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NextEra Energy Principal M&A Attorney in Juno Beach, Florida

Principal M&A Attorney

Date: May 2, 2024

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

(NEET) is the leading competitive transmission company in North America. We develop, finance, construct, operate and maintain transmission assets across the continent. We operate through our regional subsidiaries to integrate renewable energy and strengthen the electric grid. Is creating a sustainable future important to you? Join our world-class team today

Position Specific Description

NEET is seeking an experienced commercial attorney with energy-related transactional and project management expertise to support NEET’s development and management teams. The attorney would be responsible for drafting and negotiating various commercial agreements, including purchase and sale agreements, build-transfer agreements, and joint development agreements related to transmission projects.

The applicant must be a team player with a demonstrated commercial acumen who can interact successfully with clients, management, and counterparties and who can thrive in a fast-paced, demanding environment. Experience in the following is highly preferred: acquisitions and divestitures, financings, development of large energy infrastructure projects, including transmission projects. The ideal candidate will have 2-4 years of commercial transactional experience.

Specific Responsibilities:

Deliver timely and quality written and oral legal advice to clients with minimal supervision.

Manage commercial transactions. Identify, mitigate and guard against legal and commercial risk.

Work to ensure budget compliance. Displace outside counsel. Ensure disclosure of material legal issues to General Counsel.

Significant budgetary responsibility; limited supervisory responsibility.

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: NextEra Energy Resources, LLC

Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

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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