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Regulatory Attorney - Salt Lake City, UT - #108710

Date: Aug 2, 2022

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp


PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

 Provides legal assessments, interpretations, recommendations, and representation on corporate policies and issues in compliance with federal, state, county, and municipal statutes, regulations, and other legal authority.  Represents the company in judicial and regulatory forums. Provides legal advice on the interpretation of statutes, regulations, legal opinions, and corporate policies.  Reviews and recommends application of corporate policies to protect the company’s interests and objectives.  Prepares and reviews legal documents.  Oversees, selects, and directs outside legal counsel as appropriate.


  • Provide legal assessments, interpretations, recommendations, and representation on a wide range of legal issues involving federal, state, county, and municipal statutes, regulations and other legal authority, as well as corporate policies.
  • Represent the company in judicial, regulatory or administrative proceedings in federal, state and local forums.
  • Draft and revise all forms of legal documents including contracts, pleadings, data requests, data request responses, testimony, regulatory documents, reports, and presentations.
  • Provide counsel and legal advice on the interpretation of statutes, regulations, legal opinions, and corporate policies.
  • Develop and present recommendations to senior management within the organizational unit and the company regarding courses of action to ensure compliance with applicable legal authority and minimize legal risks.
  • Oversee, select, and direct outside legal counsel.
  • Recommend application of corporate policies and legal controls to protect the company’s interests and objectives.
  • Deliver high quality work product on a timely basis to the company’s business units. 


  • Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school as well as the successful completion of the Bar exam in one or more states in which the company conducts business, or capable of becoming licensed in such states.
  • A minimum of three years related experience in a law firm, government or corporate legal department. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to assess implications of proposed actions/arguments and respond appropriately in private and public forums.
  • Knowledge of research and analysis techniques and application of federal, state, and local government laws and regulations. 
  • Project management and leadership skills, including the ability to work as a team member, to maintain project timelines, budgets, and deliver commitments.


  • A combination of law firm and corporate experience strongly preferred.
  • Prior experience in energy law is a plus.

Additional Information

Req Id: 108710
Company Code: PacifiCorp 
Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: Full-time
Personnel Subarea: Exempt 
Hiring Range: $126,700 - $149,000 

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 20.00% of salary.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City

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