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Senior Counsel - Federal Affairs

Company name

Altice USA

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Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Long Island City, NY

Date Last Verified

Feb 19,2018

Posted on

Jan 17,2018
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - General
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Senior Counsel - Federal Affairs The candidate will be working closely with various business units, assess and develop recommendations around the legal/regulatory and policy implications for the Company’s MVNO initiative. Will analyze federal regulatory and legislative policy proposals and develop amendments/modifications to advance the business interests in such regulatory and policy proposals, working closely with Government Affairs team members as well as other departments such as Legal and relevant business units. Coordinate with other industry colleagues to understand industry positions on relevant regulatory and legislative proposals to provide strategic guidance to the Company on the potential for regulatory and legislative proposals to advance. Develop and execute strategic advocacy plans to advance and protect the company’s interests in the federal regulatory and legislative arenas, including before the FCC, NTIA, FTC, Congress, and the Administration as necessary. Develop strong relationships with key business partners to ensure an understanding of the business plans for wireline/wireless network expansion, video/broadband/voice businesses, programming issues, digital advertising, cyber security issues, and other business areas. Develop strong relationships with key regulatory agencies and congressional personnel, as needed, as well as with other industry players, including NCTA, other cable companies, and influential third party groups that are essential to understanding and successfully navigating the federal policy world. Ensure business awareness of the federal regulatory and legislative requirements to facilitate compliance. Must have JD degree, admission to a state bar and experience with in regulatory and/or legislative policy issues in the communications industry either in government, a law firm and/or as in-house counsel. Should have excellent regulatory/legislative analytical and drafting skills and strong ability to efficiently explain policy issues in written communication. Should have strong ability to analyze complex business and legal issues (including relevant contract, IP and licensing issues) and problem solve. Significant experience working on federal regulatory and legislative issues, including legal analysis of the policy proposals as well as interpretation of the impact on businesses of such policies being considered. Must be able to engage collaboratively across all levels of the organization to ensure understanding of the impact of proposed regulations on the business as well as to identify opportunities to improve a policy rules to support business objectives. Experience with/interest in wireless technologies from the legal and/or business perspective is preferred.

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Job ID: 2018-17404

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Hiring Coordinator
Altice USA
6 Corporate Center Drive
Melville, NY 11747

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