Sr. Or Principal Attorney

Xcel Energy Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 3 months ago

Location(s): 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 Inc. and its subsidiaries, and prepares and negotiates contracts.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provides counsel to Xcel Energy Inc. or its subsidiaries' management regarding legal, business and strategic considerations.

  • Prepares or reviews a broad range of contracts and other documents for different areas of the company including, but not limited to, Sourcing of goods and services, and Business Systems.

  • Develops and provides training to employees on relevant legal topics.

  • Effectively prioritizes and manages a high volume of work.

  • Effectively manages outside counsel and costs.

Minimum Requirements

  • J.D. degree from ABA accredited law school required.

  • Must be licensed to practice in the state in which the position is located.

  • 3-8 years (6-10 years for Principal) of practice in corporate law department, law firm, government practice or equivalent experience in corporate or commercial setting.

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills are required.

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: MN - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || General Counsel || 80000:General Counsel || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 19396

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at

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