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Sr. Attorney (Regulatory) - Salt Lake City, UT - #110097

Date: Feb 24, 2023

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp


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 five 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.


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

Additional Information

Req Id: 110097 
Company Code: PacifiCorp  
Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY     
Department: Rocky Mountain Power 
Schedule: Full-time 
Personnel Subarea:   Exempt
Hiring Range: $149,500 - $175,900  
This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 20.00% of salary.   

Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: 


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

At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.

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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