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Municipal Law Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

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Company name

Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Municipal Law

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Los Angeles, CA

Date Last Verified

Jun 20,2018

Posted on

Jun 10,2018

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City Attorney Duties will include representing and advising on a wide range of matters relating to the Power System’s operations. Represent and advise at the administrative, trial court and appellate levels on local, state and federal regulatory issues and requirements affecting operations (FERC, CEC, CPUC), including appearances before state and federal regulatory agencies. Prepare and review letters of intent and contracts for the purchase and sale of energy and transmission capacity, as well as the acquisition/disposition of generation and transmission facilities. Review proposed and existing legislation on renewables, greenhouse gas, energy efficiency and other energy matters for potential impact. Prepare and review legal documents for customer agreements, including rates, interconnection, fiber and telecommunication. Prepare resolutions, ordinances and other documents necessary to implement the transactions and documents discussed above and advice relating to the powers and limitations imposed by the City Charter and other matters of general municipal law.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 5 years of experience in regulatory law and public contracts / renewable energy transactions in a private or public utility arena and litigation experience is required. Travel to San Francisco, Sacramento, Washington D.C and other locations to attend meetings or regulatory hearings will be required. Licensed to practice law in all courts in the State of California and the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Highly desirable: Demonstrated research skills; Strong written and oral communication and problem solving skills; Experience with municipal law; and ability to deal effectively with public officials, departmental personnel and members of the public, and to work as part of a team.

Additional info

Send resume, cover letter, and writing sample, indicating in the subject line, “DCA – DWP – POWER GROUP (YOUR CALIFORNIA BAR NUMBER)”.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney
800 City Hall East
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: 213-978-7150