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Energy and Oil & Gas Attorney / Litigation - General Attorney in Miami, FL

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Company name

Earthjustice

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Energy and Oil & Gas
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required

Location

USA Miami, FL

Date Last Verified

May 22,2018

Posted on

Feb 22,2018

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Profile

Staff Attorney The candidate will litigate before the Florida Public Service Commission and in the courts to ensure reforms that support a transition to clean, affordable, and reliable energy infrastructure, and that avoid unreasonable subsidization of coal-fired generation. Will be part of increased effort to advocate for policies and infrastructure that supports a swift transition to a modern sustainable energy system. Work to secure and defend rule reforms that eliminate market barriers to clean energy, and to challenge ill-conceived rules that subsidize coal generation and/or threaten to shut clean energy out of the markets. Lead complex litigation with a focus on clean energy. Help expand outreach to and partnerships with community-based groups interested in energy litigation and other advocacy. Develop new cases in a strategic fashion; conduct factual investigations; develop legal theories; draft pleadings and briefs; and otherwise manage new and existing cases in state or federal courts and administrative tribunals. Collaborate in team problem solving, litigation strategy, project management and trial work. Supervise the work of more junior lawyers, interns and litigation assistants. Manage relationships with outside co-counsel, clients and coalition partners. Integrate communications and legislative advocacy into litigation and other legal strategies. Support efforts to ensure a diverse, equitable and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must be Lawyer who is admitted, or willing to apply for admission, to the Florida Bar. Must have 6+ years of litigation experience, preferably including experience in energy law. Proven research, analysis, writing, and oral advocacy skills is required. Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with others is required.

Additional info

Send Resume; One- or two-page cover letter; Writing sample, preferably a legal brief or memorandum that primarily reflects work and List of three references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Earthjustice
4500 Biscayne Blvd.,
Suite 201
Miami, FL 33137