Senior Regulatory Attorney

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Company PacifiCorp Location Portland, OR, United States



Min 5 yrs required


Aug 26, 2022

May 13, 2022


Senior Regulatory Attorney
Responsibilities: Represent the company in state regulatory or administrative proceedings in California, Oregon, and Washington before the state public utility commissions, including in integrated resource planning proceedings, request for proposal proceedings, regulatory policy, tariff filings, including rate proceedings, renewable portfolio standard proceedings, complaint proceedings, rulemaking, and other regulatory applications and filings. Provide legal assessments, interpretations, recommendations and representation on state regulatory issues, as well as corporate policies and issues in compliance with federal, state, county and municipal statutes and other legal authority. Analyze pertinent legal and regulatory information. Develop and present recommendations to senior management within the organizational unit and the company regarding courses of action to ensure compliance with applicable legal authority and minimize legal risks. Represent the company on all aspects of litigation related to regulatory matters. Oversee, select and direct outside legal counsel. Recommend application of company and department policies and legal controls to protect the company’s interests and objectives. Prepare all forms of legal documents including pleadings, data requests, data request responses, testimony, regulatory documents, reports and presentations. Provide legal support for policy and strategy, including northwest regional energy issues. Deliver high-quality work products on a timely basis to the company’s business units.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school as well as the successful completion of the Bar exam in one or more states in which the company conducts business, or is capable of becoming licensed in such states. Should have 5 years of related experience in a law firm, government, or corporate legal department. Experience in rate-making proceedings. A combination of law firm and corporate or agency experience is preferred. Energy experience and a general understanding of utilities are desired. Knowledge of research and analysis techniques and application of federal, state, and local government laws and regulations. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to assess implications of proposed actions/arguments and respond appropriately in private and public forums. Project management and leadership skills, including the ability to work as a team member, to maintain project timelines, and budgets, and deliver commitments.

Additional info

Req. ID: 108094

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
825 NE Multnomah Street
Suite 2000
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: 503-813-5000
Fax: 503-813-7247

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