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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA

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Company name

Entergy Corporation

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

6-10 yrs required

Location

USA Baton Rouge, LA

Date Last Verified

Mar 14,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018

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Counsel, Senior or Assistant General Counsel Duties: Providing legal support to internal clients of a major public utility. Will be charged with responsibility for providing a broad range of casualty and/or commercial litigation support to these clients in a variety of areas including litigated proceedings, trials and appeals. Handle large volumes of legal work primarily litigation related. Complete a day’s legal work sometimes may exceed ordinary business hours. Working on a regular basis from employer’s office location and attending and participating regularly in-person in meetings, conferences, hearings, trials, appellate arguments, mediations, depositions and other functions, including travel as reasonably needed.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A JD Degree is required. Preferred: Graduation from an accredited law school; membership in good standing of the Louisiana Bar, and 10+ years’ experience in energy-related and/or casualty litigation work or complex commercial litigation is required. Business/ Accounting/Finance/Economics/Engineering Background preferred; MBA , CPA or Master’s Degree in these disciplines will be given strong consideration. Ability to work with a wide range of clients. Must be able to work on a regular basis from employer’s office location and attend and participate regularly in-person in meetings, conferences, hearings, trials, appellate arguments, mediations, depositions and other functions, including travel as reasonably needed. Trial experience is required. Strong interpersonal and communications skills; a solid work ethic; and demonstrated success in prior employment. Prior employment at a regionally or nationally recognized law firm or a public utility is preferred. Counsel Senior - 6+ years in a law firm or in-house in one or more applicable areas of expertise, such as Regulatory (federal and/or state), Corporate/Commercial, Litigation, Labor & Employment, Nuclear, Environmental. Assistant General Counsel - 9+ years in a law firm or in-house in one or more applicable areas of expertise, such as casualty and/or commercial litigation, Regulatory (federal and/or state) litigation, Corporate/Commercial, Litigation, Labor & Employment, Nuclear, Environmental. Trial experience is required. 10+ years’ of legal experience in casualty or complex commercial litigation preferred. Broad- based knowledge and experience in the utility business as well as advanced degrees in related disciplines are strong pluses.

Additional info

Req ID: 77263

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Entergy Corporation
639 Loyola Avenue
Ste 300
New Orleans, LA 70113