Job Details

Counsel State Affairs

Company name

Altice USA

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Sep 20,2019

Valid Through

Jan 03,2020

Posted on

Jun 18,2019

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

Long Island City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Counsel, State Affairs
The candidate will analyze state regulatory and legislative policy proposals and develop advocacy positions to advance business interests, working closely with Government Affairs members, the Legal department and relevant business units. Portfolio includes managing the Company’s merger conditions with State regulators. Coordinate with other industry colleagues and Company consultants to understand industry positions on relevant state regulatory and legislative proposals. Support with policy analysis and advocacy the development and execution of strategic plans to advance and protect the Company’s interests in the state regulatory and legislative arenas, including before State regulatory commissions and other state agencies and legislatures as necessary. Develop strong relationships with business partners to ensure an understanding of Company plans for network investment and expansion, product initiatives, digital advertising, and other business initiatives. Ensure business awareness of state regulatory and legislative requirements to facilitate compliance.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have JD degree, admission to a state bar and 10+ years’ experience with regulatory and/or legislative policy issues in the communications industry in government, law firm, trade association and/or in-house. Requires significant experience working on state regulatory and legislative issues, including legal analysis of policy proposals as well as interpretation of the impact on businesses of such policies being considered. Must have proven legal analytical skills, excellent written and oral advocacy skills, and the organizational and multitasking skills necessary to manage multiple high-profile matters. Must be able to engage collaboratively across all levels of the Company to ensure understanding of the impact of proposed legislation/regulations on the business as well as to identify opportunities to advance policy proposals in support of key business objectives. Must also be team players and self-starters who can work independently and succeed in a highly dynamic and demanding environment. Should have excellent regulatory/legislative analytical and drafting skills and strong ability to efficiently explain policy issues in written and verbal communication. Must have excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to work as part of a team and drive a large group process. Should have strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Must have demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and to perform well under pressure while handling multiple tasks, and ability to work a flexible schedule. Should be self-starter interested in dynamic and growing company with non-traditional approach.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 2019-21723

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Altice USA
1111 Stewart Ave,
Bethpage, NY 11714

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