Assistant General Counsel – Houston

  • Full Time
  • Houston

Calpine

Job Responsibilities:

 Responsible for providing legal advice, regulatory support and strategic expertise to Calpines Retail business lines and provides legal support in a variety of business negotiations and contractual agreements in the retail electricity and gas space.

 Handles a variety of legal projects; anticipates and guards against legal risks through a combination of directly representing Calpine Retail in legal actions or indirectly through the supervising attorney or the management of outside counsel.

 Negotiates retail sales agreements with commercial and industrial customers, and works closely with the Commodity Structuring Team(s) on Retail Product Design as well as drafting and revising Retail addenda/contracts.

 Drafts term sheets and is generally proficient with wholesale trading contracts (ISDA and EEI) and credit structures.

 Responds to regulatory requests for information from both internal as well as external stakeholders. Negotiates contracts with vendors.

 Interprets and prepares legal documents/contracts, analyzes proposed and existing legislation and advises management on legal matters.

 Understands and applies law, regulation and administrative procedures associated with specialty areas of law and requires minimal professional guidance.

 Requires working knowledge in a number of areas, including but not limited to, energy, corporate law, litigation, employment, contracts, environmental and regulatory affairs, and bankruptcy.

 Must have effective communications skills, and ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.

Requirements

 JD from an ABA accredited law school

 Seasoned professional; typically requires 10+ years experience.

 Comprehensive knowledge.

 Seasoned professional with advanced applied experience.

 Applies advanced skills contributing to knowledge areas within function, but not yet an expert in all.

 Makes recommendations on moderately complex issues regarding project components and tasks.

 May make recommendations on new processes, procedures and services; supports and contributes to development of new methods, services or techniques.

 Works on problems of diverse scope ranging from moderate to complex.

 Uses independent judgment within defined policies and practices.

 Interprets guidelines, select methods, techniques and analytical approach

 Little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.

 Serves as project/technical lead on small to medium sized projects; may coordinate work of professionals, and others outside of own department.

 Resource integrator builds professional networks and identifies and connects resources to achieve goals.

 Regularly contributes actionable ideas in brainstorming and planning sessions

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