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Energy and Oil & Gas Attorney in Honolulu, HI

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Company name

Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Energy and Oil & Gas

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

USA Honolulu, HI

Date Last Verified

Oct 12,2018

Posted on

Aug 01,2018

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Profile

Associate General Counsel (Regulatory) or Senior Associate General Counsel (Regulatory) Duties: The candidate will provide legal services, advice and practical solutions in relation to a wide range of public utility regulatory, litigation, and related issues affecting the companies, including assessment of legal, regulatory compliance and business risk, representation of the companies' before governmental administrative agencies and in court, preparation of legal documents, pleadings, memoranda, motions and regulatory filings, preparation of rate case filings and participation in all aspects of rate case hearing, including discovery, witness preparation, motions practice, drafting memoranda and briefs, etc., handling all aspects of various litigation matters including commercial, contract, personal injury, and property damage claims, from case inception to judgment and appeals, advising officers, managers and employees regarding proposed legislation, newly enacted laws, legal trends, cases and policies pertinent to the companies, assisting in the development and implementation of the companies' policies, procedures, and strategies, advocate the companies' positions externally. Will provide legal services to the companies, including evaluation of legal issues and assessment of risk, in a wide range of other areas, including business law (with an emphasis on contracts and corporate liabilities), labor and employment law, environmental regulation, real property, securities, finance, compensation and benefits, legislation and litigation. Develop preventative law programs including training to assist operational managers and their staffs in the handling of their work. Advise officers, managers and employees regarding new laws, legal trends, cases and policies pertinent to the companies. Provide work direction and/or monitor work performed by outside attorneys to ensure use of the same is efficient and provides high value, assist in monitoring and managing outside counsel costs, including invoice reviews. Direct, provide guidance to and monitor work of legal department legal assistants. Participate as a legal adviser on task forces, committees and special projects. Effectively communicate with senior management on legal issues and risks, including preparing and delivering presentations. Advocate the companies' positions externally. Assist in developing and implementing policies, procedures and systems for provision of legal services and monitoring of potential areas requiring legal review. Provide such other services as attorney's abilities, education, and experiences enable attorney to perform.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications for Associate General Counsel (Regulatory): The candidate should have a law degree, membership in the Hawaii State Bar Association and license to practice law in Hawaii (license to practice law and in good standing in another state will suffice pending admission to Hawaii Bar). Must have 4+ years of legal experience. Experience working with public utility commissions, consumer advocates and legislative bodies on public utility regulatory matters is preferred. Experience appearing before courts, governmental administrative agencies and/or alternative dispute resolution forums, and working on all aspects of litigation matters from case inception to judgment and appeals is desired. Thorough knowledge in commercial and business law. General knowledge and familiarity with the legal areas listed in the job requirements and specialized knowledge in one or more of such areas. Specialized knowledge in the area of public utility regulation and familiarity with Hawaii Administrative Rules 6-61 (Rules for Practice and Procedure Before the Public Utilities Commission) or similar rules in other jurisdictions. Specialized knowledge in the area of litigation and familiarity with Hawaii Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules of the Circuit Courts of the State of Hawaii, or similar rules in other jurisdictions.

Qualifications for Senior Associate General Counsel (Regulatory): The candidate should have a Law degree, membership in the Hawaii State Bar Association and license to practice law in Hawaii (license to practice law and in good standing in another state will suffice pending admission to Hawaii Bar). Must have 7+ years of legal experience with 3+ years of concentration in public utilities regulatory law and/or litigation. Specialized knowledge in the area of public utility regulation and familiarity with Hawaii Administrative Rules 6-61 (Rules for Practice and Procedure Before the Public Utilities Commission) or similar rules in other jurisdictions. Specialized knowledge in the area of litigation and familiarity with Hawaii Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules of the Circuit Courts of the State of Hawaii, or similar rules in other jurisdictions. Broad knowledge of energy law and commercial/business law. General knowledge and familiarity with the legal areas listed in the job requirements. Experience working with public utility commissions, consumer advocates and legislative bodies on public utility regulatory matters. Experience appearing before courts, governmental administrative agencies and/or alternative dispute resolution forums, and working on all aspects of litigation matters from case inception to judgment and appeals.

Additional info

Job #: P2018-234

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc
900 Richards Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: 808-543-4848