Job Details

Senior Counsel

Company name

Spark Energy, LP

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 17,2019

Valid Through

Oct 30,2019

Posted on

May 12,2019

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Senior Counsel
Duties: Analyze legal and business issues across all departments and develop recommendations that meet the legal and business needs of the company. Assist Assistant General Counsel with litigation management; attend to demand letters, settlement negotiations, discovery matters, related investigations, and responses; draft litigation hold letters as needed. Attend to internal complaints leading to potential litigation; assist with managing litigation and perform necessary internal investigations. Will work with outside counsel. Draft, negotiate and analyze vendor and licensing agreements related to sales and marketing activity and back office functionality. Provide legal counsel on advertising, marketing and promotional issues, including door-to-door sales and telemarketing. Perform discovery on cases as needed; actively participate in all settlement conferences and mediation. Work with Compliance Director and Quality Assurance/Quality Control team to review/revise audit plans for D2D and OTM quality control visits. Provide TCPA counsel on operations matters. Review new programs for outside sales and coordinate review and concerns with Regulatory (Can Spam Act/FTC/TCPA/State PUC guidance). Work closely with Regulatory Director and Regulatory team to ensure compliance with applicable rules and regulations. Must be able to work on a variety of different legal matters in a fast paced environment. Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

REQUIREMENTS: JD degree from an ABA accredited law school. Active license to practice law in the State of Texas, must be in good standing. 3 years at reputable law firm in corporate transactional practice. In practice for 8+ years. Previous in-house experience in contract drafting and dispute management preferred. Relevant experience working for a retail electricity provider preferred. Superior verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Must be a quick thinker, highly analytical, articulate, and motivated. A team player, capable of working effectively on both a collaborative basis and independently, with the ability and understanding of how to operate in a dynamic, multi-cultural organization with a diverse portfolio of clients. Capable of generating a high degree of respect and trust rapidly from team members, as well as the various business units and management. Self-starter, results and success oriented, with the ability to be responsive and follow through on programs and plans. Proficient use of Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel and Outlook.

Additional info

Job Code: 696

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Spark Energy, LP
3010 Briarpark Drive
Suite 550
Houston, TX 77042

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