|Attorney I-IV (Office of Policy and Docket Management)|
Company: Public Utility Commission of Texas
Location: Austin, TX
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 05/17/2021
Expire Date: 07/17/2021
Job Categories: Legal
Attorney I-IV (Office of Policy and Docket Management)|
The PUC is seeking an Attorney who has a desire to work in the utility regulatory industry with a strong initiative, excellent writing skills and who would like to put their expertise and interest to work in the Office of Policy and Docket Management performing entry level to advanced professional legal work and administrative duties for the Commission Advising Section. Primary duties involve the practice of administrative law including, but not limited to, giving legal advice, analyzing proposals for decision, writing orders, and presenting recommendations to the commissioners on contested cases. Responsible for cases and projects with a high degree of complexity. Work under close to minimal supervision with minimal to considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
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REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A law degree is a minimum required qualification. A letter of interest, resume, and official or unofficial law school transcripts must be submitted with the application.
-Graduation from an accredited law school with LLB or JD degree.
-Licensed and eligible to practice law in Texas
-Attorney II: Minimum of two (2) year legal work experience as a licensed attorney.
Attorney III: Minimum of three (3) years legal work experience, preferably in utility regulation or administrative law.
Attorney IV: Minimum of four (4) years legal work experience, preferably in utility regulation or administrative law.
-Directly relevant regulatory work experience may be substituted for the legal work experience requirement.
-Undergraduate degree in math, finance, accounting, or engineering, or in English with a demonstrated proficiency in math.
-Strong performance in law school, and organizational skills.
-Administrative law or litigation experience.
Company Name: Public Utility Commission of Texas
The Public Utility Commission of Texas regulates the state's electric, telecommunication, and water and sewer utilities, implements respective legislation, and offers customer assistance in resolving consumer complaints.