Verizon Staff Counsel in Atlanta, Georgia

What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Telematics seeks an experienced and highly-motivated attorney to serve as Staff Counsel. The position may be located in its Atlanta, GA headquarters or in Verizon’s Basking Ridge, NJ headquarters. The attorney will provide support on major legal initiatives, including new product development and feature enhancements, contract negotiations and drafting, privacy risk assessments, as well as support for the IT, Technology and Security teams. The position requires someone with an eye for detail who can adroitly manage multiple competing priorities in a very fast-paced and dynamic environment. The Staff Counsel will report to Verizon Telematics’ Associate General Counsel.

  • Draft, review and negotiate commercial agreements, including software, customer, partnership, data sharing and complex supplier contracts, as needed.

  • Refine standard agreements and develop best processes for existing aspects of the business.

  • Provide legal support to the IT, Technology and Security teams.

  • Participate and counsel clients through early stages of the product lifecycle (design, review and approval).

  • Ensure compliance of products with all laws, regulations and contractual commitments.

  • Proactively identify and mitigate any areas of risk.

  • Advise Verizon Telematics’ leaders on legal matters impacting the business.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • JD degree and six or more years of relevant work experience

  • Six or more years of relevant work experience with a law firm and/or in-house

  • Bar membership and needed licenses.

  • Transactional experience.

Even better if you have:

  • Experience with SaaS and/or in the communications or wireless technology industry.

  • Experience with and proficiency in location based services and related laws, regulations and industry rules.

  • Experience with partnership and data sharing agreements.

  • Exceptionally strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Proven ability to professionally manage time, prioritize multiple responsibilities, and process a high volume of work in a timely and accurate manner with a high attention to detail.

  • Proven ability to work independently and autonomously, as well as part of a team.

  • Proven ability to spot problems and develop and lead implementation of appropriate solutions.

  • Ability to interact comfortably with all levels of personnel and enforce legal requirements without alienating clients.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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