Senior Associate General Counsel

Job Locations US-MA-Andover
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Legal & Coprorate Affairs


This position supports the AVP and General Counsel of a large and growing renewable energy company, providing legal advice and support on various legal issues including with an emphasis on contract negotiation, commercial support, mergers and acquisitions, corporate issues, litigation and financial transactions.



  • Negotiate large complex commercial procurement contracts.
  • Become fluent in all legal aspects of developing, owning and operating renewable energy generation projects, including wind, solar, hydro and geothermal.
  • Partner with business development, corporate, finance, engineering and operations teams to ensure that legal needs are adequately met.
  • Advises management and employees on a wide range of legal issues, such as corporate law, contracts, litigation, insurance, development and finance issues.
  • Assists in the negotiation and drafting of mergers and acquisitions and other large scale transactions.
  • Develops and implements preventive law strategies to help minimize litigation, third party disputes and other potential legal and business problems and issues.
  • Provides direction to functional groups with respect to legal issues and risks.
  • Interprets and explains legal requirements and assists the organization with compliance with statutes, regulations and industry rules.
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally on occasion.
  • Ability to read and speak Italian or Spanish a plus but not required.


  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school required.
  • 5 to 7 years of legal experience practicing in a broad range of activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide strategic and commercial legal advice and recommendations.
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral; ability to present clear and practical legal positions.
  • Excellent business judgment.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment and to adapt quickly to changing priorities.
  • Ability to influence others and to gain support for his/her ideas.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; builds strong working relationships across the organization.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills combined with attention to details and thoroughness.
  • Excellent organizational skills, effectively managing priorities while meeting timelines.


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