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Sr Paralegal- Transactional

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Date: Jan 7, 2022

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  57863 

 

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

Join the best team in America working to build our country’s clean energy future – come work at NextEra Energy, one of America’s most admired, influential, important, ethical, and diverse companies, and one that Forbes says will ‘Change the World’. 

 

Those aren’t just our words: 

  • Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies (In 2021, NextEra Energy was ranked No. 1 in the electric and gas utilities industry on Fortune's list of "Most Admired Companies" for the 14th time in 15 years); 
  • TIME100 Most Influential Companies (NextEra Energy was named on the inaugural 2021 TIME100 Most Influential Companies list as a disruptor that is shaping a sustainable energy future); 
  • Fortune Change the World (In 2021, NextEra Energy was, for the second time,  recognized on Fortune's list of companies that "Change the World."

 

Our Sr Paralegals work collaboratively with a diverse and dynamic legal team on a wide variety of energy projects in Florida and throughout the US. Transactions may include development projects, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity deals, joint ventures, and other initiatives supporting the deployment of wind, solar and other renewable energy resources, the deployment of emerging technologies, and other efforts to decarbonize segments of the economy.   

 

We are seeking a candidate with transactional experience in one or more of the following areas – commercial transactions, contract administration, finance, corporate, tax, regulatory, environmental, real estate, title, land use, project development, and utilities. 

 

 

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: 7+ 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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