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Litigation - General Attorney in Alpharetta, GA

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Company name

Verizon Communications Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required

Location

USA Alpharetta, GA

Date Last Verified

Aug 01,2017

Posted on

Jul 31,2017

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Staff Counsel The candidate will be responsible for providing prompt, accurate and creative legal support that is vital to the success of key wireless deployment projects. Advise, guide and represent Wireless in obtaining land use and zoning approvals for deployment of wireless facilities throughout local municipalities in the North Territory. Manage zoning and land use appeals/litigation in coordination with outside counsel. Effectively represent Wireless and advocate for its interests before city councils, county boards, state planning commissions and other local administrative bodies. Analyze the use and regulation of public and private rights-of-way and work with local municipalities to achieve changes in local zoning code to support our deployment strategy. Engage with external and internal stakeholders to foster broad community support for new wireless facilities. Negotiate and mitigate risk in common telecommunications siting agreements, including site lease agreements, license agreements, collocation agreements, ground leases, conditions of approval, and right of entry agreements. Communicate effectively and coordinate closely with multiple internal stakeholders to ensure concerted activity to support strategy. Continuous process improvement to streamline internal and external processes and increase effectiveness. Provide assistance to Territory Network leadership and client groups to resolve legal issues. Strategic projects and any other tasks or responsibilities assigned by the Market General Counsel. Must be willing to travel. Should have JD degree and 6+ years of work experience. Active and good standing with and admission to the New Jersey bar or eligible for single-client New Jersey in-house licensure or the Illinois Bar is essential. Legal practice experience is needed. Experience in real estate, zoning or land use matters is essential. Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook); Lexis/Nexis experience is required.

Additional info

Job # 460244

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Verizon Communications Inc.
5897 Windward Pkwy
Alpharetta, GA 30005-2044