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Corporate - General Attorney / Telecommunications Attorney in Arlington, VA

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Company name

Verizon Communications Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Corporate - General
Telecommunications

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required

Location

USA Arlington, VA

Posted on

Sep 20,2017

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Staff Counsel The candidate will advise and counsel the sales teams engaged with our strategic integrator customers and do what attorneys do: review, draft, and negotiate contracts; ensure business integrity in every transaction; and provide problem solving guidance to business clients as they pursue and sustain the company’s growth. Must be able to appreciate and understand the effect of law and regulation on our business and provide strategic legal advice to enable revenue generation, and exercise creativity and judgment while balancing commercial and compliance risks. Counsel enterprise sales clients concerning legal and business matters. Review, draft, and negotiate complex contracts, manage professionally a portfolio of customer accounts, and become intimately familiar with the contractual arrangements for those accounts. Protect the business interests by ensuring compliance with laws, policies, and practices. Provide outstanding legal support to the business. Collaborate with colleagues throughout the Legal team. Be vigilant for any and all process improvements, business efficiencies, and enhanced training initiatives, and champion them to fruition. Maintain excellent working relationships with Sales and Finance clients, legal colleagues, all internal stakeholders, and customers. Be a full member of the business team that you are supporting, and solve their legal problems, if any. JD degree and 6+ years of relevant work experience required. Active member with a state bar and, if necessary, eligibility for limited In-House Counsel Licensure required. Experience with drafting and negotiating commercial contracts; developing responses to proposals; and supporting distribution, sales, or procurement clients required. Knowledge of telecommunications and technology industry preferred. Demonstrated ability to work with multiple internal and external groups simultaneously to quickly achieve common goals required. Well-honed project management and organizational skills needed to closely manage multiple transactions and complex projects and process a high volume of work in a timely and accurate manner with a high attention to detail required.

Additional info

Job ID: 466820

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Verizon Communications Inc.
701 South 12th Street
Suite 1212n
Arlington, VA 22202