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Associate General Counsel Regulatory

Company name

CenturyLink, Inc

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 07,2019

Valid Through

Sep 20,2019

Posted on

Feb 22,2019

Years of Experience

8-10 yrs required

Location

Omaha, NE, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Associate General Counsel - Regulatory
The candidate will represent the company before state public utility commissions in both contested case matters and in rulemaking projects, and as an advocate in other matters; from time to time represent the company before other state administrative agencies and local authorities; Act as lead attorney in litigation before state public utility commissions involving complex technical, economic, legal, and policy issues, including (but not limited to) drafting of pleadings, motions, and legal briefs, presenting witnesses and conducting cross examination, and managing litigation-related tasks such as development of discovery requests, production of discovery responses, and development of witness testimony. Provide expert legal advice on complex matters regarding telecommunications regulation, including drafting of legal and regulatory analyses and risk assessments. Provide ongoing legal support to business units and the internal government affairs team to ensure compliance with both new and existing utility laws and regulations, and proactively monitor regulatory and legal developments that may impact the business of the company. Engage with and negotiate with other parties, such as litigants, complainants, business competitors, property owners and managers, other utilities such as railroads, and state and local authorities. Draft and edit letters, notices, policy statements, tariff provisions, rulemaking comments, and proposed legislation; may occasionally be required to interpret contracts and other commercial instruments and may draft or edit such documents. Work closely with other internal regulatory affairs, legislative affairs, and policy experts to develop proactive strategies for achieving the business objectives of the company. Must have 8-10 years of relevant legal experience, preferably with experience in state or federal administrative law or litigation related to the regulation and business of telecommunications and information services. Must have experience drafting relevant documents, particularly legal briefs, rulemaking comments and proposed legislation – including general familiarity with document development via Word and Excel. In-depth knowledge or demonstrated ability to gain knowledge of complex technical and economic concepts related to a network-related industry, preferably involving telecommunications and/or information technology is required.

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CenturyLink, Inc
100 Centurylink Dr
Monroe, LA 71203

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