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Telecommunications Attorney in Saint Louis MO

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Aug 14,2019

Years of Experience

Min 15 yrs required


Saint Louis, MO, United States
Practice Area
Telecommunications >> Telecommunications
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VP, Telephone Reg - Wireline
The candidate supports competitive voice business, including working closely with members of the Telephone Regulatory team and other stakeholders. Also supports other legal and regulatory professionals in providing legal advice/recommendations for action to executives and management. Provides leadership and legal advice to client groups (e.g. a business function within the company). Assists in the development and formulation of the legal/regulatory strategy for the corporation regarding our competitive telecom and VoIP entities. Researches state and federal legal principles and precedents, consults with outside counsel, drafts and prepares legal documents, gathers relevant case-related information using multiple sources and methods. Provides work guidance to Regulatory team members, paraprofessional and support staff in developing solutions to problems presented. Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience. Trains, supervises, and evaluates a dedicated legal staff comprised of attorneys, paralegals, and administrative personnel, as needed. Interprets laws, rulings, and regulations for corporation. Prepares and presents compliance and legal briefings to senior management. Coordinates and manages outside counsel. Represents corporation in legal and regulatory proceedings. Makes recommendations for policy decisions. Participates in development of plans and provides assistance to internal clients in response to newly passed legislation and/or regulations. Researches and drafts administrative and legislative proposals, regulations and reports. Evaluates existing policies, procedures and applicable training for the company. Fields and answers questions from business units concerning legal topics related to assigned area. Meets with business clients and third-parties. Negotiates and drafts business agreements. Keeps informed of industry-specific regulations and ensures the proper business units are aware of changes and any legal compliance obligations.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited U.S. law school. Should have Admission to State Bar in which Attorney practices. Should have 15+ years’ experience in legal practice. 15+ years’ experience in competitive telecom/VoIP regulations. Combination of significant firm and corporate legal experience supporting competitive telecom/VoIP companies required. Deep understanding of voice interconnection rules from a competitive perspective also required. Telecom litigation experience, including representing competitive companies before state utility commissions, a plus.

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