Overview

Provides legal counsel to Xcel Energy and its subsidiaries and manages outside counsel. Regularly handles routine legal matters without assistance from other attorneys and trends toward handling a significant number of complex matters without assistance. 

 

Essential Responsibilities Percent of Time

 

  • Prepares complex contracts, pleadings, briefs, and other legal documents for business transactions or legal proceedings.
  • Provides counsel to Xcel Energy management on legal, business, legislation, regulation and strategic matters. 
  • Provides opinions on policy questions and legal implications of Xcel Energy operations.
  • Provides leadership and counsel to business partners on retail electric and gas matters;
  • Drafts and reviews applications and testimony to include filings on rate recovery, resource planning, and the roll-out of new products and programs;
  • Represents Xcel Energy before the Colorado Public Utilities Commission and other agency bodies.
  • May act as a primary point of contact for certain business areas and external partners.

 

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.   

 

Preferred

  • Strong preference will be given to candidates with State Regulatory law experience.

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