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D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments Paralegal (Denver)

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D. E. Shaw & Co., LP Published: April 1, 2020 (4 months ago)
New York, United States
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The D. E. Shaw group seeks a talented individual to join its Legal and Compliance department and support the firm’s renewable energy unit (D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments, or “DESRI”) in Denver. DESRI is a market-leading owner and operator of renewable energy assets across the United States that acquires, develops, owns, and manages a portfolio of more than 35 renewable energy projects totaling more than 2,000 MW of generation capacity. The successful candidate will become part of a small, highly skilled team responsible for supporting DESRI’s portfolio of wind and solar energy projects within a fast-paced environment that values collaboration, thoughtful problem solving, and attention to detail.


What you’ll do day-to-day


Primary responsibilities will include a wide range of project support activities, including transaction support; assisting attorneys with the review, negotiation, and maintenance of agreements with renewable energy project counterparties; and management of external counsel billing systems. The paralegal will also have the opportunity to work on other legal matters that arise in the course of DESRI’s business, including legal research and analysis for special projects.


Who we're looking for


  • Candidates should have an impressive record of academic achievement and at least three years of relevant work experience in a legal assistant, paralegal, or similar role with exposure to legal matters.
  • Outstanding project management, organizational, and analytical abilities; superb writing, editing, and proofreading skills; and exceptional attention to detail are all vital to this role.
  • Outstanding judgment is of great importance, as is a demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively in supporting highly complex renewable energy projects.
  • Renewable energy experience is a plus but is not required.




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