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Job ID:

39113

Location:

Washington, DC 

Category:

Legal
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Job Views:

588

Zip Code:

20005

Posted:

01.11.2016
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Job Description:

Responsibilities

Verizon is seeking an experienced attorney to advise its Enterprise IoT Product client group on a variety of complex initiatives aimed at bringing cutting edge solutions to market. The successful candidate will participate in all phases of product development, lead negotiations with strategic partners, and advise clients on regulatory, privacy and other legal issues related to new technology and new feature development.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Draft, review and negotiate commercial arrangements with strategic partners.
  • Participate and counsel clients through all stages of the product lifecycle (design, review, approve, go-to-market, and wind down).
  • Stay abreast of and communicate business impacting regulatory changes to clients.
  • Mitigate risk by developing and delivering client trainings and supporting risk assessments and security reviews.
  • Provide feedback to proposed legislation and other advocacy initiatives impacting the business.
  • Proactively identify and mitigate any areas of risk.

Qualifications

  • Education: JD degree from a top tier law school with strong academic performance.
  • Licenses: Active and in good standing with bar admission in Virginia or New Jersey or eligible for Virginia Corporate Counsel Limited Admissions or New Jersey In-House Counsel Limited Licensure mandatory.
  • Work Experience: Minimum of 6 years of recent, relevant, proven legal experience with a major law firm and/or serving as in-house counsel. Proven strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience counseling marketing or product development clients highly desired but not required. 
  • Proven ability to professionally manage time, prioritize multiple responsibilities, and handle a high volume of competing executive visibility obligations with accuracy and attention to detail.  
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to interact comfortably with all levels of personnel and communicate legal requirements without losing focus of client objectives.
  • Proficient computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, MS Office, etc.).
  • Demonstrated ability to handle extremely sensitive and confidential information.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer – and celebrate our employees’ differences, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status.  Different makes us better.

Company Info
Verizon
1 Verizon Way, Basking Ridge, NJ, 07920
Basking Ridge, NJ, United States

Phone: 908-210-6982
Web Site: www.verizon.com

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