DTE Energy Attorney in Ann Arbor, United States

ATTORNEY

  • DTE Energy Trading*

  • Location: Ann Arbor, MI*

The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are the largest electric and gas utility in Michigan with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America. We are a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Detroit, Michigan with businesses in 26 different states.

DTE Energy’s utility and non-utility businesses are poised for significant growth. We look forward to working with highly motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of growing economically and environmentally.

We care for our employees and prioritize their health and safety first. Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:

  • Gallup Great Workplace Award for 4 consecutive Years! (2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016)

  • Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work For

  • J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award

  • Professional Women’s Magazine/Black EOE Journal “Best of the Best”

  • Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT

  • Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award

  • Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award

  • GENERAL SUMMARY*

Responsible for providing legal counsel regarding complex corporate and project matters; drafting and negotiating contracts and agreements; overall compliance with federal and state laws and regulations; and other activities in which the Company is involved.

  • PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*

  • Providing legal advice for activities in which the Company is involved.

  • Participation in the development, structuring and implementation of business transactions.

  • Participation in the development and implementation of regulatory structures and compliance plans under the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Department of Homeland Security and other relevant statutes for energy commodity transactions.

  • Drafting and negotiating contracts, agreements and other documents in connection with energy commodity transactions.

  • Monitor and advise on the overall compliance with federal and state laws and regulations.

  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.

  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES*

  • Juris Doctor or equivalent degree from an accredited law school.

  • Minimum of ten years experience in a transactional practice.

  • Experience in the electric or gas industry preferred – specifically the drafting and negotiation of ISDA, NAESB or EEI contracts.

  • Experience in regulatory matters pertaining to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Department of Homeland Security (Customs) preferred.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

The physical demands characterized in the attached essential and marginal job functions epitomize those that must be met by an employee to properly perform the integral functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please see the attached essential and marginal job functions (general office) for this position.

  • WORKING CONDITIONS*

The employee performs job duties in a climate controlled office environment, with a moderate noise level.

DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Requisition ID: 18802