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Sr Attorney/Principal Attorney Job

Date: Jun 15, 2019

Location: CO - Denver, US, 80202

Company: Xcel Energy

Location(s): CO - Denver; 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.



Position Summary

Provides legal counsel to Xcel Energy and its subsidiaries and manages outside counsel on Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) matters.  Handles routine legal matters with minimal assistance from other attorneys, and assists other attorneys or manages outside counsel on complex legal matters.

Please part of your application process submit/attach a writing sample during your application process.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Prepares or reviews pleadings, briefs and other documents as related to electric and gas FERC, including transmission issues, energy markets/RTO issues, rate cases, asset acquisitions and sales, and compliance matters.
  • Represents Xcel Energy before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and other agency bodies.
  • Provides opinions on policy questions and legal implications of Xcel Energy operations.


Minimum Requirements

  • Juris Doctorate degree from ABA accredited law school.
  • Licensed to practice in the state in which the position is located.
  • 3-6 (6-10 for Principal) years of practice in corporate law department, law firm, government practice or equivalent legal experience.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills are required.



  • Extensive experience with FERC and NERC legal matters







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

Requisition Number: 18746

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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Nearest Major Market: Denver

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