Senior Counsel, Chester, VA
The attorney will provide legal support on state regulatory matters for NiSource's public utility subsidiary, Columbia Gas of Virginia (CGA) and for other NiSource companies with a need for legal advice and counsel on natural gas distribution matters.
Responsibilities for this position include: providing legal advice and counsel concerning the interpretation and application of state laws, regulations, tariffs, and energy-related agreements; managing complex matters; handling all aspects of administrative litigation, including trial preparation, discovery and litigation; retaining, supervising and managing outside counsel on selected matters; anticipating internal/external business and regulatory issues; assisting with client training on legal issues; performing legal research and writing; providing counsel on state natural gas distribution matters, including drafting, reviewing, and negotiating various gas-related settlements and agreements; drafting pleadings, testimony, discovery requests/responses, tariffs on gas matters of interest to or impacting CGV or other NiSource companies, and advising clients accordingly .
Minimum of 8 years’ experience in natural gas regulatory practice;
Experience with state utility laws and regulations thereunder;
Experience with independent case handling responsibility;
Excellent negotiation and mediation skills;
Law degree from accredited law school and license to practice law in one or more states or the District of Columbia are required, eventual licensure in Virginia required; Current Virginia bar license preferred.
Candidates must demonstrate the ability to work successfully in a team environment.
How to Apply:
For a complete job description and immediate consideration, please visit www.nisource.jobs on or before May 28th and reference our job opening # 913478.
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