NextEra Energy Attorney - Tort Litigation in Miami, Florida

Attorney - Tort Litigation

Date:Jul 15, 2017

Primary Location:Miami, FL, US, 33134

Company:NextEra Energy Requisition ID: 10171

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Position Specific Description Come join our General Counsel team in expansion!

NextEra Energy is seeking a qualified attorney who will handle a diverse case load of personal injury, property damage and commercial cases. A candidate will be expected to handle these cases from inception through trial (if necessary) with minimal supervision. Performs all legal work required to handle all aspects of litigation concerning the Company, whether it is prosecuting actions on behalf of or defending the Company. The ideal candidate will be an experienced attorney with 5 + years of civil trial experience, including as first chair, in Florida courts. Experience handling all aspects associated with the defense of personal injury cases, including trial. Member of the Florida Bar is required.

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Job Overview Employees in this job perform a variety of routine legal assignments and projects of varying (basic to moderate) complexity and deliver timely and quality legal services to clients with close supervision.

Job Duties & Responsibilities • Conducts legal research, drafts legal documents and assists more experienced attorneys in litigation, regulatory proceedings, and transactions • Provides legal advice to business units, and prepares resolutions and forms • Works to ensure budget compliance and avoids the need for outside counsel • Ensures disclosure of potentially material legal issues to senior leadership • Performs other job-related duties as assigned Required Qualifications • Member in Good Standing of State Bar • High School Grad / GED • Juris Doctorate • Bachelor's Degree • Experience:1+ years Preferred Qualifications • None

Employee Group: Exempt Employee Type: Full Time Job Category: Legal/Regulatory/External Affairs Organization: Florida Power & Light Company (0001) Location: Miami, Florida Other Work Locations: Florida Relocation Provided: No

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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