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Senior Paralegal- litigation Job

Date: Apr 11, 2019

Location: CO - Denver, US, 80202

Company: Xcel Energy

Job Grade: 085
Hierarchy:  Yes - We may hire at a higher level 
Union Position: Non-Bargaining




Responsible for substantive legal services, including case management of a number of large and small legal matters and/or projects and research, in support of and under direction of attorneys in Xcel Energy Legal Services. Position will involve interaction with all areas of Xcel Energy. Independently works with outside counsel as required. Regularly represents Legal Services through direct contact with clients (in meetings and through internal correspondence).

Essential Responsibilities


  • Initiates, drafts, and manages complete correspondence, pleadings, and other documents; prepares summaries of documents as requested.
  • Initiates, Performs legal research and compiles, analyzes, summarizes and reports the search results from digests, practice manuals and other sources, drafts, and manages complete correspondence, pleadings, and other documents; prepares summaries of documents as requested.
  • Assists with initiating and drafting various contracts.
  • Responds to and prepares discovery requests and responses; issues and manages e-Discovery and legal holds; collects, compiles and manages document and electronic production and preservation.






  • Bachelor's degree and/or Paralegal Certificate
  • 5 years of practice as a paralegal in corporate law department, law firm, government practice or equivalent experience
  • Excellent organizational, communication (both written and verbal)
  • Able to work independently and manage multiple large tasks simultaneously from and prioritize workload with a strong attention to detail
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, and WestLaw/Nexis-Lexis







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 || United States (US) || General Counsel || 80010:Deputy General Counsel || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 18173

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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