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Energy Regulatory Attorney (In-House)

Posted Jul 02
Contract
Texas

Introduction Epiq Counsel is an innovative legal services talent provider that offers meaningful work and flexibility to sophisticated and credentialed lawyers and legal professionals. Our lawyers work on a wide variety of matters for Fortune 500 clients, such as complex licensing agreements, intellectual property, employment counseling, compliance policy creation, and M&A transactions. Epiq works hard to provide our diverse legal talent with challenging work for sophisticated clients that does not require sacrificing flexibility or control.

Epiq Counsel takes the time and attention to understand each lawyer’s practice areas, experience, and preferences to ensure they are presented with compelling engagement opportunities with leading law departments across the globe. __

By joining the Epiq Counsel Waitlist, you will be considered for future energy regulatory-focused engagements aligned with your expertise and preferences. Leverage our network to bridge the gap between your skills and organizations in need of top-tier legal services. Take the next step in your legal career and join a vibrant community of Epiq legal professionals!

We are actively seeking Energy Regulatory Attorneys located anywhere in the United States with the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in energy law in an in-house setting, focusing on regulatory compliance and policy.
  • Experience in traditional (oil and gas) and renewable energy sectors (solar, wind, etc.).
  • Substantive knowledge of federal and state energy regulations, including FERC, NERC, EPA, and state public utility commissions.
  • Experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts, agreements, and other legal documents related to energy projects.
  • JD Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Active bar license in good standing in Texas.
  • Epiq Counsel partners with industry-leading clients in support of their sophisticated interim talent needs. Must be interested in practicing in an alternative, fixed-term legal services model.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with environmental law and regulations.
  • Familiarity with renewable energy incentives, tax credits, and funding mechanisms.

Support our multinational corporate clients on the following:

  • Dynamic project work that varies in length and is conducted remotely or hybrid depending on client needs.
  • Variable hours in a consultancy role; commitment may range from part-time to full-time based on project requirements.
  • Provide expert legal advice on regulatory matters related to oil, gas, solar, and clean energy projects.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local energy regulations and policies.
  • Represent the company in regulatory proceedings, hearings, and negotiations with regulatory agencies.
  • Monitor and analyze regulatory developments and legislative changes affecting the energy sector.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate contracts, agreements, and other legal documents related to energy projects.
  • Collaborate with internal teams, including project development, operations, and finance, to support regulatory and compliance initiatives.
  • Advise on environmental regulations and compliance related to energy projects.
  • Participate in industry associations and advocacy groups to influence policy and regulatory outcomes.
  • Conduct legal research and provide training on regulatory compliance and best practices.
  • Professional immersion in diverse corporate cultures and industries.

Benefits

  • Predominately remote/hybrid work
  • Compensation commensurate with experience and complexity of engagement
  • 401(k) with company match
  • PTO and paid federal holidays
  • Optional medical coverage; HSA Account; Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefits (as applicable)
  • Access to professional development resources and learning and development programs

Should your experience meet the role requirements, the Epiq Counsel team will contact you. The Epiq Counsel team strives to respond to all applications; however due to the volume of applicants, we cannot always respond to every application.

It is Epiq’s policy to comply with all applicable equal employment opportunity laws by making all employment decisions without unlawful regard or consideration of any individual’s race, religion, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions, transgender status, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, marital status, age, national origin, genetic information, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, veteran or family status or any other basis protected by applicable national, federal, state, provincial or local law. Epiq’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on any of these impermissible bases, as well as any bases or grounds protected by applicable law in each jurisdiction. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. Epiq is pleased to provide such assistance and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. Pursuant to relevant law, where applicable, Epiq will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.