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NextEra Energy Senior Venture Capital Counsel in Juno Beach, Florida

Senior Venture Capital Counsel

  • Date:Apr 28, 2021

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 52300

is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy is seeking an experienced transactional attorney for NextEra’s emerging venture capital investments, whether through its substantial ownership of the Clearsky funds or via direct investments where permitted. The preferred candidate will have significant experience in representing investors in venture capital investments and preferably experience in the renewables industry. Relevant experience involves advising on transaction structuring, due diligence, governance and operational issues, and negotiating venture capital transaction documents.

The applicant must be a team player with a demonstrated commercial acumen who relates well with clients, management, and counterparties and who can thrive in a fast-paced, demanding environment. Employees in this job will participate in complex legal matters and projects and deliver timely and quality legal services to clients with minimal supervision. The successful candidate will be responsible for drafting transaction documents and leading negotiations in venture capital transactions.

Job Overview

Employees in this role act as the senior legal advisor to the company and senior management in a functional area or discipline. Individuals require a high level of professional expertise and experience with major financial implications to the company or a business unit.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides legal advice and service on complex legal issues and examines facts and law to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuits

  • Represents the company in litigation, regulatory proceedings, government investigations, and legal transactions

  • Ensures compliance with company Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and ensures reporting of potentially material legal issues to audit function and senior management

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate

  • Experience: 10+ years

  • Member in Good Standing of State Bar

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Legal/Regulatory/External Affairs

Organization: NextEra Energy Resources, LLC

Location: Juno Beach, Florida

Other Work Locations: Florida

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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