Assistant General Counsel

Location: Andover, MA

This position supports the EVP and General Counsel of a large and growing renewable energy company, providing legal advice and support on various legal issues including mergers and acquisitions, contracts, corporate issues and with a particular emphasis on real estate matters.

Responsibilities, include, but not limited to:

  • Partner with business development, finance, engineering and operations teams to ensure that legal needs are adequately met.
  • Advises management and employees on a wide range of legal issues, such as corporate law, contracts, litigation, insurance and real estate issues.
  • Assists Senior Management in the negotiation and drafting of mergers and acquisitions and other large scale transactions.
  • Develops and implements preventive law strategies to help minimize litigation, third party disputes and other potential legal and business problems and issues.
  • Provides direction to functional groups with respect to legal issues and risks.
  • Interprets and explains legal requirements and assists the organization with compliance with statutes, regulations and industry rules.


  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school required
  • 2 to 4 years of legal experience practicing in a broad range of activities, preferable with exposure to significant commercial real estate transactions and merger/acquisitions
  • Become proficient in all legal aspects of developing, owning and operating renewable energy generation projects, including wind, solar, hydro, geothermal and biomass required
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally
  • Ability to read and speak Italian or French a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to provide strategic and commercial legal advice and recommendations
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral; ability to present clear and practical legal positions
  • Excellent business judgment
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment and to adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Ability to influence others and to gain support for his/her ideas
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; builds strong working relationships across the organization
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills combined with attention to details and thoroughness
  • Excellent organizational skills, effectively managing priorities while meeting timelines
  • Physical Activities:  Talking, hearing, near acuity, handling and fingering.
  • Mental Functions:  Comparing, copying, calculating, compiling, analyzing, coordinating, communicating, instructing, and interpersonal skills.

If interested please send your resume and salary information to with General Counsel in the subject line

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