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General Counsel

About The Company

Syncarpha Capital is a New York based private equity firm with a “green” conscience, dedicated to developing, owning and operating solar photovoltaic (“PV”) and energy storage systems throughout the United States. The firm is focused on breaking down barriers to deliver a sustainable, clean energy future for the communities we serve.

By joining Syncarpha, you will not only be working with a driven Senior Management team who are highly tenured, but you will also have the opportunity to be mentored by some of the most experienced people in the business. The team also consists of vibrant thinkers, who create an alive social environment where people really enjoy coming to work. Syncarpha Capital is looking to hire a full-time, experienced General Counsel to lead our legal associates in a fast-paced, team-oriented department.

Who We Are

– New York City based clean energy firm operating since 2009
– Dynamic, growing organization committed to renewable energy development and management
– Developed and built over 180 MWs of solar plants across the US
– Operating projects in MA, ME, NJ, NY, NC, SC, NV, VT, AZ

General Counsel

The General Counsel is the head of Syncarpha Capital’s legal department and is responsible for all legal affairs of the company, including, but not limited to, transactional, governance, and compliance matters. This role involves providing legal counsel to all departments within the organization. In managing the legal department, the General Counsel will have direct reports and will report to the CEO.

Responsibilities

  • Manage Syncarpha’s legal risk and cost across all aspects of our business – development, construction and permanent financing, tax equity investment/sale of Investment Tax Credits, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), asset management, human resources, and compliance – while executing our business strategy.
  • Develop, implement, and manage Syncarpha’s compliance program.
  • Draft, review, negotiate, and close contracts, including:
  • Real estate: lease and purchase options and closings, title insurance policies, etc.
  • Project finance documentation
  • Entity formation and tax equity investment
  • EPC: turnkey EPC, equipment procurement, engineering services, etc.
  • Wide array of supporting services agreements to our business: engineering, general consulting, framework agreements, etc.
  • Provide strategic insight and guidance to Senior Management team.
  • Grow and manage Syncarpha’s legal department.
  • Implement and manage Syncarpha’s standard contract language into our contracts in high-risk areas of: human rights, business integrity, etc.
  • Engage and manage outside counsel for additional legal support with a cost effective and risk mitigated approach (e.g., M&A, real estate, permitting)

Desired Skills and Experience Requirements

  • J.D. from an American Bar Association accredited law school.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified above.
  • Member of the New York State Bar, or member in good standing of the State Bar of another state.
  • Strong track record of managing attorneys and legal staff.
  • Prior General Counsel in-house role experience preferred.
  • Proven experience in (i) construction law and project finance, preferable in each instance in the solar energy sector.
  • Strong knowledge of power generation, land permitting, power purchase agreements, letters of intent, requests for proposals, and liability issues in an electrical construction environment.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, Smartsheet and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to communicate across a broad spectrum of technical understanding – written, verbal and non-verbal

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Contact
Craig Colligan
Phone: (949) 307-7980
Email: [email protected]
Location

New York, NY (Hybrid)

What We Provide
Salary: Starting at $225k
  • Competitive market salary
  • Performance driven bonus pool
  • Employee ownership plan
  • Flexible paid-time-off policy
  • Retirement savings plan matching program (401K)
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits

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Syncarpha operates with a top-tier team that is poised to continue driving the Company’s growth in each stage of a project’s lifecycle. If you’re interested in joining our team and would like to learn more about available job openings, please get in touch with us by filling out this form.

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Employee Testimonials

Our team members' experiences working at Syncarpha

    Milli P

    Managing Partner at Rosemawr Sustainable Infrastructure Management

    "Syncarpha is a longstanding, proven project developer, sponsor, and operator with industry-leading expertise in shared community solar projects, including customer acquisition and management. We are excited to help bring this portfolio to fruition as we continue to execute on our sustainable infrastructure investment deployment strategy with best in-class development and operating partners such as Syncarpha."

      Judson S

      Gloucester Township Mayor

      "We are extremely excited to break ground on the GEMS Solar Park. This joint project with Syncarpha Capital will bring about 4.5 MW of clean sustainable energy produced in Gloucester Township. I'm thrilled to see what had been one-of-the-worst-polluted superfund sites in the country in the 1980s becoming the shining beacon of renewable energy source in our town."

        Megan W

        Associate editor of Solar Power World

        "Land arrangements like these will help Maine to achieve the Renewable Portfolio Standard goal of securing 100% of its energy from renewables by 2050."

          Hans C

          Associate editor of Solar Power World

          "Land arrangements like these will help Maine to achieve the Renewable Portfolio Standard goal of securing 100% of its energy from renewables by 2050."

            Steve H

            Associate editor of Solar Power World

            "Land arrangements like these will help Maine to achieve the Renewable Portfolio Standard goal of securing 100% of its energy from renewables by 2050."

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