Dandelion Energy is looking for a dynamic Associate General Counsel to join our expanding team. In this role, you will play a key part in advising on a range of intricate legal issues, providing daily support to cross-functional teams, and driving the company's growth through the creation and negotiation of contracts with vendors, customers, channel partners, and other third parties. Responsibilities include contract review, sub-contract agreements, MSA's, NDA's, software and warehouse contracts, leases, and insurance. This position will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer.


Key Responsibilities
Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of commercial agreements, including construction and service contracts, terms of use, partnerships, vendor agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and other commercial or product licensing agreements.

  • Work closely and collaboratively with cross-functional stakeholders to identify and provide strategic counsel on legal issues impacting Dandelion’s products, business, and customers.
  • Support the development and maintenance of legal resources and materials to aid business stakeholders in the development of innovative, compliant products and services.
  • Establish internal process for legal review and approval of all contracts and commercial agreements
  • Monitor evolving laws that may impact Dandelion’s products, services, Federal/State rebate eligibility, and assist with operationalizing and implementing compliant solutions where applicable.
  • Work in partnership with members of the Dandelion’s Executive team and leverage internal subject matter expertise and integrate it into applicable products, services, and commercial matters.

Qualifications
A J.D. from an ABA-accredited U.S. law school, and membership in good standing to at least one state bar.

  • Up to 6+ years of experience practicing corporate law at a law firm or in-house and a proven track record of success.
  • At least 3 years of experience negotiating commercial contracts, preferably in the construction, renewable energy, or building sectors.
  • Strong business and legal acumen with the ability to: quickly identify legal and business issues; balance risks; and devise and articulate creative and practical solutions to various internal and external audiences in a time-sensitive dynamic and fast-paced global environment.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and drafting skills (contracts, memoranda, etc.) with an emphasis on attention to relevant detail.
  • Ability to work independently, manage competing priorities effectively, and meet deadlines.
  • Passion for collaborating with a wide range of people in a diverse and inclusive environment.

Benefits/Perks:

  • Health/Dental/Vision insurance
  • 401k plan
  • Stock/Equity options
  • Paid Sick and Vacation time (PTO)

Compensation: $148,000—$176,000

You’ll love working at Dandelion because:

Since spinning out of Google X in 2017, Dandelion Energy has been electrifying home heating by building and installing innovative geothermal heat pump products. We both work directly with homeowners and count some of the nation’s largest home builders as our customers. Our team has raised the profile of geothermal heat pumps nationally, designed and built the nation’s most efficient residential heat pump, successfully advocated for electrification-friendly policy change on the local and national levels, and completed high quality installations of thousands of geothermal heat pumps throughout the Northeast US.

Our talented team consists of experts in hardware engineering, HVAC installation, drilling, solar financing, behavioral economics, and high-growth operations amongst many other backgrounds. Motivated by the potential to catalyze and scale a widespread transition to sustainable and affordable heating and cooling, our work is both complex yet rewarding. We are working to create a wholesale shift in how people heat and cool their homes — join us!

Dandelion Energy is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage qualified individuals from all backgrounds to apply for this position.To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications to [contact email/website]. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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