FERC Counsel


FERC Counsel Konexo US • United States (Remote)

About Konexo and Eversheds Sutherland

Konexo US, a division of Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP, provides alternative legal and compliance services. Konexo was created to meet client demand for high quality, interim lawyers, paralegals, technologists, consultants, and legal project managers. Konexo professionals support clients and Eversheds Sutherland teams.

Eversheds Sutherland is a global law firm with 74 offices across 35 countries worldwide committed to delivering client service excellence. As a full service law practice, Eversheds Sutherland acts for many sectors across the US, UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia providing legal advice to clients in each of its practice areas including Capital Markets & Investments, Corporate, Energy, Finance, Intellectual Property, Insurance, Investment Services & Products, Litigation, Real Estate, and Tax.

FERC Counsel

Konexo US is seeking a US-based FERC counsel with several years’ law firm experience to support our firm’s energy practice group. This opportunity is an independent contractor role for project-based work and is ideal for individuals who are freelancing or looking for limited duration opportunities.

  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Work pattern: 15-20 hours per week to start, potential to increase to 30+ hours later in September
  • Contract duration: Through the end of 2023
  • Location: Remote

What you should have:

  • 5+ years’ law firm experience with FERC litigation matters, including research, drafting pleadings, and managing discovery of matters involving electric power
  • Excellent research skills
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Member in good standing of at least one U.S. state bar

The benefits of joining Konexo US:

  • Our flexible resourcing model means you can choose how and when you work. People approach us for a whole range of reasons - they might be seeking a better work-life balance, the ability to develop their legal career while also having the time to pursue other interests, or they may simply want a way of working that offers greater control and flexibility that more traditional models do not provide.
  • You will have access to high quality legal work, helping to develop your experience and career.
  • We have full-time, part-time and more flexible ad-hoc hourly opportunities, with many of our roles offering hybrid or remote working arrangements.

We are one of the first law practices to enter the flexible legal resourcing market, and have a wealth of experience in placing legal professionals across a variety of sectors.

If you want to take charge of your career, and work with a global law firm and some of the best companies in the world, then we would love to hear from you!

Due to the volume of responses we receive, unfortunately if you have not heard back from us within 4 weeks of applying, we are not moving forward with your application. Please feel free to review our vacancies at https://us.eversheds-sutherland.com/Careers/Konexo/Open-Positions for future roles as this is updated frequently.

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion within our Firm and in the larger legal profession. We believe that diverse skills, knowledge and viewpoints make us a stronger firm. Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP maintains a policy of affording all employees and applicants equal employment opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditi­ons), sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity or expression or transgender status), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, ancestry, amnesty, citizenship status, ethnicity, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation will not be tolerated in any of the Firm’s offices or any other work-related setting. Qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a position or to enable them to perform the essential functions of a position for which they are otherwise qualified. EEO.

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