitures, financing, development of renewable energy projects, corporate governance. Must have at least seven years as a commercial transactional attorney.

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Deliver timely and quality legal advice (written and oral) to clients with minimal supervision. 
  • Manage commercial transactions. 
  • Identify, mitigate and guard against legal and commercial risk. 
  • Work to ensure budget compliance. 
  • Displace outside counsel.
  • Ensure disclosure of material legal issues to General Counsel.
  • Significant budgetary responsibility; limited supervisory responsibility.

Job Overview

Employees in this job participate in complex legal matters and projects and deliver timely and quality legal services to clients with minimal supervision.

Job Duties & Responsibilities


•   Provides written and oral legal advice to clients
•   Anticipates and guards against legal risks involving the organization
•   Works to ensure budget compliance and avoids the need for outside counsel
•   Ensures disclosure of potentially material legal issues to senior leadership
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications


•  Member in Good Standing of State Bar
•  High School Grad / GED
•  Juris Doctorate
•  Bachelor's Degree
•  Experience:5+ years

Preferred Qualifications


•  None

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Legal/Regulatory/External Affairs
Organization:  NextEra Energy Resources, LLC 
Location:  Juno Beach, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable

 

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.

If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, 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 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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