$100K — $200K *
Provides legal assessments, interpretations, recommendations, and representation on corporate policies and issues in compliance with federal, state, county, and municipal statutes, regulations, and other legal authority. Primary focus will be on state regulatory matters before the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN). Represents the company in judicial and regulatory forums. Provides legal advice on the interpretation of statutes, regulations, legal opinions, and corporate policies. Reviews and recommends application of corporate policies to protect the company’s interests and objectives. Prepares and reviews legal documents.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides legal assessments, interpretations, recommendations, and representation on a wide range of legal issues involving federal, state, county, and municipal statutes, regulations and other legal authority, as well as corporate policies.
Represents the company in administrative proceedings before the PUCN. Advises the company in connection with and assists in the preparation and filing of general rate cases, integrated resource plans, and other administrative filings jurisdictional to the PUCN.
Drafts and revises all forms of legal documents including contracts, pleadings, data requests, data request responses, testimony, regulatory documents, reports, and presentations.
Provides counsel and legal advice on the interpretation of statutes, regulations, legal opinions, and corporate policies.
Develops and presents recommendations to senior management within the organizational unit and the company regarding courses of action to ensure compliance with applicable legal authority and minimize legal risks.
Recommends application of corporate policies and legal controls to protect the company’s interests and objectives.
Ensures all compliance aspects of position are known and followed; understands and complies with all policies, codes and regulations applicable to position and company.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Essential Education, Skills, and Environment
Education and Work Experience
Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited U.S. law school, as well as qualification for membership with the State Bar of Nevada (within one year of starting the position) and authorization to practice before the FERC. Minimum of five years’ experience in law firm, government or corporate setting.
Specialized Knowledge and Skills
Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to assess implications of proposed actions/arguments and respond appropriately in internal and external forums. Ability to work as a team member, to maintain project timelines, to manage and prioritize multiple legal initiatives, and deliver commitments. Knowledge of research and analysis techniques and application of federal, state and local government laws and regulations is required.
Equipment and Applications
PCs, word processing, spreadsheet and database software.
Work Environment and Physical Demands
General office environment. No special physical demands required. Same-day and overnight travel required.
Annual Salary: $141,500.00 (Min) to $166,500.00 (Mid); Up to 20% Short Term Incentive Plan target opportunity at the discretion of the company. This is a non-represented position.
Valid through: 12/14/2020