Sr. Counsel – Entergy Corporation

Entergy Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. We own and operate power plants, and are the second-largest nuclear generator in the United States. This position will be located in Washington, D.C.

Sr. Counsel (Exa)  

Req #  111319

Salary: $85,000 – $166,000



Entergy Corporation, a Fortune 500 energy company, seeks an experienced regulatory attorney to join its in-house legal practice in Washington, DC.  This position is with the Federal Energy Regulatory Affairs section of the Legal Services Department.  Federal Energy Regulatory Affairs is responsible for providing legal and regulatory services to the electric utility, generation, and power marketing affiliates of Entergy Corporation.  The practice of this attorney will concentrate on regulatory, litigation, and policy matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), including matters involving LMP-based power markets and regional transmission organizations.  Areas of focus will also include transactional advice, rate filings under Section 205 of the Federal Power Act and related litigation, and assistance in developing Company policy regarding industry-wide initiatives.  Depending on level of experience, the attorney will assume lead responsibility for various matters and/or assist the Company’s other in-house regulatory attorneys on various matters.  Among other duties, the attorney will participate in developing legal and strategic advice regarding key initiatives, implementing these initiatives through FERC filings and interactions with FERC Staff, litigating various matters before the FERC and appellate courts, advising officers and management on FERC-related matters, and managing outside counsel.
* This position may be filled as a Counsel or Senior Counsel depending on the qualifications and experience.



Requires a minimum of seven (7) years of legal experience with FERC regulation/litigation involving the electric industry.  Candidates with more experience are encouraged to apply.  Candidates with a combination of FERC-related experience and federal/state court litigation or state ratemaking experience may also be considered.  In-depth knowledge of, and experience with, the electric industry is mandatory.  Experience with LMP-based power markets and regional transmission organizations, particularly the Midwest ISO, New York ISO, and ISO New England, is highly desired.  A law degree (JD) and a license in good standing in a state with a mandatory license requirement are required for the position.

Must have

  • the ability to quickly learn applicable law in a broad range of areas;
  • strong negotiating skills and the ability to think creatively, strategically, and tactically;
  • excellent writing and communication skills;
  • good computer research skills;
  • strong academic record or equivalent practice record; and
  • ability to work independently.


Additional Responsibilities:

As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company.



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Entergy offers excellent benefits including relocation, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k) savings plan, paid vacation, holidays and more. Entergy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.