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Sr. Attorney, Principal Attorney, or Assistant General Counsel Job

Xcel Energy

Location:
Position Type:
Rqd Education: Doctorate Degree
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: December 6, 2022
Reference Code: 53214-en_US

Location(s): TX - Austin; NM - Santa Fe; NM - Santa Fe; TX - Amarillo

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A position at Xcel Energy could be just what you're looking for.

Position Summary
Provides legal counsel to Xcel Energy and management of Xcel Energy legal services, including outside counsel. Handles complex legal matters on a regular basis, oftentimes requiring creative solutions to challenging legal issues. Viewed as an expert within the company and legal community in designated practice area.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership and counsel to Xcel Energy management on complex legal, business, legislation, regulation and strategic matters.
  • Prepares contracts, pleadings, briefs and other documents for business transactions or legal proceedings.
  • Represents Xcel Energy in courts, regulatory agencies and other adjudicatory or adversarial proceedings.
  • May serve in a lead role to provide overall practice expertise and direction of attorneys within area of expertise. May act as primary point of contact for business areas.

 


Sr. Attorney Minimum Requirments

 

 

  • Juris Doctorate degree from ABA accredited law school.
  • Licensed to practice in the state in which the position is located.
  • 3-6 years of practice in corporate law department, law firm, government practice or equivalent legal experience.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills are required.


Principal Attorney Minimum Requirements

 

 

  • Juris Doctorate degree from ABA accredited law school.
  • 6-10 years of practice in corporate law department, law firm, government practice or equivalent legal experience.


Assistant General Counsel Minimum Requirements

 

 

  • Juris Doctorate degree from ABA accredited law school.
  • Licensed to practice in state where position is located.
  • 10+ years of practice in corporate law department, law firm, government practice or equivalent legal experience.
  • Leadership experience required.

 


Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

Posting Notes: TX - Austin || TX - Austin; NM - Santa Fe; NM - Santa Fe; TX - Amarillo || United States (US) || General Counsel || 80010:Deputy General Counsel || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $103,000 to $220,666 per year

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits and/or pay components: Pay - Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only), Parental Leave

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Requisition Number: 53214
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com

 

About this Employer

As a leading electric and natural gas energy company, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity customers and 1.9 million natural gas customers across our eight states: Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

Our workforce of more than 12,000 is rising to the challenge of a dynamic, constantly-changing utility industry. One that requires us to be even more customer focused, forward thinking and productive while remaining committed to meeting our customers’ fundamental need for safe, reliable, affordable energy.

With nearly 50% of our workforce eligible to retire in the next five years, there’s never been a better time to come on board. Do you have a passion for renewable energy, like wind or solar? Or care about giving back to the community? You’ll be in a position to directly impact our energy future.

At Xcel Energy, you’ll be challenged, respected and rewarded. You’ll find an ethical team committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship. A dynamic company where you’ll have meaningful work that makes a difference.