At Entergy (NYSE: ETR), we power life. More than 100 years ago, our founder Harvey Couch started this company with a handshake, some sawdust and a vision. Couch wanted to bring safe, affordable, reliable energy to the Middle South – energy that would power the lives of people and communities. Today, Entergy is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. We own and operate power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 9,000 megawatts of nuclear power. The 13,000 men and women of Entergy deliver electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, generating annual revenues of approximately $10.8 billion. Entergy Corporation is a Fortune-300 company that has won numerous awards for safety, diversity, and social responsibility. Selected awards include:
Corporate Responsibility Magazine - 100 Best Corporate Citizens (2017). This is the eighth time Entergy has been included on CR Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens list.
Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (2017). This is the 15th consecutive year Entergy has been included on either the World or North America index or both.
Black Enterprise Magazine - Best Companies for Diversity (2016, 2015)
Women's Business Enterprise National Council - America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises (2016, 2015)
Corporate Pro Bono Organization - Pro Bono Partner Award (2016)
Corporate Counsel Magazine - List of Best Legal Departments (2014)
This is an attorney position with the Federal Energy Regulatory Affairs section of the Legal Department of Entergy Services, Inc. Federal Energy Regulatory Affairs is responsible for providing legal and regulatory services to the electric utility, generation, and power marketing affiliates of Entergy Corporation. The practice of this attorney will concentrate on regulatory, litigation, and policy matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Areas of focus will include: transactions subject to Section 203 of the Federal Power Act, rate filings under Section 205 of the Federal Power Act, wholesale power markets and regional transmission organizations, compliance with FERC regulatory requirements and NERC reliability standards, and regulatory litigation. Depending on level of experience, the attorney will assume lead responsibility for various matters and/or assist the Company's other in-house regulatory attorneys on various matters. Among other duties, the attorney will participate in developing legal and strategic advice regarding key business initiatives, implementing these initiatives through FERC proceedings and interactions with FERC Staff, litigating various matters before FERC and appellate courts, advising officers and management on FERC-related matters, and managing internal project teams and outside counsel. This position may be filled as a Counsel or Senior Counsel position depending on the qualifications and experience of the candidate.
A Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school is required.
A minimum of three (3) years of legal experience involving FERC regulation of the electric industry is mandatory.
Three (3) to eight (8) years of legal experience involving FERC regulation of the electric utility industry is preferred. A combination of FERC-related experience and federal/state court litigation or state ratemaking experience may also be considered, provided that such experience is focused on the electric utility industry. Experience with compliance and enforcement matters, including NERC reliability standards, is highly desired.