Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC (DRM) – One of Northern New England’s largest law firms – is seeking an energy law / public utility attorney with at least two years’ experience to join the firm’s Energy, Environment, and Telecommunications Industry Group in its Burlington, Vermont office.  The ideal candidate will have experience in permitting and regulatory compliance, commercial energy transactions, and public utility regulation, including practice before or in connection with the public utility commissions of Vermont and New Hampshire, the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee, and/or municipal planning and zoning entities in either state.   Work will include siting support for renewable energy and storage facilities, involvement with major regulatory proceedings, and transactional work on behalf of project sponsors, investors, and lenders.

This is a unique opportunity to join our team of industry-leading energy law and public utility professionals based in our Burlington and Lebanon, New Hampshire offices.  Consistently ranked among the best places to live in the U.S. by numerous publications, Burlington provides a vibrant cultural environment, a thriving downtown, and a welcoming community, with easy access to mountains and lakes.

DRM offers excellent mentorship and training, as well as leading technology, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package, including paid parental leave and two generous retirement plans.

If these qualifications and skills match yours, we would like to hear from you.



Research, analyze and understand specific areas of law.  Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.   Assist group attorneys in regulatory and siting permitting.

Minimum Qualifications

J.D. from an accredited law school.

Desired Qualifications

Experience or advanced degrees in environmental, energy or telecommunications.

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