Southern California Edison Paralegal 3 in Rosemead, California

Job Description

Are you looking to make a difference in your career? We’re working on smarter grids, cleaner energy and tools to help people manage energy more efficiently.

Position Overview:

This position is in the Legal Organization at Southern California Edison. This is a paralegal position and requires assuming responsibility for providing assistance to the attorneys in the regulatory practice areas including conducting legal research, analyzing and applying legal authority, cite-checking, drafting, compiling documentation, and providing assistance in implementing a variety of state and federal legal and regulatory requirements.

Typical Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting with all aspects of briefing cases and participating in legal and regulatory proceedings, including hearings, before state and federal administrative agencies and/or federal courts (e.g., CPUC, FERC, D.C. Circuit).

  • Research, including use of legal, regulatory, and administrative data bases, working on legal and factual discovery and cite/fact checking legal submissions.

  • Assistance in processing matters in compliance with state and federal regulations.

  • Assistance in interpreting and applying legal and regulatory requirements to various agreements and drafting documents.

  • Interfacing with personnel in other departments and with external third parties to gather information.

  • Conducting factual and legal investigations, multitasking, and managing moderate to heavy workloads.

  • Maintaining a safety conscious work environment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices; and performing other responsibilities and duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Certificate from an American Bar Association accredited paralegal program,

  • Five years of experience working in a law firm or a corporate legal department in either regulatory, energy, administrative, or related areas of legal practice, or in anti-trust, intellectual property, corporate, or similar areas of practice.

  • Experience in preparing drafts of documents, cite and fact checking legal submissions, and legal research, including experience in using online research services (e.g., Lexis Nexis, West Law).

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Higher Degree

  • Extensive experience in using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook (or equivalent applications).

  • Experience in completing projects with tight deadlines, working on multiple project and with multiple clients at the same time, and making work flow adjustments to meet changing conditions and priorities.

  • Knowledge or and experience working with government, administrative, or regulatory agencies in an energy practice.

  • Experience or familiarity with FERC, NERC, or CPUC matters or practice areas.

Comments:

  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

  • Candidates will be required to participate in a written exercise in the course of the interview.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

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