In-House Counsel, Renewable Energy
Company: SolRiver Capital LLC
Posted on: September 17, 2023
SolRiver Capital () is seeking a business-minded attorney
(2nd-4th year associate) to be our In House Counsel, responsible
for the execution of all of SolRiver's solar project transactions.
Learn more and apply at: About SolRiver: SolRiver Capital is a
rapidly-growing solar investment fund focused on acquiring and
operating distributed generation and utility scale projects.
Founded in 2016 by solar and storage finance experts, SolRiver
utilizes an innovative yet disciplined investment approach to
acquire clean energy assets across the country. We began with a
single $3MM system, and four years later we have projects in 8
different states, with $200MM to deploy over the next twelve
months. A key to our success is a small, talented, hard-working
team. Our ethos is an entrepreneurial culture of ownership,
problem-solving, and continuous improvement. The In House Counsel
role will be a critical addition to the team, reporting to the CEO,
responsible for legal matters while advising on business strategy
and operational decisions. About the Role The In House Counsel role
is both the attorney responsible for the execution of all of
SolRiver's transactions and a key executive leading the company's
growth. The ideal candidate is a solutions-oriented transactional
attorney with a strong head for business. In our view, a
"business-minded" lawyer understands how to balance risk/reward,
with a bias toward finding creative solutions to risk allocations.
In addition, he/she will drive meaningful improvements in how the
team efficiently evaluates, closes, and manages its project
- Lead the drafting and negotiation of acquisition agreements
(MIPAs, APA, PSA, etc.) and construction agreements (EPC, O&M,
- Lead the negotiation, drafting, and critical review of equity
agreements (tax equity OAs, ECCAs, etc) and financing agreements
(e.g., construction and term debt).
- Manage outside legal counsel engaged to represent
- Support construction and asset management functions by
providing advice in the normal course of business.
- Work closely with team to develop and implement improvements to
contracting processes and tools, including a suite of regularly
updated template documents.
- Support analyst team's due diligence process for acquisitions
- Identify transactional risks of potential investments and
propose commercial terms to mitigate said risk. Qualifications We
are seeking an attorney with two to four years of project finance
experience. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with
renewable energy transactions involving financing , acquisitions,
and project documents. Candidates should have superior drafting and
negotiation skills, the ability to take on significant
responsibility and manage a challenging workload within a
collaborative and fast-paced environment. Candidates should also be
diligent, detail- oriented, proactive, supportive, and
- Possess a JD from an accredited US law school, and be admitted
to the Bar (any state may apply).
- Intermediate skills in reviewing, negotiating and drafting
- Excellent time management skills with an advanced ability to
prioritize and complete multiple projects.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including
the ability to be succinct and clear.
- Superb interpersonal skills and positive get-it-done attitude;
including an unwavering commitment to teamwork and
- Refined business acumen, with the ability to identify and
implement practical solutions to complex business and legal
- Intellectually curious.
- Hardworking, responsive, and adaptable to what the situation
dictates, including possessing the diligence to advance matters
independently. To ApplyLearn more and apply at: The expected salary
for this position, at commencement of employment, is between
$150,000 and $200,000/Annual; however, base pay offered may vary
depending on multiple individualized factors, including market
location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total
compensation package for this position may also include other
elements such as annual bonus, in addition to a full range of
medical, dental, vision, life, financial, and/or other benefits
(including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits,
such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the
position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans
will be provided if a candidate receives an offer of employment. If
hired, employee will be in an "at-will position" and SolRiver
reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other
discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time,
including for reasons related to individual performance, SolRiver
or individual department/team performance, and market factors.
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