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Assistant General Counsel, Commercial

$0 - 0/ year
Posted Feb 09
Full Time
On Site
Chicago, Illinois

Job Description

Position Overview

As an Assistant General Counsel, Legal, you will join a growing commercial transactions team and be focused on energy and infrastructure project development and specific commercial transactions related thereto. You will provide professional legal advice, counsel, and guidance to support the development, construction, origination, finance and management of Invenergy’s growing renewable and clean energy portfolio.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal support on a variety of commercial transactions arising throughout the life cycle of Invenergy projects, from development through construction, debt and/or equity financing, offtake and operations, which commercial transactions include build-transfer agreements, development transfer agreements, power purchase and similar offtake agreements, interconnection agreements, EPC agreements, equipment supply agreements, project acquisition and disposition agreements, operations and maintenance agreements as well as debt financing, joint venture agreements, tax equity transactions, cash equity transactions and similar equity related agreements.

  • Provide guidance on transaction structuring.

  • Support the drafting and negotiation of project and financing documentation.

  • Select and manage outside counsel.

  • Ensure consistency across transactions and compliance with internal policies.

  • The position will also provide legal advice and support in other areas of the Company as needed and able.

 

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • JD degree from an accredited law school and active license to practice law, in good standing.

  • 5 - 8 years of experience either within a law firm or as in-house counsel (or a combination thereof) supporting M&A transactions.

  • Experience drafting, negotiating, and advising on sophisticated energy related project development, construction, finance, offtake and M&A documentation sought.

  • Experience researching and analyzing applicable laws and regulations; conducting due diligence reviews; and managing transaction closings.

  • Able to work cross-functionally with internal and external stakeholders under minimal supervision.

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to relay complex concepts to members of management.

  • Self-starter who is proactive, can demonstrate initiative, can work independently as well as on a team, and who has a roll up the sleeves mentality.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills as well as the ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment.

  • Sound judgment, critical thinking, attention to detail, strong business understanding and solid negotiation skills.

  • The ability to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines, and balance a heavy workload.

  • An ability to analyze, interpret, and present complex legal ideas and concepts in a clear and concise fashion.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting utility scale renewable energy-related project finance.

 

Salary Range

$170,000 - $195,000

 

Benefits

Eligible for medical, dental, vision, 401(k), bonus, paid time off, etc.

Invenergy LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.