Assistant General Counsel

  • Nexamp
  • Chicago, IL
  • Sep 23, 2020

Job Description

Do you want to be part of the solar revolution that is transforming the energy landscape? Do you have a passion for making our environment better for this generation and the ones that follow? Does working for a fast paced, growing company that is leading the way into new markets sound exciting to you? Come join us as we take on new challenges and help build a better tomorrow. Our mission is clear: to reshape the energy landscape, delivering value to our clients and partners while benefiting our communities and society at large. Let's make a difference together. Join our team.



Nexamp is a leading renewable energy company with a rapidly-expanding national footprint, focused on distributed-generation solar and battery storage projects as developer, EPC provider and asset manager.  The position will provide legal support for Nexamp’s project acquisitions function with a strong focus on acquisition documentation and diligence, as well as commercial contracts.  The position offers the opportunity to be part of a growing legal department and expand the role to support other business units as needed. Additional responsibilities will also include managing outside counsel and driving internal processes surrounding the acquisition, development and construction of solar and storage projects.  This role requires a detail-oriented, organized, and energetic self-starting team member with a strong legal background in the solar and storage industry, mergers & acquisitions, or both.   

Passion to usher in a new energy economy and combat climate change is a must!



  • All legal aspects for the acquisition of solar and storage projects, including membership interest purchase agreements for a single asset or a portfolio of projects.
  • Post-acquisition legal support for development, construction, and financing process.
  • Contributes to the development and improvement of contract templates and internal deal processes.
  • Role can be expanded to supports the development of projects through the engineering, procurement, construction and financing phases, including contractor agreements and other commercial contracts.


  • Law degree from an accredited law school.
  • 3-5 year’s legal experience required, preferably in a law firm setting. Strong experience in either solar and storage or mergers & acquisitions is required. Specific experience in renewable energy projects is preferred, but candidates with strong backgrounds in mergers & acquisitions are also encouraged to apply.
  • Ability to work in a highly team-oriented environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously with little supervision. 
  • Excellent commercial judgment and written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Occasional travel may be required.


Not only will you get to work with a group of innovative, dedicated, and motivated peers, you will also have access to all the benefits that Nexamp Offers. This includes: our competitive compensation package; a 401 (k) employer-match; health, dental, & vision insurance with company contribution; Open Paid Time Off and Company Holidays; Commuter Benefits and Cell Phone Reimbursement; as well as a Fun, Collaborative, Downtown Office Environment! We provide healthy snacks, coffee, in-office yoga sessions, volunteer opportunities, company outings, and more!


Building the future of energy so it is clean, simple and accessible

Nexamp is building the energy infrastructure of tomorrow and reinventing the way people interact with the electricity that powers their lives. By deploying a distributed network of locally sourced clean energy, we seek to reduce the negative effects of climate change. Our team’s diverse experience drives innovation from the ground up and with a singular passion: to deliver an accessible and sustainable energy future for all.




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