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Corporate General Attorney in Wilkes Barre PA

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Sep 10,2019

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Wilkes Barre, PA, United States
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Corporate Counsel Business Solutions
Duties: Support the national Business Solutions team with any and all legal needs it may have as it expands and grows. You will regularly interact with personnel in all levels of the organization, from executive leadership to the direct sales team out in the field. Review, draft and negotiate sales contracts for a wide variety of customers. You may work on sales contracts for a school district one morning, a hospital the next afternoon, and a cellular provider the following day, with a sprinkling of smaller business customers in between. You may be starting from our own forms of contract templates, or you may be using the customer’s preferred form of document. You will frequently be asked to memorialize special, non-standard terms and conditions that our creative clients have agreed upon with customers. Review, draft and negotiate license agreements granting access to commercial properties. You may occasionally work on right-of-way agreements, joint use agreements, infrastructure swap agreements, utility easements, construction contracts or other similar facilities-related contracts. Support the development and launch of new products. To be successful, the Business Solutions organization relies on support from a number of boundary partner organizations within the company, including the implementation team, construction, finance, billing, IT, IP engineering, and the corporate legal department. Building and maintaining excellent cross-functional relationships is a key component of your job. You will need to reach out to stakeholders in other groups on a regular basis in order to accomplish your clients’ business objectives, and you must respond promptly and fully to queries received from other teams. The development of scalable sales contract processes will be a key function as the Business Solutions team grows. This may include development of template contract documents, creating a language “bank” of approved contract provisions, as well as investigating and implementing (or assisting technical teams with the implementation of) contract automation tools. Develop training materials and/or give training presentations to members of particular business units on legal topics pertinent to their areas of work. For instance, you might develop web-based training regarding standard terms and conditions in sales contracts or access agreements, or give live training presentations regarding any other pertinent legal topic. Keep abreast of regulatory changes and ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements. Engage and manage outside counsel when needed. Identify the need for, assist with, or take ownership of any other types of projects that arise. Other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: 8+ years of experience as in general business or commercial law, working for a wide variety of clients. Preference for a combination of top law firm and in-house experience. Exemplary contract drafting skills are essential. Experience working directly with commercial sales teams is required. Experience successfully collaborating with and supporting senior business decision makers is required. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with internal and external contacts at all levels and in all facets of the organization are essential. Ability to take the initiative, act independently, identify and solve problems, make suggestions, take ownership of projects and follow through are essential. Must be a reliable, conscientious and adaptable team player, willing to help out wherever and however needed. Must manage highly confidential information with professionalism and unquestionable integrity. Familiarity with any of the following preferred: telecommunications industry, network design, cellular industry, cable television industry, right-of-way construction, commercial leasing, data centers. Experience working with governmental customers a plus. J.D. from an ABA accredited law school required. Admission to at least one state bar association required; admission to CA, TX, NY, WA, MA, IL, OR or PA preferred.

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