Sr Attorney - Marketing and Mass Markets

Houston, Texas
26 Sep 2016
10 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
This position is located in the Gexa Energy office in Houston. Gexa Energy is a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc.
  • Review and analyze direct and digital marketing campaigns in the mass market space, with strong working knowledge of FTC, state and TCPA requirements
  • Analyze and counsel on complex privacy law issues
  • Advise and counsel on new consumer products and product structures in a converging marketplace
  • Work closely with Regulatory resources to integrate legal and regulatory compliance and deal structuring
  • Advise Gexa Energy and its retail and wholesale affiliates ("Gexa") on transactions involving the retail sale of electricity, especially for mass markets
  • Work with broad based client groups and serve as the day to day legal lead for significant structured retail electricity transactions, including large scale aggregations, potentially involving multiple contracts, counterparties and stakeholders
  • Review and negotiate confidentiality agreements, guaranties, letters of credit and other similar agreements related to the retail electricity business
  • Identify and communicate significant risks succinctly to other attorneys and senior management
  • Responsible for staying abreast of market terms and updating contract provisions as appropriate
  • Provide legal support to other matters of Gexa on an as-needed basis due to other attorney's availability and business requirements
  • Work closely as part of a team with attorneys providing similar support to Gexa and its affiliates' energy businesses with respect to various retail and wholesale transactions to insure consistency
  • Provide legal support for retail natural gas transactions, as needed
  • Other business requirements as needed

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree, Juris Doctor and five (5) or more years of relevant legal experience is required. Must be member in good standing of state bar (Texas or any other state in the United States).
  • Must have sophisticated commercial or transactional legal experience
  • Experience with direct and digital marketing campaigns and related compliance issues strongly preferred
  • Experience with privacy and data security issues strongly preferred
  • Retail electricity sales experience preferred (but not required for an otherwise strong candidate with marketing and privacy law credentials)
  • Competitive credentials and related experience from corporate in-house, governmental, and/or leading law firm practice preferred
  • Ability to work as part of a team with both internal and external stakeholders with diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to prioritize time spent on particular matters by value and risk
  • Ability to defend difficult positions and achieve balance with commercial considerations
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Ability to work well within a team framework

Required Qualifications:
Member in Good Standing of State Bar:Yes;High School Grad / GED:Required;Juris Doc:Required;Bachelor's Degree:Required;Experience:5 years;