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Corporate - General Attorney / Environmental and Land Use Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

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Company name

Philadelphia Gas Works

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - General
Environmental and Land Use

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Philadelphia, PA

Date Last Verified

Oct 16,2017

Posted on

Jul 07,2017

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Corporate Attorney - Senior Attorney - Environmental and Transactional Law The candidate will provide written and oral legal advice on matters affecting the interests of PGW. Will research appropriate legal opinions, rulings and findings in order to provide the soundest legal advice regarding company matters. Advise and actively represents PGW in negotiations, administrative and court actions as assigned; prepares appropriate legal documents associated with these processes. Analyze and interpret federal, state and local statutes, case law, ordinances, legislation and regulations to determine their application to company business procedures, policy and practices. Advise management and represents legal perspective on new and proposed changes to company policies, procedures and practices. Coach and mentors lower level and newly hired attorneys, assisting them in developing essential skills to be successful with PGW by providing first level guidance on policies, procedures and practices of the department and organization and training in the responsibilities associated with legal matters for PGW and the gas industry. Consults with other departments as necessary to carry out assigned responsibilities. Perform other special projects and assignments as requested. Must be a law school graduate with an LL.B. or JD degree. Should be admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar. Government or regulatory agency experience is preferred. Should have 10+ years of experience working with a combination of environmental and transactional law. Thorough knowledge of state and federal environmental laws and regulations (including remediation and regulatory/compliance issues) is needed. Must have analytical and communication skills with the to interpret and translate complex legal terms into written and verbal forms that are easily understood by all levels of staff. Must have leadership ability with a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions in order to provide guidance to lower level peer group and assist Legal Department in identifying the best people for special assignments and advancement.

Additional info

Ref: 2017-1349

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Philadelphia Gas Works
P.O. Box 3500
Philadelphia, PA 19122