Southern California Edison Company
Join the Clean Energy Revolution
Become a Senior Attorney at Southern California Edison (SCE) in the Commercial Transactions section of the Law Department and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll lead commercial contract negotiations, contract interpretation and management, and provide general advice and counsel to SCE’s Energy Procurement and Management and Supply Management organizations, as well as other organizational units at SCE, including Information Technology and Cybersecurity, Transmission and Distribution, and Customer Service. The successful candidate will handle or assist in a wide range of procurement and other contract negotiations for the company and will report to a Director/Managing Attorney.
You must be able to work independently, be attentive to detail, identify legal and business risks, draft contracts quickly and clearly, and confidently negotiate with contract parties. We also are seeking a candidate who has the ability to simultaneously manage a large variety of assignments, work quickly and effectively under pressure, and prioritize activities.
As a Senior Attorney, your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?
Duties and Responsibilities:
A day in the life – Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!
• Reviewing, negotiating and drafting a wide variety of contracts including power purchase agreements, energy storage agreements, software licensing, software as a service, consulting, construction, general procurement and other agreements.
• Advising internal client organizations regarding compliance with applicable regulations, laws and policies and identifying legal and business risks.
• Interacting with SCE personnel in other departments and external third parties to be able to understand and advise on complex legal, technical, and sensitive issues.
• Contributing to cross-functional or departmental projects and teams.
• Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school.
• Current member in good standing of the State Bar of California.
• Nine years of experience practicing law. Your combined experience can be at a law firm, corporate in-house setting, or government authority.
• Strong academic credentials.
• Experience with contract analysis, drafting and negotiation, preferably with some experience with renewable power purchase agreements, energy storage agreements, project finance transactions and energy/finance industry master agreements (e.g., EEIs, NAESBs and ISDAs).
• Experience interacting with non-lawyer, business and technical clients.
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team including the ability to promote positive cooperation within the legal team, with other Company personnel, and with outside counsel.
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• Relocation may apply to this position.
About Southern California Edison
The people at SCE don’t just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you’ll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.
At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.
We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.