Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including 8,000 megawatts of nuclear power.
Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Tracing its history to 1913 and headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, Entergy has annual revenues of $11 billion and more than 13,000 employees.
The company's utility business provides electric retail and wholesale power to customers in four states through five utility operating companies: Entergy Arkansas, LLC; Entergy Louisiana, LLC; Entergy Mississippi, LLC; Entergy New Orleans, LLC; and Entergy Texas, Inc. Entergy also delivers natural gas services to 200,000 customers in New Orleans and parts of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Entergy is winding down its wholesale generation business, which provides power to wholesale customers primarily from our two remaining nuclear facilities located in the northern United States.
The electric utility industry is rapidly changing, and Entergy is entering an exciting period of growth as we prepare for the future. We are building the premier utility, a utility that delivers sustainable value to all its stakeholders - our customers, employees, communities and owners - as measured by strong net promoter scores, high levels of service, superior and affordable products and services, highly skilled and engaged employees, and industry-leading financial performance.
We are focusing our sights on three key priorities - customer centricity, continuous improvement, and creating a culture of belonging for our employees. Join us as we take the next step on our journey to building the premier utility.
Responsible for providing high quality and professional legal advice and representation on retail regulatory matters. These responsibilities include performing legal functions and providing legal advice that will assist others in formulating key policies, deciding courses of action, and understanding applicable rules, systems, or processes in strategically important areas.
Possesses superior analytical and legal writing skills. Provides ethical and professional legal representation before regulatory agencies and courts of law.
Must maintain a working knowledge of applicable regulatory and compliance regulations and utilize this knowledge to anticipate issues and advise company personnel on developing effective legal or other strategies to resolve them. Works effectively as part of a team and demonstrates agility in working within a large organization. Possesses a strong understanding of roles and responsibilities within a matrixed organization and demonstrates skill in working together as part of a team to address legal and business issues and challenges.
Possesses confidence and strong leadership skills, including the ability to lead legal projects and teams of individuals without necessarily having direct supervisory authority. Is self-motivated and capable of providing high quality work product with limited direct oversight and supervision. Understands the business processes across and through the Company that are relevant to his or her practice area or specialty.
Effectively drives multiple tasks, projects, and initiatives, both long and short term. Surpasses expectations by exceeding quality standards and/or deadlines. Effectively supervises the work of paraprofessionals and administrative staff.
Responsible for leading discrete initiatives or projects to successful resolution. Must function as a strong team player. Able not only to manage the work of outside lawyers but also to perform high quality legal work without the involvement of outside counsel. Due to its emphasis on high quality client service and legal representation, this position may at times require work to be performed in excess of a typical 40-hour work week and/or outside of regular business hours.
A Juris Doctor degree is required. License or ability to obtain license to practice law in the state of Arkansas is required.
6+ years of experience in a law firm or in-house in one or more applicable areas of expertise, such as Regulatory (federal and/or state), Corporate/Commercial, Litigation, Labor & Employment, Nuclear, Environmental. Experience advising an electric utility is a plus.
Practice before an administrative agency is a plus.
Practice before the Arkansas Public Service Commission is a plus.
Minimum Requirements-Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Proficient in a defined legal practice area or specialty. Basic industry knowledge, including awareness of the Company's strategic business values and objectives, and working knowledge of applicable regulatory and compliance regulations.
Demonstrated ability to provide strategic and regulatory (or commercial) legal advice and recommendations. Superior analytical and legal writing skills, ability to present clear and practical legal positions. Ability to work within a large matrixed organization and as part of a team to complete projects. Able to perform legal work ethically and with the utmost professionalism.
Primary Location: Arkansas-Little Rock
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 103109
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%
An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.
As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.