Resources Global Professionals (RGP) Energy Attorneys in Houston, Texas

We are looking for transactional attorneys with energy and/or utility experience to join our Legal & Regulatory Practice in our Houston office for project based engagements. These attorneys should have extensive experience with power procurement, power purchase agreements, project construction agreements, regulatory compliance, and transactional and real estate matters in the energy and utility sectors. As a consultant with RGP Legal, you will have the opportunity to assist clients in a variety of challenging projects that will make a positive impact on their ability to do business.

Attributes of our global professionals include: a dedication to client service, the ability to think in complex and ever changing situations, strong communication skills and the ability to solve problems, execute and transfer knowledge.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in the energy industry negotiating and drafting power purchase agreements relating to conventional and renewable energy, turbine supply agreements related to wind, solar, biomass, geothermal and gas-fired electric generating facilities, gas sales agreements, transmission and distribution agreements and engineering, procurement and construction agreements, as well as developing RFOs and responding to RFOs

  • Deep understanding of the general technical and commercial challenges that energy companies face, particularly with respect to the Public Utilities Commission of Texas and federal regulatory controls

  • Law firm experience within an energy practice or in-house experience with an organization in the energy / utility industry required

  • Graduate of a top tier law school

  • Admitted to practice in Texas

  • Demonstrated track record of positive impact in all positions held

  • Ability to respond effectively and quickly to clients' needs and issues

  • Ability and desire to work within a team environment

  • Highly professional with superior verbal and written communications skills