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Dominion Energy Counsel/Senior Counsel (Energy Transactions) in Charlotte, North Carolina

Counsel/Senior Counsel (Energy Transactions)

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!

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

Dominion Energy seeks an experienced attorney with a broad based corporate transactional law background and the skills and demeanor necessary to quickly learn and support a wide variety of Dominion Energy’s legal needs, including strong corporate, project development, mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures and general commercial transactions experience. This position will have a significant role in both the upfront development and ongoing contractual needs of both regulated and unregulated projects undertaken by Dominion Energy and its subsidiaries, including a broad range of renewable/ clean energy projects (solar, wind, energy storage, nuclear). In addition, the position seeks experience in other corporate and transactional areas of the law, such as construction and joint venture transactions and structures.

Specific areas of responsibility:

  • Draft, review and negotiate agreements and provide other necessary transactional legal support and advice for the ongoing expansion of Dominion Energy’s renewable energy portfolio (wind, solar and energy storage) and for other projects

  • Advise internal clients on legal matters and strategies relating to commercial relationships and to commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, construction, supply chain agreements, licensing, operation, and maintenance agreements, as well as land use and real estate matters

  • Interact with regulatory counsel and provide transactional advice arising out of regulatory requirements

  • Counsel internal clients on corporate governance issues and routine legal matters

  • Work performed requires independent judgment and ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Counsel - 3+ years (or the equivalent) legal experience related to above responsibilities

Senior Counsel - 7+ years (or the equivalent) legal experience related to above responsibilities

Specific legal experience with corporate transactions, project development and M&A preferred.

Education Requirements

Law Degree (J.D.) from an American Bar Association accredited law school is required.

Active member in good standing with a mandatory state bar organization

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

State law license required.

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Travel Up to 25%

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.

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About Dominion Energy

I am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter’s day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable.

I am not just any energy… I am Dominion Energy.

We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry. We're shaping the future of energy in America.

Join us!


·17,000 employees

·Headquarters: Richmond, VA

·16 states in the US

·$100 billion of assets

·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions

·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We’ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 46% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 38% (since 2010) — By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We’ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers — so we can all move forward together.

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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