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Senior Attorney

Company name

Cupertino Electric

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Oct 04,2019

Valid Through

Jan 17,2020

Posted on

Aug 30,2019

Years of Experience

Min 15 yrs required


San Jose, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Construction >> Construction
Energy and Oil & Gas >> Energy and Oil & Gas
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Senior Attorney
The candidate will be responsible for effectively and strategically negotiate and document sophisticated, multi-party construction contracts and related agreements for energy and utility projects. Work closely with construction project managers, contract managers and administration team personnel. Advocate strongly for company’s position in variety of situations while striking appropriate balance between limiting company’s risk and preserving the company’s valued relationships with customers, general contracts and subcontractors. Provide practical legal counsel within the context of a dynamic commercial enterprise. Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with, and provide practical legal advice to, project management and project execution team personnel regarding wide variety of construction project matters including contract compliance, change order documentation, project notices, regulatory compliance, labor and employment issues and subcontractor management. Assist with design, implementation and continuous improvement of best practices construction contract risk review and contract formation processes and construction project execution processes. Provide sophisticated analyses and recommendations to management teams regarding negotiation of contract terms; provide legal analysis and advice regarding resolution of disputes and claims. Act as strong advocate for company in claims and litigation matters. Select and manage retained outside counsel to obtain highest value for company.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Bar admission in at least one state is necessary. Must have good standing in all states where admitted. At least 15 years of experience in a combination of law firm and in-house legal department setting, with a focus in the energy, utility or construction industry is required.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Cupertino Electric
1132 N 7th Street
San Jose, CA 95112-4427

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