Associate Counsel

  • Hannon Armstrong
  • Annapolis, MD
  • Jul 02, 2020

Job Description

Hannon Armstrong (NYSE: HASI) is the first U.S. 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. With more than $6 billion in managed assets as of March 31, 2020, 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 SUMMARY Hannon Armstrong is seeking a mid- to senior-level attorney that will be responsible for directly supporting the legal department in executing its duties to the executive management team, the Board of Directors, and to the investment, financing, accounting, treasury and portfolio management departments of the Company. The individual will report to the General Counsel. 


  • Assist with and, upon demonstrated ability, lead all phases of transactions including due diligence review, maintenance of virtual data rooms, drafting and negotiating transaction documents, managing outside counsel and the preparation of closing sets;
  • Maintain corporate records and perform corporate secretarial functions for all company entities including preparation of resolutions, operating agreements, and documents with respect to formation and dissolution of entities;
  • Provide day-to-day legal support to the investments, finance and asset management groups including preparing and reviewing offering memoranda, 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
  • Assist in managing public company reporting requirements including preparation of 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, Form 4s, proxy statements and other SEC and NYSE disclosure requirements;


  • At least four years of experience working with the commercial transactions, commercial real estate, finance, or energy development departments of a nationally recognized law firm.
  • J.D. from accredited law school
  • State bar admission
  • A demonstrated interest or experience in the development and finance of commercial PACE, renewable energy and energy efficiency infrastructure projects for both public and private sectors
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Team-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 restrictions

The 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.  


11-50 employees