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Entergy Corporate & Securities Attorney in Washington, District Of Columbia

Corporate & Securities Attorney

Date: Apr 29, 2024

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC

*The preferred location for this position is New Orleans, LA; location in The Woodlands, TX, or

Washington D.C. also may be considered*

Position will be hired as Senior Counsel or Assistant General Counsel, depending on experience and qualifications of the selected candidate

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITES

The successful candidate will be charged with responsibility for providing legal support and guidance on corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and venture capital and start-up investments. This role will involve advising on deal structuring, drafting and reviewing transaction documentation, and leading legal negotiations on complex transactions across multiple jurisdictions. The role also will include collaborating with corporate development, business and functional teams on due diligence and risk assessments for potential transaction opportunities. Because Entergy is a holding company for electric utility operating companies in 5 jurisdictions, transactions often will have significant regulatory components.

The successful candidate also may assist with public and private securities offerings as well as other corporate financing matters including credit agreements, a commercial paper program and other Treasury matters, and may assist with the preparation and review of reports filed with the SEC including Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, the proxy statement and Section 16 filings, and managing securities law compliance programs.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing complex and sensitive projects with cross-functional teams. The successful candidate also will be expected to stay updated on relevant legal developments and industry trends impacting his or her practice.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum experience and education required

Juris Doctor degree

  • Membership in good standing of a state bar with no prior suspensions or disciplinary history

  • Counsel Sr: minimum 6+ years of relevant practice experience

  • Assistant General Counsel: minimum 9+ years of relevant practice experience

The successful candidate should have a minimum of 10 years practice experience in M&A, capital markets or securities law matters, with minimum 15 years preferred; relevant in-house experience is a plus (but not required); prior employment at a nationally recognized law firm is a plus. May be hired as Senior Counsel or Assistant General Counsel, depending on experience and qualifications.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities needed

In addition to deep relevant practice experience, broad-based knowledge and experience in the regulated electric utility business (particularly with MISO and other RTOs and ISOs) is a strong plus. The selected candidate must have the ability to perform well in team-oriented environments and be comfortable interacting with members of senior and executive management.

The selected candidate should have excellent academic credentials; strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills; a solid work ethic; demonstrated success in prior employment; excellent organizational, planning and project management skills; and an intellectual curiosity to learn.

Other

  • The position offers opportunities for advancement, leadership responsibility, and close collaboration with core team members who value attorney input.

  • Travel commitments for this position are expected to be modest.

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Primary Location: Louisiana - New Orleans Louisiana : New Orleans || District of Columbia : Washington || Texas : The Woodlands

Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status : Exempt

Relocation Option: Level I

Union description/code :

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 114663

Travel Percentage : Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere (https://jobs.entergy.com/content/EEO/?locale=en_US) to view the EEO page, or see statements below.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Accessibility: Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here (humanr@entergy.com?subject=Accessibility) and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/manual/fccm/2l-equal-opportunity-clauses-and-other-requirements/2l00-equal-opportunity) and Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov) (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment. Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

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