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Counsel Ii

Company name

Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Public Utilities

Organization Type


Job Type



USD 68817

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Boston, MA

Date Last Verified

Jan 29,2018

Posted on

Jan 04,2018
Practice Area
Energy and Oil & Gas >> Energy and Oil & Gas
Environmental and Land Use >> Environmental and Land Use
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Counsel II The candidate will serve as Hearing Officer on agency proceedings regarding oversight of the electric power, natural gas and water industries in the Commonwealth. Will work on complex regulatory matters as part of a team with other attorneys as well as technical staff (e.g., analysts, engineers, economists). Proceedings may be adjudications, rulemakings and notices of inquiry, may have multiple parties and involve complex legal and technical issues (e.g., rate-setting, energy policy, new legislation). Serve as case manager by establishing procedural schedule, conducting public hearings and evidentiary hearings, making written and oral rulings, and working with and coordinating the work of technical staff to ensure the development of a thorough record. Present recommendations and draft orders to Commission. Prepare legal research and/or memoranda on agency jurisdiction, procedures and standards, as well as on applicable law and precedent. Represent the Department in settlement negotiations of cases as needed, and in interventions before other state and federal administrative agencies. Sould have a J.D. degree, admission to the Massachusetts Bar and 3+ years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in the practice of law. Experience in administrative law, public utility law, energy policy or environmental law is highly desirable.

Additional info

Ref. #: 1600087N. Send cover letter and resume.

Company info

Laura Jean Canducci
Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Public Utilities
One South Station
2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Phone: 617-626-1654

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