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Sr Paralegal

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Date: Apr 8, 2021

Primary Location: Washington, DC, US, 20004

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  51661 

 

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

This position will be part of NextEra’s Federal Regulatory Affairs team based in Washington DC.  The FRA team handles all NextEra matters relating to regulation by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission under the Federal Power Act, Natural Gas Act and others statutes.  The FRA team supports numerous business units within NextEra, and its scope of work includes utility and pipeline rate cases, FERC litigation, transmission and interconnection issues, enforcement and compliance matters, regulatory advocacy, utility mergers and acquisitions, participation in RTOs, market-based rate authorizations, reliability compliance, and support for infrastructure development.  

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
  • Paralegal Certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

 

Employee Group:  Non Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Legal/Regulatory/External Affairs
Organization:  NextEra Project Mgmt 
Location:  Washington, District of Columbia 
Other Work Locations:  District of Columbia 
Relocation Provided:  No

 

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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