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Asst Genl Counsel

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In-House

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Attorney

Years of Experience

6-10 yrs required

Location

Basking Ridge, NJ

Date Last Verified

Aug 10,2017

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Aug 09,2017
Practice Area
Telecommunications >> Telecommunications
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Assistant General Counsel The candidate will provide legal support to the company’s Wireline National Marketing Organization. Primary responsibilities include developing, maintaining and ensuring ongoing compliance with company's advertising principles and identifying all consumer protection laws, regulations, industry policies affecting the company advertising and external communications. Ensure compliance with existing advertising and marketing policies, federal and state laws and regulations and assisting in formulation of solutions to any identified problem areas exposing the company to risk. Provide day-to-day advice and reviewing advertising and marketing campaigns and the associated collateral for company’s suite of consumer and business products in all media (including TV, radio, print, online, DM, etc.). Coordinate internally and externally among different subsidiary and client organizations, including legal and other groups in addressing new advertising and marketing issues, including educating and training employees. Coordinate with client organizations to ensure advertising issues are addressed in the rollout of new products and services and regularly supporting the launch and management of nationwide promotional campaigns. Advise marketing clients regarding claim development, marketing strategy and offer presentation. Draft, negotiate, and review advertising agency and nationwide sponsorship agreements and associated sweepstakes promotions. Advise clients and management on advertising and marketing issues, to include providing advice and guidance on contract issues and appropriate risk allocation. Manage and/or provide advice and guidance on various company initiatives with an impact on external communications, such as those involving the development and implementation of new media and the systemic improvements to and/or modifications to product and service offers. Coordinate with department colleagues and outside counsel on a wide variety of issues related to compan’s advertising and marketing activities including bringing formal challenges to competitor advertising to insure competitive fairness and truth-in-advertising and defending advertising claims brought against the company. Coordinate response to state and federal agencies on inquiries, requests for data or comments on advertising and consumer protection related matters. Law degree and excellent academic performance in law school with membership in good standing of at least one state bar or the District of Columbia required. 6-10 years experience as a practicing attorney in large law firm or in-house legal department required. In-depth knowledge of advertising and marketing issues required. Knowledge and prior experience with federal and state consumer protection laws, regulations and general consumer protection issues required. Extensive experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts required. Strong: project management skills with proven track record of managing complex projects from inception to completion and team management skills; sense of integrity; business knowledge and confident decision making skills; interpersonal skills, motivational and leadership skills; communication skills required. Familiarity with telecommunications law is desirable.

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