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Sr Legal Assistant

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Date: Jan 7, 2022

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

Company: NextEra Energy

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Position Specific Description

Florida Power & Light Company is looking for an experienced Sr Legal Assistant to join our litigation team and support our Assistant General Counsel in our Juno Beach office.


Responsibilities incude: 

•Assists with case files, evidence books and hearing preparation including witness lists, discovery and exhibits
•Prepares outside counsel engagement packages, budgets and track outside counsel invoices to ensure budget control for extensive multi-jurisdictional legal practice
•Sets up and maintains Sharepoint databases and electronic files for major proceedings
•Assists in preparing and e-filing pleadings, legal documents and administrative agency reports
•Assists in preparing PowerPoint and other management presentation materials 


Key Qualifications:
•Excellent client service orientation with the ability to work with all levels of the organization
•Confidential and accountable
•Self-motivated and able to prioritize
•Works independently and as part of a team
•Proficient with computer systems, applications and common office technology


Job Overview

Employees in this role provide advanced legal and administrative assistance and support functions for attorneys and members of the law department.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Assists in case preparation including basic legal research, file maintenance and transaction management and closings
•   Drafts documents and correspondence
•   Maintains legal calendar and schedules all legal proceedings and negotiations
•   Mentors and coordinates work activities for junior employees
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  High School Grad / GED
•  Experience:8+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  Multi-Tasking
•  Time Management
•  Adaptability
•  Planning
•  Organization Skills
•  Typing Skills
•  Telephone Skills
•  Report/Presentation Preparation
•  Copy Services/Duplication
•  Mail Express Services


Employee Group:  Non Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Legal/Regulatory/External Affairs
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
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 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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