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NextEra Energy Principal Attorney - Marketing & Advertising in Houston, Texas

Principal Attorney - Marketing & Advertising

Date: May 25, 2023

Location(s): Houston, TX, US, 77070

Company: NextEra Energy

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Position Specific Description

Gexa Energy, LP, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, is seeking an experienced marketing and advertising attorney to assist with its mass marketing business. The role requires knowledge of relevant regulatory, compliance, and consumer protection requirements, such as FTC and FCC regulations, applicable state regulations and privacy rules, PUC rules, and maintaining proactive awareness of relevant changes to ensure the ability to continue providing accurate legal advice. The employee responsible for this role will review and approve marketing and advertising materials to ensure compliance with the applicable laws and regulations, review and negotiate a variety of contracts (e.g. master service agreements, NDAs, IP and technology agreements), advise on strategic initiatives (e.g., loyalty/referral programs, influencer arrangements, and consumer engagement platforms) and provide legal guidance on consumer protection requirements regarding credit and collections practices.

Job Overview

Employees in this job participate in complex legal matters and projects and deliver timely and quality legal services to clients with moderate supervision.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Provides written and oral legal advice to clients

• Anticipates and guards against legal risks involving the organization

• 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: 2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• None

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Legal/Regulatory/External Affairs

Organization: Gexa Energy LP

Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.

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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