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Entergy FERC Attorney in Washington, District Of Columbia

FERC Attorney

Date: Apr 1, 2024

Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Company: Entergy

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC

This position may be filled as an Assistant General Counsel or Senior Counsel position depending on the qualifications and experience of the candidate

COMPANY INFORMATION

At Entergy (NYSE: ETR), we power life. More than 100 years ago, our founder Harvey Couch started this company with a handshake, some sawdust and a vision. Couch wanted to bring safe, affordable, reliable energy to the Middle South – energy that would power the lives of people and communities. Today, Entergy is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. We own and operate power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 9,000 megawatts of nuclear power. The 13,000 men and women of Entergy deliver electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, generating annual revenues of approximately $10.8 billion. Entergy Corporation is a Fortune-300 company that has won numerous awards for safety, diversity, and social responsibility. Selected awards include:

  • Black Enterprise Magazine - Best Companies for Diversity

  • Women's Business Enterprise National Council - America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises

  • Corporate Responsibility Magazine - 100 Best Corporate Citizens

  • Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index

  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce - Best Economic Opportunity and Empowerment Program

  • U.S. Department of Labor - Platinum HIRE Vets Medallion Award

  • Points of Light - The Civic 50

  • Edison Electric Institute - Business Diversity Innovation Award

  • Human Rights Campaign Foundation - Corporate Equality Index

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

This is an attorney position with the Federal Energy Regulatory Affairs section of the Legal Department of Entergy Services, LLC. Federal Energy Regulatory Affairs is responsible for providing legal and regulatory services to the electric utility, generation, and power marketing affiliates of Entergy Corporation. The practice of this attorney will concentrate on regulatory, litigation, and policy matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Areas of focus may include: transactions subject to Section 203 of the Federal Power Act, rate filings under Section 205 of the Federal Power Act, wholesale power markets and regional transmission organizations, compliance with FERC regulatory requirements and NERC reliability standards, and regulatory litigation. Depending on level of experience, the attorney will assume lead responsibility for various matters and/or assist the Company’s other in-house regulatory attorneys on various matters. Among other duties, the attorney will participate in developing legal and strategic advice regarding key business initiatives, implementing these initiatives through FERC proceedings and interactions with FERC Staff, litigating various matters before FERC and appellate courts, advising officers and management on FERC-related matters, and managing internal project teams and outside counsel.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Requirements-Education:

A Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school is required.

Minimum Requirements-Experience:

Counsel Sr: 6+ years of legal experience involving FERC regulation of the electric industry is mandatory.

Asst General Counsel: 8+ years of legal experience involving FERC regulation of the electric industry is mandatory.

Preferred-Experience: Legal experience involving FERC regulation of the electric utility industry is preferred. A combination of FERC-related experience and federal/state court litigation or state ratemaking experience may also be considered, provided that such experience is focused on the electric utility industry. Experience with compliance and enforcement matters will also be considered.

Minimum Requirements-Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • License in good standing in a state with a mandatory license requirement

  • Strong academic record or equivalent practice record

  • In-depth knowledge of, and experience with, the electric utility industry

  • Excellent writing and communication skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to quickly learn applicable law in a broad range of areas

  • Strong negotiating skills and the ability to think creatively, strategically, and tactically

  • Good computer research skills

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Primary Location: District of Columbia - Washington District of Columbia : Washington

Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: Level I

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 114407

Travel Percentage : Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere (https://jobs.entergy.com/content/EEO/?locale=en_US) to view the EEO page, or see statements below.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Accessibility: Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here (humanr@entergy.com?subject=Accessibility) and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/manual/fccm/2l-equal-opportunity-clauses-and-other-requirements/2l00-equal-opportunity) and Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov) (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment. Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

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