Associate General Counsel - Corporate

Position Summary

Otter Tail Corporation is seeking an Associate General Counsel to provide legal services to Otter Tail Corporation and its subsidiaries. Reporting to the General Counsel, the Associate General Counsel-Corporate will provide advice on legal, regulatory, and business issues to meet business objectives and mitigate risk. The position may office out of either our Fargo or Fergus Falls location.

The successful candidate will have the ability to plan and deliver persuasive and high-quality oral and written communications and have a demonstrated ability to build collaborative internal and external relationships. Applicants must be forward thinking with a willingness to take constructively independent positions in a manner that furthers the goals of the organization. Meticulous attention to detail and strong organizational skills are a must.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Securities/SEC and Corporate Governance – Review and advise regarding SEC filings, including 10-K, 10-Q and other periodic reports, Proxy Statement, and other investor relations materials.
  • Reporting - Support insider equity ownership for reporting purposes relating to Section 16 insider transaction reports.
  • Corporate Secretary support - Support the Corporate Secretarial function, including preparation of materials for Board of Directors and Committee meetings and the Corporation’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Overnight, multi-day travel is required to support Board of Director meetings.
  • Entity management – Oversee entity management, minute books and minutes of the Corporation, Board, Committee and subsidiary board and related minutes.
  • Financing – Support the finance department in any equity offerings, debt financing, credit agreements and any other financing projects.
  • Contract/Business Legal Services – Interpret laws, prepare legal documents, advise management, and represent the corporation and its subsidiaries in business related matters.
  • Internal Legal Issues - Review documentation, investigate, interview, identify risks and determine how to proceed or mitigate.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Juris Doctor degree required.
  • 3-5 years of progressive experience relative to the position
  • Applicants must be licensed to practice law in Minnesota or North Dakota.

With offices in Fargo, ND and Fergus Falls, MN, Otter Tail Corporation is a diversified utility company with nearly $1 billion annual revenues and 2,200 employees across multiple industries. We offer a comprehensive salary and benefits package. Hybrid work arrangements will be considered.

To apply, go to www.ottertail.com and visit our careers page.  In addition to the on-line application, candidates must upload a current resume and cover letter. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.