Leafs in the sun



La Jolla, CA



We invest in people with the shared ambition to create a green and sustainable future for generations to come. At IOWN we are up for big challenges and finding innovative solutions for the green energy future. Interested? Join our team!

Job description

IOWN Renewable Energy, Inc. is seeking a Paralegal to provide a variety of support to the Company on transactional matters, with a focus on supporting the project development pipeline from site acquisition to construction. This person will play an essential role in the legal department, managing various legal agreements, including NDAs, service agreements, site control agreements, asset and equity purchase agreements, construction agreements and procurement contracts. The Paralegal will also assist the Company by ensuring compliance with existing contracts and company policies. The Paralegal is often required to work in a fast-paced environment that requires solid organizational and time-management skills, attention to detail, and excellent communication and teamwork skills.

The candidate will work for a rapidly growing renewable energy company headquartered in San Diego which seeks an innovative, focused, and motivated leader to start a team of professionals doing commercial modeling of projects and deal structures.

This position has the option of working in our La Jolla, California office.

Seniority level will be based on candidate experience.

About Us

IOWN is a renewable energy developer and service provider headquartered in La Jolla, CA. Our focus is to expertly develop and manage utility-scale renewable energy projects (wind, solar PV, and energy storage).

IOWN has been operating in Europe since 2012, and with the strong determination stemming from the Scandinavian work ethic and mentality, IOWN entered the U.S. energy market in 2014.

We strive to be the front-runner in the development, engineering, procurement, finance, construction, sale, and operation of top-tier renewable energy assets. To achieve this, we place a high value on building a cohesive team that values execution. To be in control. To own it.

IOWN won the Best Energy Workplaces Award 2021, based on our proven efforts in providing health and wellness programs, professional development programs, family-friendly policies, flexible work options, diversity, and community engagement.

IOWN is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. For an industry that is one of the least gender-diverse sectors, IOWN is doing its best to close the gender gap, and despite the small size of 35 employees, IOWN represents over six different nationalities amongst its team.


  • B.S. or B.A. degree from an accredited college or university
  • 4+ years’ experience as a paralegal (energy background preferred)
  • Experience working on complex projects involving a variety of contract documents.
  • Experience with corporate law documents and governance.
  • Experience with title/survey matters preferred but not required.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and be adaptable with rapidly changing priorities.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Suite.
  • Experience working with data rooms such as SharePoint and FTP sites.


  • Assisting with day-to-day legal matters by drafting and negotiating confidentiality agreements, service agreements, engagement letters, and similar documents.
  • Overseeing corporate entity management and compliance for all renewable energy corporate entities in the U.S.
  • Working closely with commercial teams to assist with drafting and negotiating site control agreements and analyzing of land issues, including title/survey matters.
  • Assisting with closings of acquisitions and divestitures of renewable energy assets or companies, including preparing certain closing documents and maintaining closing checklists.
  • Monitoring ongoing obligations under transaction documents to confirm they are performed and documented when required.
  • Assisting with legal research and other special projects as requested.

Why you should apply

  • Competitive compensation
  • PTO and paid holidays, comprehensive medical/health plans, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, group life insurance, 401(k) corporate matching, flexible spending arrangements,
  • Company reimbursed cell phone, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and performance bonus structure
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Company Performance Communication Plan, including 90-day review (one-time for new hires), 1:1 Meetings, Semi-Annual Review, Annual Review
  • Company reimbursed cell phone, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and performance bonus structure
  • Ongoing training and use of development tools to support your personal and professional growth
  • A vision-driven, energetic, and fast-paced environment
  • Team atmosphere of diverse professionals with the common goal of developing clean energy assets
  • Freedom to take charge of your own assignments

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