Senior-Level Energy Associate Attorney Job in Chicago, IL Near Me - 329661 |

Senior-Level Energy Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID XG1L329661

Experience Level Senior Associate

Job Experience Min. 6 - Max. 8 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas Energy - Renewables - Transactional

2024-04-02 02:58:45

Job Overview: A law firm in Chicago, IL, seeks a Senior-Level Energy Associate Attorney to join their team. This position offers the opportunity to represent clients in the rapidly growing renewable energy industry with substantive responsibility and direct client contact. The ideal candidate will have significant experience in various aspects of renewable energy projects, including commercial lending, project financing, leasing, tax credits, and due diligence for complex transactions.


  • Represent clients in transactions related to developing, acquiring, and financing renewable energy projects.
  • Provide legal counsel and support throughout project development, construction, and operations phases.
  • Conduct due diligence for complex transactions on behalf of buyers, sellers, or financing parties (debt or equity).
  • Draft and negotiate project development, construction, and operations contracts.
  • Collaborate with clients and internal teams to address legal issues and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.


  • 6-8 years of experience in the renewable energy industry.
  • Experience at a large law firm with a national reputation or comparable in-house counsel role.
  • Strong academic credentials from a top-tier law school.
  • Admission to and membership in good standing with the IL State Bar.


  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school.


  • Admission to the IL State Bar.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in legal documentation.
  • Proficiency in legal research and drafting contracts.
  • Knowledge of renewable energy industry regulations and best practices.

This California-based AmLaw100 firm is appealing for its professional culture, but relaxed and laid-back atmosphere. Famous for its corporate practice, the attorneys at this firm are proud of the work they perform and are always striving to do ?good work,? while still maintaining a healthy family- balance and interacting with their colleagues in firm-wide social events. The firm pays top-of-market compensation.

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