Our client is a dynamic and innovative leader in the utility and energy industry, committed to providing sustainable and reliable energy solutions for a brighter future. They are seeking a Senior Environmental Attorney to join their legal team in New York City. If you are passionate about environmental and energy law and are eager to make a positive impact on the future of energy, we encourage you to apply.
As a Senior Environmental Attorney, you will play a critical role in supporting their environmental, regulatory, and compliance efforts. You will work closely with the legal team to navigate the complex landscape of environmental and energy laws, ensuring that our client continues to operate in compliance with regulations and strives for environmental sustainability
- Represent the company in state and federal administrative proceedings.
- Negotiate and/or litigate in connection with the cleanup of contaminated sites and in connection with air, waste and water regulatory & compliance matters.
- Prepare regulatory filings and advice to Company management in connection with state and federal environmental matters and proceedings.
- Assist in providing advice and counsel on environmental issues with respect to clean energy and environmental justice programs and initiatives.
- Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school and active bar membership (admitted to practice law in the State of NY is preferred)
- 5+ years of experience practicing environmental law, with a strong focus on remediation and/or regulatory/compliance matters.
- In-depth knowledge of federal and state environmental regulations and laws.
- SEQRA and permitting of utility infrastructure experience is preferred.
- Proven experience in managing complex environmental legal matters and regulatory affairs.
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.
- Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to provide creative and pragmatic legal solutions.
- Commitment to environmental sustainability and a strong ethical approach to legal practice.
What They Offer:
- Competitive compensation and benefits package.
- Opportunity to work with a leading, forward-thinking energy company.
- A supportive and collaborative work environment.
- Career development and growth opportunities.
- The chance to make a meaningful contribution to a sustainable future.