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Associate Counsel - Real Estate

Company: Jupiter Power
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Associate Counsel - Real Estate
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 700 megawatt-hours in construction or operation and is developing approximately 12 GW of projects 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 Associate Counsel - Real Estate, reporting to the VP, Legal & Operations. The ideal candidate will have experience in a broad range of real estate matters, 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.

Key Responsibilities
- Draft, review and negotiate real estate agreements including ground leases, commercial leases, purchase and sale agreements, options, easements, crossing-agreements for projects across the United States - Analyze and provide guidance to the business on real estate agreements and instruments to ensure compliance - Advise the business on the appropriate real estate rights required for applicable projects - Assist the commercial team in conducting due diligence for transactions
- Advise and assist in recording real estate agreements in the applicable county records - Managing all title insurance matters including the analysis of title commitments, working with business and title insurance companies to cure titles issues, drafting of curative documents - Hire and manage outside legal counsel and billings

This overview includes essential functions of the job and does not imply these are the only duties to be performed. Associate Counsel - Real Estate will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and required to perform any other job-related duties requested.
Jupiter seeks individuals eager to develop their core professional knowledge, learn new areas of the business and take on additional responsibilities within Jupiter's dynamic team. Secondary responsibilities will be tailored to individual candidate backgrounds as well as company priorities.

Requirements
- Minimum 2 to 4 years of real estate/transactional experience.
- Bachelors' Degree required and J.D. degree from an ABA-approved law school is preferred
- High level of interest in energy storage and renewable energy technologies and deployments is required; significant work experience in these areas is preferred
- 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 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, Tx or Chicago, IL. However, location in Houston, TX can be discussed.

Jupiter Power LLC is an equal opportunity employer that prioritizes diversity of experience and background.

Keywords: Jupiter Power, Austin , Associate Counsel - Real Estate, Legal , Austin, Texas

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