Environment & Energy Associate

Hodgson Russ LLP
June 27, 2024
Buffalo, Rochester, Saratoga Springs, or Albany, United States of America
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Hodgson Russ LLP, a dynamic and leading law firm known for its excellence and innovation in legal services, is seeking an associate to join its growing and vibrant environment and energy practice group in its Buffalo, Rochester, Saratoga Springs, or Albany office.

  • Experience: 3 to 6 years representing clients in an array of environmental and/or energy matters.
  • Encouraged: Candidates seeking to join a growing and vibrant practice group widely recognized for its expertise in environmental and renewable project development matters, including environmental regulatory compliance; remedial project management; complex environmental litigation and administrative practice; environmental risk management and due diligence assistance; negotiation and drafting of complex environmental contractual provisions and agreement; renewable energy project siting and development, permitting, project acquisition, transfer, and financing transactions.
  • Responsibilities:
    • Representing clients in environmental and energy matters, including in front of administrative bodies.
    • Handling permitting, regulatory compliance, diligence, and transactional matters related to energy and environmental sectors.
    • Conducting litigation in relevant fields including handling depositions, motion practice, court appearances, and electronic discovery.
  •  Requirements:
      • Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school.
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
      • Strong academic credentials.
  • Salary: $128,000 to $158,000
        • A competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental, vision, life, long term disability, flexible spending, 401(k), Paid Time Off, pension plan, and more.  At this time, the good faith estimate of the annual salary range for this position, if the successful applicant is based Buffalo, Rochester, Saratoga Spring or Albany office, is $128,000 to $158,000. Where a successful applicant is slotted within this range will vary based on legitimate criteria, such as experience, portables, and skill level. This range is not applicable to other locations.

 Ready to make the right move for your career? Apply on-line HERE. To learn more about our firm, visit our website www.hodgsonruss.com.

Hodgson Russ LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Firm is committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, familial status, or any other legally protected basis. https://www.hodgsonruss.com/about-diversity.html.

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