Senior Counsel or Assistant General Counsel (Corporate & Securities)

EntergyNew orleans, LouisianaFull TimeOn Site

Posting End Date: 11/08/2021
  • This position will be filled as a Counsel Sr or Asst General Counsel depending on the qualifications and experience of the candidates***
Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including 8,000 megawatts of nuclear power. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. Tracing its history to 1913 and headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, Entergy has annual revenues of $11 billion and more than 13,000 employees.

The company’s utility business provides electric retail and wholesale power to customers in four states through five utility operating companies: Entergy Arkansas, LLC; Entergy Louisiana, LLC; Entergy Mississippi, LLC; Entergy New Orleans, LLC; and Entergy Texas, Inc. Entergy also delivers natural gas services to 200,000 customers in New Orleans and parts of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Entergy is winding down its wholesale generation business, which provides power to wholesale customers primarily from our two remaining nuclear facilities located in the northern United States.

The electric utility industry is rapidly changing, and Entergy is entering an exciting period of growth as we prepare for the future. We are building the premier utility, a utility that delivers sustainable value to all its stakeholders – our customers, employees, communities, and owners – as measured by strong net promoter scores, high levels of service, superior and affordable products and services, highly skilled and engaged employees, and industry-leading financial performance. We are focusing our sights on three key priorities – customer centricity, continuous improvement, and creating a culture of belonging for our employees. Join us as we take the next step on our journey to building the premier utility.

Job Duties/Responsibilites

The successful candidate will be charged with responsibility for:
  • Assisting with public and private securities offerings as well as other corporate financing matters including credit agreements, a commercial paper program and other Treasury matters; and
  • Assisting with mergers, acquisition, divestitures, joint ventures and venture capital and start-up investments.
Depending upon experience, the successful candidate may also assist with the preparation and review of reports filed with the SEC including Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, the proxy statement and Section 16 filings, managing securities laws compliance programs, and managing complex and sensitive projects with cross-functional teams.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum experience and education required

Counsel, Sr: 6+ years of experience in capital markets, securities law, or M&A work experience is required; In-house experience is a plus (but not required); Prior employment at a nationally recognized law firm is a plus

Asst General Counsel: 9+ years of experience in capital markets, securities law, or M&A work experience is required; In-house experience is a plus (but not required); Prior employment at a nationally recognized law firm is a plus
  • Membership in good standing of a state bar with no prior suspensions or disciplinary history
  • Juris Doctor degree is required
Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities Needed

Broad-based knowledge and experience in the regulated utility and unregulated power business (particularly with MISO and other RTOs and ISOs) is a strong plus. The selected candidate must have the ability to perform well in team-oriented environments and be comfortable interacting with members of senior and executive management.

The selected candidate should have excellent academic credentials; strong interpersonal and communication skills; a solid work ethic; demonstrated success in prior employment; excellent organizational, planning and project management skills; and an intellectual curiosity to learn.

  • The position offers opportunities for advancement, leadership responsibility, and close collaboration with core team members who value attorney input.
  • Travel commitments for this position are expected to be modest.
Primary Location: Louisiana - New Orleans

Job Function: Professional

FLSA Status: Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings: 1

Req ID: 104210

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.

Working Conditions

As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

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