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Counsel- BHE GTS

Date: Jul 21, 2021

Location: Richmond, VA, US, 23230

Company: Dominion Energy

Berkshire Hathaway’s commitment to building a stronger energy future is matched by our commitment to our employees who will make it a reality. Our employees are integral to our success and work hard to exceed customer expectations. We provide fulfilling employment opportunities, are committed to attracting and retaining the best employees, and support an environment that reflects the diversity of our communities.


On November 1, 2020, Dominion Energy sold its gas transmission and storage business to Berkshire Hathaway Energy. In light of this transaction, the application process and benefits package are temporarily shared by Dominion Energy and BHE Pipeline Group while the full integration of the gas transmission and storage business into BHE Pipeline Group is ongoing. Please note: when applying to a BHE GT&S position, some correspondence and documentation throughout the application and selection process will come from, or reference, Dominion Energy.  If you have any questions or concerns through the BHE GT&S application process, please reach out to


At this time, BHE GT&S cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position. 


Job Summary

BHE GT&S, LLC, is seeking an experienced corporate and transactional attorney to provide legal support for a variety of corporate related matters including support for its supply chain, corporate secretary, and commercial transactions group.  

This is a full-time office position located at the BHE GT&S corporate headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, and is not offered as a remote or work-from-home position although flexible work hours are permitted including 4x10 work week schedules and work schedules that permit every other Friday off.


Duties and Responsibilities

The Counsel position provides legal advice to BHE GT&S and its subsidiaries.  Typical responsibilities include: 

  • Drafts, reviews and negotiates routine legal documents such as contracts, purchase order terms and conditions, service agreements and other types of documents with legal implications. 
  • Works with more senior attorneys to advise clients on more complex legal matters and participates in the preparation of strategies to support the respective companies’ business plans. 
  • Along with more senior attorneys, provides clients with legal and risk analyses, and recommended course of action. 
  • Assists with the preparation of board meeting minutes, resolutions, and other corporate governance documentation.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

The Counsel level is typically demonstrated by 2 or more years of related experience.  The preferred candidate will possess the following strengths:

  • Clear analyst, advocate, and presenter of legal points
  • Independent judgment and initiative
  • Ability to work directly with clients

Preferred Experience, Skills & Abilities

  • Direct experience in the energy industry 
  • Background and experience in corporate transactions, including joint ventures and drafting governance documents
  • Experience providing counsel in general contract matters as well as construction and engineering contracts

Education Requirements

Education Level: Required: Juris Doctor , Disciplines: Required: Law

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

State law license required.

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing Required



Export Control

Certain positions at BHE GT&S may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in BHE GT&S limiting its consideration of certain applicants.


Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here



BHE GT&S is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace.  We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran, or disability status.  Our values guide us in accordance with all local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities.


Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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