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Attorney Counsel

Cambridge, MA, USA
23 days ago
Full time role

Job Description

OVERVIEW
 
Sunwealth is a clean energy investment firm on a mission to change who benefits from renewable energy by changing the way we invest in it. We envision a future where renewable energy is accessible, affordable and inclusive. We invest in that future by financing and managing renewable energy projects that benefit diverse communities through clean power, carbon reduction, cost savings and job creation. Sunwealth is located in Cambridge’s Porter Square.
 
The Associate Counsel will join a small legal team and assist the General Counsel in a variety of legal matters to support the company’s overall objectives. This individual will work closely with the organization’s project development and asset management teams, while gaining broad exposure to the company’s other business units.
 
If you thrive in a collaborative, entrepreneurial and results-driven environment and are looking to join a team motivated to create economic and environmental impact across all communities, we want to hear from you.
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 
 
• Draft, review and negotiate a variety of commercial contracts, including power purchase agreements, construction contracts, maintenance agreements, site leases, service contracts and related documents with customers, partners and vendors
• Coordinate and conduct transaction-related due diligence for project financings and acquisitions 
• Research and monitor multi-state renewable energy laws and regulations 
• Create new corporate and project entities and ensure compliance with state and local laws
• Develop and maintain various legal templates, forms and communications to enhance the delivery and scalability of legal resources
 
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
 
• Juris Doctor from an accredited law school and membership/good standing in at least one state bar
• 1-4 years prior legal experience in a law firm or in-house role
• Significant experience in drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts 
• Ability to communicate legal concepts in a clear and concise manner to a broad audience
• Exposure to, or demonstrated interest in, renewable energy finance and development
• Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to balance business goals with appropriate levels of risk mitigation 
• Comfortable working independently and juggling multiple priorities in a small, fast-paced environment
• Desire to take ownership of work, follow through on tasks and orientation to action
 
TEAM CULTURE/BENEFITS
 
• Smart, effective and highly motivated team committed to creating generational change in renewable energy
• Collaborative and results-driven work environment
• Bright and centrally located office accessible by public transit
• Competitive compensation package, including equity ownership
• Health insurance, including medical and dental
• 401K plan
• Opportunities for professional development
 
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
 
Sunwealth is strongly committed to equality of opportunity and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. We endeavor to build a workplace environment that is welcoming and inclusive for everyone. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
 
HOW TO APPLY
 
We recognize that there is no ‘perfect’ candidate. Sunwealth is a place where everyone can learn and grow. If this position excites you, do not hesitate to apply. Please submit your resume and cover letter to: careers@sunwealth.com. Be certain to include “Associate Counsel” in the subject line of your email. 
 
We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates.
 
Due to the volume of resumes, it may not be feasible for us to follow up with every candidate. If you do proceed with our hiring process, please note we may ask for professional and personal references.