In-House Counsel

Posting Date:
Nov 04, 2022
Company/Firm:
UGE
Area of Law:
Corporate
Position Type:
Permanent
Experience:
3-4+ years

Description

In-house Counsel 

Summary  

UGE develops, owns, and operates community and commercial solar and energy storage projects in the United States. With over a decade of experience in the industry, we are on the front lines, working to accelerate the transition to clean, reliable energy. 

Our team is growing quickly, and we seek a talented and motivated individual to join our team to manage our legal and regulatory requirements.  

In this position, this individual will serve as UGE’s in house legal and regulatory expert, coordinating external counsel as required and interacting with all functions across the organization. This encompasses: reviewing all contracts prior to execution; establishing and revising standard company contracts; ensuring regulatory filings are completed on time; addressing any litigation that may arise, and; acting as corporate secretary for all of the entities in UGE’s growing corporate structure.   

Responsibilities  

  • Corporate Secretarial responsibilities (Minute books, resolutions, corporate (i.e. exchange) & commercial (i.e. lease memos/easement) filings 

  • Contract review, negotiation, and administration (Leases, PPAs, EPC, subcontracts, financing, M&A) 

  • Litigation 

  • External counsel co-ordination 

  • Title and lien search co-ordination 

Qualifications  

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills  

  • Excellent interpersonal service skills 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills  

  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills 

  • Renewable industry experience 

  • Understanding of contract law in the United States 

  • Knowledge in the areas of construction, financing (incl. tax equity), and M&A beneficial  

Benefits & Compensation  

  • Competitive salary and bonuses 

  • High quality health, dental, and vision insurance with options to enroll in a FSA and/or HSA 

  • Ability to work in a remote or hybrid environment 

  • Generous PTO policy 

  • Smart, collaborative, and fun team making a tangible impact on our transition to the clean energy future and health of our planet 

Nice to Have  

  • Experience in renewables and familiarity with NERC and FERC  

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Contact Name Jessica Arias

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