Job Details

Principal Attorney Real Estate

Company name

Xcel Energy Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

May 18,2019

Valid Through

Aug 31,2019

Posted on

Mar 30,2019

Years of Experience

6-10 yrs required


Denver, CO, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Principal Attorney - Real Estate
The candidate will provide legal counsel to the company and its subsidiaries and manages outside counsel. Regularly handles routine legal matters without assistance from other attorneys and trends toward handling a significant number of complex matters without assistance. Prepares complex contracts and other legal documents for business transactions and reviews pleadings and briefs for legal proceedings. Provides counsel to the management on legal, business, legislation, regulation and strategic matters. Represents Company in matters at regulatory agencies and in other adjudicatory or adversarial proceedings. Provides opinions on policy questions and legal implications of company's operations. Drafts documents for real estate transactions, including sales, purchases and options on real estate, easements, licenses and leases. Reviews title and survey for sale and purchase transactions and for financing transactions. Works with title companies on the recording process for various types of documents. Provides analysis and advice in real estate disputes and litigation, including defense of foreclosures, quiet title actions and condemnation by others. Assists in updating and maintaining standard forms for routine real estate documents, such as easements, licenses etc. May act as a primary point of contact for certain business areas.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Juris Doctorate degree from ABA accredited law school. Must have 6-10 years of practice in corporate law department, law firm, government practice or equivalent legal experience. Large law firm experience preferred. Clear and effective drafting skills, strong oral communication abilities, and a capacity to learn new substantive legal topics as needed are required.

Additional info

Requisition Number: 17703

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Xcel Energy Inc.
2506 W 13th Ave
Denver, CO 80204-2312

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