Projects (Regulatory) | Counsel
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Projects

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We are a global law firm with a powerful strategic focus and real momentum. Our industry-focused strategy is seeing us take on pioneering work in places that others have yet to reach. Our shared values define our culture and our workplace. You will find us to be unusually collegial, team-oriented, and ready to innovate. We work seamlessly across practices, offices and around the world. This elimination of boundaries has allowed us to evolve into a law firm that works as hard for its culture as it does for its clients.

Norton Rose Fulbright is seeking a Counsel or Senior Counsel lawyer with 4+ years of legal experience with respect to FERC electricity, with some exposure to project finance or project documents for energy transactions. The work will involve regulatory aspects of the development, financing, purchase and sale, and operation of a wide range of energy projects located throughout the country, with a particular focus on power purchase and other forms of offtake agreements, interconnection agreements, and grid and transmission issues, particularly in the renewable energy industry. This role will sit on our market-leading Projects team. The Projects group is Band 1 Chambers-ranked in all relevant categories and works on some of the most innovative, complex and challenging projects in the world.

Location: This position may be based in our Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Antonio, San Francisco, or Washington, DC office. Applicants should indicate their office(s) of interest in their application.

Position Information: This position is open to Counsel and Senior Counsel. Both positions offer a vibrant and impactful career within a prestigious global law firm, ideal for those eager to contribute significantly in their field, and the potential for professional advancement. Counsel have the opportunity to progress to Senior Counsel based on performance, contributions to the growth of the firm's practice, and professional achievements. Promotion to Senior Counsel opens the potential for future consideration for Partnership. Advancement decisions will consider multiple factors including the firm's needs, the market dynamics within your area of expertise, and broader economic conditions. This position is ideal for those looking to develop a long-term career with prospects for significant professional growth.

Employees are entitled to compensation commensurate with skill and experience. The full time base annual salary for this position in the New York City, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, and San Francisco market is expected to range between $180,000- $400,000. This range represents the firm's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting for a position in New York City, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Salaries in other markets will vary depending on market data. Bonus opportunities are non-guaranteed and are dependent upon individual and firm performance.

Additional Benefits: We are committed to supporting our employees' professional and personal growth. Here are additional benefits designed to enhance your career and well-being at our global law firm.

  • Flexible Work Schedule: We offer a flexible work schedule that supports a healthy work-life balance and professional development. Senior Associates, Associates, and Sr. Counsel are expected in the office at least two days a week, while Counsel, Staff Counsel, and Patent Agents are expected one day a week. This flexibility allows our team members to manage their schedules effectively while ensuring they have ample opportunity for growth and collaboration.
  • Vacation Incentive: The firm will offer a $2,500 vacation award to all non-partner lawyers who record 600 client billable hours or more in a consecutive three-month period within a calendar year.
  • Professional Development To foster business development skills and support personal contacts, the firm reimburses business development activities. Lawyers with 250+ business development hours in a performance year will receive a firm-sponsored coaching session.
  • Fertility Healthcare & Family Forming Benefits: In partnership with Carrot Fertility, we offer inclusive fertility health and family-forming benefits, including assisted reproduction, preservation, adoption, and gestational surrogacy. The firm provides a $20,000 lifetime benefit for these services.
  • Referral Bonus Program: The firm offers a $30,000 bonus to any employee who recommends a non-partner lawyer who is subsequently recruited and joins the firm.

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and complies with all applicable federal laws and their implementing regulations that require the collection and recording of certain data and information. The information we receive will not be used to make any decision regarding employment and will be kept separate from your application. Similarly, self-identification information is kept confidential and used only in accordance with applicable federal laws and regulations. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.Norton Rose Fulbright is committed to providing reasonable accommodation as an Equal Opportunity Employer to applicants with disabilities. If you require assistance or accommodation to complete your application, please contact us.hr@nortonrosefulbright.com. Please provide your contact information and a description of your accessibility issue. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

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Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and complies with all applicable federal laws and their implementing regulations that require the collection and recording of certain data and information. The information we receive will not be used to make any decision regarding employment and will be kept separate from your application. Similarly, self-identification information is kept confidential and used only in accordance with applicable federal laws and regulations. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to inform a Recruiting Representative if they require a reasonable accommodation to perform a job for which they are otherwise qualified.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
4+ years
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