Company logoPosted Nov 09
Full Time
HybridCayce, South Carolina

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!

We offer a hybrid 3-2 work schedule (three days in the office, two days of teleworking) to accommodate the need for flexibility.

Military service members and veterans with a rank of E-5 or higher plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined below will be considered for this opportunity. 

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 


Job Summary

Provides legal advice and represents the Dominion companies. Litigates cases. Drafts, reviews and negotiates legal documents such as contracts, pleadings, briefs, service agreements, and other documents with legal implications. Counsels and advises clients on legal and regulatory matters, and develops strategies within overall business plan context. Monitors state and federal legislative and regulatory actions, court decisions, and company business practices, and advises clients concerning relevant developments. Provides clients with a legal and risk analysis, and recommended course of action. May manage paraprofessionals. May train or supervise less-experienced lawyers. May direct, monitor, and coordinate outside counsel and internal resources who provide legal services. This could include responding to interrogatories, hiring outside experts, coordinating company experts, preparing witnesses for depositions and trial, or overall responsibility for developing strategy for trial or settlement. Is employed in a particular practice group within the Law Department, staffed with lawyers who have expertise associated with the group. May deliver legal services which differ from a Senior Counsel in another group. May report to a Managing Counsel, or to a Deputy General Counsel.


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

8-10+ years of regulatory related experience.

Specific knowledge, skills, abilities and experience:

  • Experience with, and knowledge of, state public utility laws, regulations, issues, and other legal matters related to the public utility and energy industry.
  • Detailed knowledge of strategic business values and objectives.
  • Broad understanding of laws and regulations, and a thorough understanding of one or more specific areas of law.
  • Solid grasp of defined specialty, plus good understanding of concepts, rules, and issues in major, related specialties.
  • Good analyst, advocate, and presenter of legal points.
  • Mastery of the skills of the Counsel-level position.
  • Requires little supervision.
  • Exhibits good people skills, basic business sense, and awareness of the industry.
  • Independent judgment, and initiative, and ability to work directly with clients.


Education Requirements

Required Degree (equivalency not accepted in lieu of required degree):  Juris Doctor

Required Disciplines:  Law


Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

State law license required.


Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%


Other Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing Required


Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.


Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  

You can experience the excitement of our company – it's the difference between taking a job and starting a career.