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Date Last Verified

May 23, 2020

Valid Through

Sep 05, 2020

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Mar 03, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States

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Practice Area
Construction >> Construction
Corporate >> Corporate - M&A
Finance >> Finance - Project Finance
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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The candidate will be responsible for: Draft and/or review a broad range of transactional documents for renewable energy transactions (including memoranda of understanding, letters of intent, acquisition agreements, engineering, procurement and construction agreements, and operation and maintenance agreements), and for general commercial matters. Independently manage legal aspects of solar project financings and subsidiary M&A activity, including management of legal due diligence, transaction document negotiation and coordination of closings for sale-and-leaseback tax equity investments. Provide a variety of general corporate and commercial legal advice at negotiation, drafting and execution stages, including with respect to pre-litigation disputes, risk mitigation, warranty exposures, corporate governance aspects and regulatory/policy compliance. Coordinate with PPL Office of General Counsel in connection with the preparation of corporate and governance materials (e.g., articles of formation, operating agreements and director and member consents). Support corporate structuring activities, including formation and contribution of legal entities. Enforce Safari’s policies and coordinate the execution of key documents by Safari’s officers and directors. Analyze and interpret laws, statutes and regulations, and identify areas of compliance, as well as potential vulnerability and risk; partner with the appropriate business unit(s) and/or operations in order to develop and implement appropriate action plans. Engage with and effectively manage outside counsel to provide efficient and quality support to the business within budgets and deadlines; support outside counsel in tracking and monitoring disputes; and manage legal billing within budget. Maintain Safari’s template agreements.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Bachelor’s degree. Juris Doctorate required. Should have admission to practice law in at least one U.S. state and the ability to practice law in the State of New York. Must have experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating transactional documents relating to renewable energy projects and other complex commercial agreements. Should have 7+ years of progressively increasing legal experience in renewables, and some combination of real estate, construction and project finance, preferably in both law firm and in-house settings. Experience managing lawyers and other legal personnel required.

Job Expires: 02-Mar-2021.

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Two North Ninth Street
Allentown, PA 18101-1179

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