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Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP)
Los Angeles, California 91030
  • Job Type
    No Preference, Law Firm Associate
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Jobs Rated

The Water & Power Division acts as counsel to the Department of Water & Power (DWP), its officers and employees and the Board of Water & Power Commissioners.

The Attorney’s duties will include representing and advising DWP on a wide range of matters relating to the Power System’s operations. The responsibilities will entail transactional and litigation work, including the following:

1. Represent and advise DWP at the administrative, trial court and appellate levels on local, state and federal regulatory issues and requirements affecting DWP operations (FERC, CEC, CPUC), including appearances before state and federal regulatory agencies.

2. Prepare and review letters of intent and contracts for the purchase and sale of energy and transmission capacity, as well as the acquisition/disposition of generation and transmission facilities.

3. Review proposed and existing legislation on renewables, greenhouse gas, energy efficiency and other energy matters for potential impact to DWP.

4. Prepare and review legal documents for customer agreements, including rates, interconnection, fiber and telecommunication.

5. Prepare resolutions, ordinances and other documents necessary to implement the transactions and documents discussed above and advice relating to the powers and limitations imposed by the City Charter and other matters of general municipal law.


Required qualifications:

Five (5) years of experience in regulatory law and public contracts or renewable energy transactions in a private or public utility arena and litigation experience is required. Travel to San Francisco, Sacramento, Washington D.C and other locations to attend meetings or regulatory hearings will be required.

The following qualifications are highly desirable:

Demonstrated research skills;

Strong written and oral communication and problem solving skills;

Experience with municipal law; and

Ability to deal effectively with public officials, departmental personnel and members of the public, and to work as part of a team.


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Posted: 2019-09-09 Expires: 2019-10-09

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Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP)
Los Angeles, California 91030

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