At Dominion Energy we love our jobs. That’s right. Love. Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate. These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever. We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent? Do you think differently? Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!
At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.
This position does not offer relocation assistance.
The Senior Counsel position will perform the following duties:
Provides legal advice and represents the Dominion companies.
Litigates cases before state regulators, with an emphasis on utility cost recovery, affiliate transactions, retail competition, rule making, integrated resource planning, and facility permitting, including associated environmental impacts reviews. Typical state regulatory proceedings involving cost recovery include fuel and rate adjustment clauses, demand side management and energy conservation programs, renewable resources and new or revised rate schedules and tariffs.
Conducts legal research and drafts legal memoranda.
Drafts, reviews and negotiates legal documents such as pleadings, briefs and other documents with legal implications.
Counsels and advises clients on legal and regulatory matters, and develops strategies within overall business plan context.
Monitors state and federal legislative and regulatory actions, court decisions, and company business practices, and advises clients concerning relevant developments.
Provides clients with a legal and risk analysis, and recommended course of action.
Counsels important clients reliably.
Will manage paraprofessionals.
May train or provide work direction to less-experienced lawyers.
Will direct, monitor, and coordinate outside counsel and internal resources who provide legal services. This will include responding to discovery, hiring outside experts, coordinating company experts, preparing witnesses for hearings, and overall responsibility for developing strategy for hearing or settlement.
Will report to the Deputy General Counsel, State Regulatory.