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Real Estate Attorney III/Senior - Hybrid or Remote

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This position may be considered for either a hybrid or remote work arrangement based on ALLETE’s needs. A Hybrid work arrangement means the employees position will be a blend of work performed both in-person and at an offsite location such as an employee's home office. The Remote work arrangement grants the ability to work at an office site location and is authorized to operate anywhere within the state of Minnesota.

This position is open for candidates interested either full time or part time with a minimum 25 hours per week scheduling.  

ALLETE, Inc., is building a sustainable energy future and is seeking a talented real estate attorney to join its legal team. ALLETE is a publicly traded energy company that is headquartered on beautiful Lake Superior in Duluth, Minnesota – with operations throughout the United States. Our businesses include Minnesota Power, Superior Water Light & Power, ALLETE Clean Energy, New Energy Equity, ALLETE Renewable Resources, and BNI Energy. Find more information on

As a member of the legal department, you will work with business teams to implement corporate and renewable energy business strategies, with a focus real estate-related matters.

The successful candidate will possess:
  • The highest ethical standards and integrity;
  • Excellent analytical, oral, and written communication skills;
  • Effective and proven business judgment and negotiating skills;
  • Strong initiative and the ability to work independently;
  • The ability to understand and assimilate diverse perspectives; 
  • Commitment to excellent client service, with a practical, proactive, and collaborative approach; and
  • Demonstrated legal expertise in real estate practice.

ALLETE offers a flexible, friendly work environment, a strong culture of integrity, and expansive opportunities to grow and develop in your career. We offer choice in the things that matter to you: your money, your health, your time, and your career. The compensation package includes a competitive, market-based salary, a robust retirement plan, medical and dental benefits, generous time off, professional development opportunities, and other perks such as an on-site wellness facility. 

Requires a Juris Doctor degree and candidate must be admitted, or eligible for admission, to practice law in Minnesota.

Commercial real estate experience is preferred. Experience with energy, regulated utility, or complex commercial contracting, is a plus. 

Attorney III: Six years or more relevant legal experience.

Attorney Senior: Ten years or more relevant legal experience.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • This position may be subject to assessment of skills, job match and/or aptitude.

Employer will not sponsor Visas for position.

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This job posting will be available for application until the position has been filled OR the posting close date noted herein, whichever date is earlier. 

ALLETE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. 

If you are an individual with disabilities who needs accommodation or you are having difficulty using our website to apply for employment, please contact our Human Resources department at 218-723-7553.