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Corporate - General Attorney / Energy and Oil & Gas Attorney in Houston, TX

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Company name

Pattern Energy Group Inc

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - General
Energy and Oil & Gas
Finance - Project Finance
Real Estate

Years of Experience

5-8 yrs required


Houston, TX

Date Last Verified

Mar 26,2018

Posted on

Feb 07,2018

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Operations Counsel The candidate will be primarily responsible for providing legal support to the operations and asset management departments. The operations team is responsible for operating over twenty renewable energy projects across North America. The responsibilities of the position will include managing legal issues related to Group’s operational assets, including contract, drafting and review as well as overseeing compliance with the Group’s credit agreements, internal processes and other legal requirements. Draft, negotiate, and review commonly used operational documents such as master service agreements, NDAs, terms and conditions, license agreements, parts purchasing agreements, turbine service agreements etc. Advise operations staff regarding compliance with contracts, laws and internal authorizations. Support regulatory and environmental compliance activities with the Senior Operations Counsel. Assist the operations group in tax equity, credit agreement as well as SEC compliance. Provide legal support to asset management, operations and procurement as needed. Other projects and duties as required. Should have a JD or equivalent law degree from an accredited institution. Must be barred in Texas and have 5-8 years of experience practicing commercial law in real estate, project finance, corporate or energy law with a well-regarded law firm or equivalent in-house legal department. Extensive experience with negotiating and drafting contracts in connection with commercial transactions is required. Previous operational experience particularly in renewable energy is highly desirable. Must be able to identify a broad range of legal and regulatory issues that may impact a project’s successful operation. Experience with environmental and regulatory compliance is a plus. Experience dealing with transmission and interconnection issues is a plus. Previous in-house experience is a plus.

Additional info

Job ID: 2018-1257

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Pattern Energy Group Inc
Total Plaza, 1201 Louisiana St 3200
Houston, TX 77002