Senior Counsel

Hannon Armstrong
Annapolis, MD
Dec 07, 2021
Dec 09, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
THE COMPANYHannon Armstrong (NYSE: HASI) is the first US public company solely dedicated to investments in climate change solutions, providing capital to leading companies in energy efficiency, renewable energy, and other sustainable infrastructure markets. Hannon Armstrong's core purpose is to make climate-positive investments with superior risk-adjusted returns. For more information, please visit . Follow Hannon Armstrong on LinkedIn and Twitter @HannonArmstrong.POSITION SUMMARYHannon Armstrong is seeking a Senior Counsel that will initially provide support to the Chief Legal Officer and work within the legal department. The successful candidate will possess a strong transactional background and the main responsibilities will include providing legal advice and support on complex renewable energy transactions, including project finance, tax equity, acquisitions and divestitures, and joint ventures. The position provides legal support directly to the executive management team, the Board of Directors, and to the investment, financing, accounting, treasury and portfolio management departments of the Company. Additionally, the Senior Counsel will provide support as needed to other attorneys and paralegals on the legal team on general corporate and transactional matters. The individual will report to the Chief Legal Officer.RESPONSIBILITIESAssists with and, upon demonstrated ability, lead all phases of renewable energy transactions including structuring, drafting and negotiating term sheets, due diligence review, maintenance of virtual data rooms, drafting and negotiating transaction documents, and ensuring compliance with post-closing obligations;Manages outside counsel to budget and timelines during the entire life cycle of a transaction;Oversees and performs corporate secretarial functions for all company entities, including preparation of resolutions, operating agreements, and documents with respect to formation and dissolution of entities;Provides day-to-day legal support to all functional groups of the Company including review and negotiating commercial contracts, preparing and reviewing proposals and terms sheet, devising new revenue and performance contracts, ensuring internal compliance with project agreements, monitoring post-closing obligations including borrower compliance with payments and loan covenants, and assisting with post-closing amendments to transaction documents including related waivers and consents; and Performs other tasks as assigned;WORK EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND OTHER COMPETENCIESAt least four years of legal experience working with commercial transactions, commercial real estate, finance, or energy development departments of a nationally recognized law firm or publicly traded company.J.D. from accredited law school Active State bar admission A demonstrated interest or experience in the development and finance of renewable energy and energy efficiency infrastructure projects for both public and private sectors Ability to build stakeholder consensus and appropriately balance legal and business risk in support of Hannon Armstrong's business goalsExcellent oral and written communication skillsTeam-oriented with demonstrated initiative and ability to work in a fast-paced business environment, handling shifting priorities and deadlines as needed Strong work ethic, detail-oriented, business-savvy, flexible schedule when necessary Legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without restrictionsCandidates must show proof of full COVID vaccination prior to joining the Hannon Armstrong teamEEO STATEMENTThe Company maintains a policy of non-discrimination in employment and complies with and supports all Federal, state, and local laws regarding discrimination in employment. Specifically, the Company does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices against any employee, intern, or applicant on the basis of race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), mental or physical disability, veteran status, uniformed servicemember status, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), or any other characteristic to the extent prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Decisions regarding staffing, selection, and promotions are made on the basis of individual qualifications related to the requirements of the position. PDN-95050fa0-ceed-4023-a694-71e8ac51586e

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