The PG&E Law department is seeking a junior to mid-level corporate and finance teammate to support complex financing transactions, corporate governance, public reporting and other corporate-level matters for the NYSE-listed holding company and its regulated operating subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, listed on the NYSE Amex. The Attorney will report to the Managing Counsel for Corporate and Finance and will provide corporate legal support to the Finance and Human Resources departments and the Corporate Secretary’s Office in connection with matters before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, New York and American Stock Exchanges, U.S. Department of Labor, California Public Utilities Commission and other state, federal and self-regulatory agencies.

The Attorney will join a diverse, supportive, and highly engaged Corporate and Finance practice group that actively interfaces with senior management, the Boards of Directors, internal clients, outside counsel, investors and counterparties. This intellectually curious, nimble team member who desires to develop or maintain a well-rounded and robust corporate transactional practice will grow professionally with the support and mentoring of attorneys and other professionals as they address cutting-edge legal issues in nationally visible work.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist with all aspects of SEC 1934 Act reporting (Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K), including auditor correspondence and related regulatory filings.
  • Support complex corporate and finance transactions, including the negotiation and drafting of documents and the coordination of due diligence efforts.
  • Research, draft, and review materials for Board of Directors and management governance committees.
  • Prepare corporate formation and corporate filings and assist with governance questions regarding California corporate law, corporate structure and delegations of authority.
  • Provide timely and business-focused advice and counsel on risk management and insurance, and executive compensation and benefits matters.
  • Under supervision, manage and coordinate outside counsel handling specific transactions or issues.
Skills and Competencies
  • Competence in evaluating legal issues and drafting and providing clear advice and counsel.
  • Experience working directly with clients and ability to provide a high level of client service.
  • Ability to set priorities and to respond to changing demands from multiple sources.
  • Strong drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Our future teammate will reflect our company virtues: trustworthy, empathetic, curious, tenacious, nimble, owners.
Qualifications and Prior Experience
Required:
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
  • Juris Doctor degree.
  • 1 year Legal Experience (or other industry experience relevant to the position).
  • Registered In-House Counsel permit, California (if applicable).
  • Ability to travel up to 10 percent of working time.

Desired:

  • Licensed to practice law in California or eligible to be licensed in California as in-house counsel.
  • 2-4 years Legal Experience (or other industry experience relevant to the position).
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following areas of law:
    – 1934 Act compliance and public reporting
    – Executive compensation and employee benefits
    – Corporate finance, including debt offerings and private placements
How to Apply 
Please apply via this link