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Xcel Energy Senior Attorney/Principal Attorney - Minneapolis, MN Job in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

Position Summary

Provides legal counsel to Xcel Energy and its subsidiaries and manages outside counsel. Handles routine legal matters with minimal assistance from other attorneys, assists other attorneys with complex legal matters. The candidate should have strong knowledge of corporate and securities laws, corporate governance matters, as well as transactional and securities offering experience.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Prepare or review SEC filings (e.g., 10-Ks, 10-Qs and 8-Ks), corporate finance documents, routine contracts and other documents.

  • Provide legal support and advice with respect to SEC reporting, SEC/Nasdaqcompliance and corporate governance matters.

  • Monitor legal and regulatory developments to ensure continued compliance with SEC, Nasdaq and other legal and regulatory requirements applicable to publicly traded companies.

  • Assist the Corporate Secretary in preparing or reviewing board and committee meeting materials.

  • Review, revise and maintain corporate policies and charters.

  • Advise on securities and insider trading matters.

  • Provide legal advice related to investor relations and public disclosure issues, including review of earnings releases, press releases and investor communications.

  • Advise on corporate finance transactions (including public and private debt and equity offerings)and related securities registration requirements and other treasury matters.

  • Provide legal support and advice with respect to M&A transactions and entity formation.

  • During COVID-19 Pandemic this position may require the ability to temporarily work remote within the company service territory until company protocol dictates return to the office criteria has been met. Telecommuting Policy: A plan has been created to officially rollout a hybrid work-from-home option that will take effect when it is safe to move forward to return to the workplace. This position will participate in this new policy.

Xcel Energy strives to be a diverse and inclusive culture. We create and foster a culture of diversity and inclusion to drive employee engagement by recognizing both individual and group contributions in support of corporate goals. We promote an environment that recognizes, celebrates and embraces diverse cultures, interests, perspectives and experiences in the communities served by Xcel Energy. As we accept ourselves and accept our differences, we promote an environment of inclusion for Xcel Energy and our communities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Juris Doctorate degree from ABA accredited law school.

  • Licensed to practice in the state in which the position is located.

  • For the Senior Attorney role: 3-6 years of practice in corporate law department, law firm, government practice or equivalent legal experience. For the Principal Attorney role, 6-10 years of practice is required.

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills are required.

Prefer red

  • Thorough understanding of and have experience working on public company debt offerings.

  • Knowledge regarding Form 10-K, Form 10-Q and Form 8-K reporting requirements, proxy disclosure rules, Regulation S-K, and other SEC rules and regulations affecting disclosure obligations of public companies.

  • Strong analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Large law firm experience is preferred.

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

Posting Notes: MN - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || General Counsel || 80010:Deputy General Counsel || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $100,000 to $180,000 per year

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Requisition Number: 31841

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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