Senior Counsel, Corporate and Securities

Date:  Jun 6, 2024

Princeton, NJ, US, 08540

Company:  NRG

Welcome to the intersection of energy and home services. At NRG, we’re all about propelling the next generation of leaders forward. We are driven by our passion to create a smarter, cleaner and more connected future. We deliver innovative solutions that make our customers’ lives easier—helping them power, protect, and intelligently manage their homes and businesses. To do this, we need creative and talented people to join our company.

We offer a dynamic work environment and a unified and inclusive culture. NRG fosters a strong sense of belonging that leads to better collaboration and business performance. Our company programs are designed to help employees develop the skills they need for success now and in the future. In everything we do, we aim to champion our employees and bring value to our customers, investors and society.

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Job Summary:

We are looking for a talented and experienced attorney to join our team and provide leadership on a wide range of corporate, securities, and governance matters. The role would report directly to NRG’s VP, Deputy General Counsel & Corporate Secretary. The responsibilities will include all corporate and securities matters for a publicly traded company, including ensuring compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations; preparing and reviewing SEC filings; assisting with matters related to the board of directors; and advising on corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and subsidiary maintenance.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:


Corporate & Securities Support – Provide assistance with public company related matters, including:

  • Ensure compliance with federal and state securities laws, with particular focus on ’34 Act and ’33 Act reporting, NYSE compliance, Regulation FD and insider trading policy
  • Prepare and review SEC filings, including Annual Reports on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Current Reports on Form 8-K, Proxy Statements, and Section 16 filings
  • Familiarity with corporate governance requirements (including charters and regulatory requirements)
  • Provide corporate secretarial support, including preparing and reviewing materials for board and committee meetings
  • Assist with the preparation and planning for the annual stockholder meeting and shareholder engagements
  • Advise on disclosure matters, including press releases, earnings releases, investor presentations and other external communications


Legal Department Support – Collaborate with, advise and support a broad range of departments and functions, including finance, accounting, tax, investor relations and others as necessary. Assist with other legal matters, including subsidiary management, due diligence, credit agreements and capital markets transactions, contract administration, and Sarbanes Oxley compliance.

Perform additional functions and projects as assigned. 



Working Conditions:

  • Hybrid (Requires you to be onsite 3 days per week in Princeton NJ office)
  • Travel required 3-4 times per year


Minimum Requirements:

  • Juris Doctorate, strong academic credentials and at least five years of experience in a nationally recognized law firm or in house legal department.
  • Detailed understanding of public company disclosure and reporting requirements as well as experience in a broad range of securities and financial transactions


Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate (verbally and written) with all levels of internal and external customers.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities and to respond to changing demands from multiple sources.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Proficiency with word processing software (Windows based Word), creating and manipulating spreadsheets (Excel) and power point presentations.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Team player – We work together



Why NRG is a great place to work:

  • Great company culture!! Voted as a BEST employer by Forbes
  • A competitive total compensation package, including annual incentive and/or commission
  • Stock Purchase Plan 
  • Benefits on the first day of employment - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Short Term Disability, Wellness program, etc.   
  • Company-paid life insurance and disability insurance
  • 401 (k) plan to help save for retirement
  • Generous Flexible FTO plan, where you take the time you need; also includes 10 company holidays, and 1 floating holidays
  • Numerous discounts, including electricity discounts on NRG brands


If you reside in or intend to work remotely from California, Colorado, New York or Washington State, you may contact for compensation information related to this position and other information as required by applicable law. Please include the job title in your request.





** No Outside Recruiters or Agencies **

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability. Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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