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Legal Counsel

Company: Jupiter Power
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Legal Counsel

Jupiter Power is an energy infrastructure company focused on the development, construction, and operation of energy storage assets in wholesale electricity markets. Formed in 2017, the company is a national leader in energy storage deployment, utilizing its proprietary dispatch optimization applications to support both merchant and contracted structures. Jupiter currently has approximately 650 megawatt-hours in construction or operation and is developing approximately 11 GW of projects to be constructed over 2022-2026. The company is backed by EnCap Investments, L.P.'s Energy Transition Fund.

Jupiter seeks to grow its team with the recruitment of a highly motivated, attorney to serve as Legal Counsel, reporting to the VP, Legal & Operations. The ideal candidate will have experience in a broad range of legal disciplines, including project development, construction, finance, real estate and transactional work, preferably in the renewable energy and/or power markets. The successful candidate will be able to work on a range of legal issues for the company, as well as business and strategy matters.

Principal Responsibilities

Work across teams within Jupiter Power to support execution of key tasks including those listed below.
Provide legal support to Jupiter's development, construction, finance, operations, corporate, compliance and trading teams.
Draft, review and negotiate legal agreements spanning project, corporate and transactional areas.
Advise on and support debt financing transactions including due diligence matters.
Advise on real estate, title, interconnection and other development matters and draft associated agreements.
Advise on supply, EPC and operational matters and draft associated agreements.
Advise on trading activities and draft associated agreements.
Manage litigation and intellectual property matters.
Manage and advise on corporate governance and compliance matters.
Hire and manage outside legal counsel and billings.


Bachelors and JD required
Must be licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction of applicable office location.
At least 5-10 years of legal experience required
In-house experience preferred
Experience with mergers and acquisitions, garden variety development, EPC, procurement, operations, project finance, and regulatory agreements and issues
Comfortable with ambiguity and making business decisions with limited information
Eager to wear multiple hats depending on business need and project priorities
High comfort level with small teams and organizations, with the curiosity and enthusiasm to innovate and formulate new ideas and to bring the best out of co-workers
Must be able to take ownership and initiative, in order to be to be effective within a highly motivated, fast-moving team and complete tasks in a timely manner
Will often require work outside of normal business hours
(Preferred) Familiarity with energy storage and renewable energy technologies and deployments

Compensation and benefits offered will be commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the candidate. The preferred location for the role is Austin, Texas or Chicago Illinois, however, location in Houston, Texas can be discussed. Jupiter Power LLC is an equal opportunity employer that prioritizes diversity of experience and background.

Keywords: Jupiter Power, Austin , Legal Counsel, Legal , Austin, Texas

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