Associate General Counsel
ACCIONA Energía - Chicago, IL

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Responsibilities:
  • Advise on all legal matters pertaining to the company and its renewable energy businesses, including review and negotiation of contracts associated with (i) engineering, procurement and construction (“EPC”) matters, (ii) project acquisitions and divestitures, (iii) project development and operations, (iv) wind turbine supply, (v) financings and (vi) general corporate matters
  • Act as a legal resource for internal clients and represent the company vis a vis third parties on legal and commercial matters
  • Provide legal risk assessment in support of commercial objectives
  • Advise on corporate governance, compliance and disclosure matters
  • Coordinate and supervise outside counsel resources
  • Develop internal legal policies and procedures
  • Coordinate legal strategies with counterparts within Acciona’s global organization
  • Maintain expertise through (i) participation in continuing legal education activities and (ii) monitoring legal developments, particularly within the renewable energy sector
  • Support overall functioning of the Legal Department

Requirements:
  • JD degree and license to practice in the State ofIllinois
  • 5+ years of corporate legal experience either within a law firm or as in-house counsel
  • Prior experience in energy (preferably renewable energy) sector a plus
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to explain legal issues to in-house colleagues in an easily understood manner
  • Prior experience in financing transactions and/or EPC transactions a plus
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and possession of a positive attitude in support of business objectives
  • Ability to manage multiple complex tasks
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus

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