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Lead Assistant General Counsel Job

Date: Feb 7, 2019

Location: CO - Denver, US, 80202

Company: Xcel Energy

Location(s): CO - Denver; DC - Washington; MN - Minneapolis


Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow?  A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.




Responsible for legal counsel to Xcel Energy and management of Xcel Energy legal services, including outside counsel.



  • Provides leadership and counsel to business partners on electric and gas Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) matters, including transmission, energy market and compliance matters;
  • Provides leadership and counsel to business partners on North American Electric Reliability (NERC) standards and compliance;
  • Represents Xcel Energy before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and other agency bodies.
  • Manages a team of attorneys doing primarily FERC and NERC-related work. May act as a primary point of contact for business areas.



  • J.D. degree from ABA accredited law school; licensed to practice in state where position is located.
  • 7-10 or more years of practice in corporate law department, law firm, government practice or equivalent experience.
  • Leadership experience required.






As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.


Posting Notes:  CO - Denver || CO - Denver; DC - Washington; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || General Counsel || 80010:Deputy General Counsel || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 17743

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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Nearest Major Market: Denver

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