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Verizon Staff Counsel in Morristown, New Jersey

What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is looking for an experienced and talented lawyer to support compliance and governance initiatives for its Consumer Markets Group. The right candidate must be a skilled and seasoned lawyer with excellent judgment and people skills who is interested in taking on a wide variety of projects and working at a fast pace, both independently and as a collegial team member.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify opportunities for compliance-related policies for the Consumer Markets group. Draft policies and procedures to ensure consistent and sound practices, and ensure existing policies and procedures are current, effectively implemented and communicated to employees.

  • Oversee or conduct compliance investigations on wide-ranging matters affecting the Consumer Markets group, including conducting or directing interviews, reviewing and analyzing documents, drafting investigative reports and working with the appropriate stakeholders on corrective action.

  • Actively monitor compliance program to identify gaps/exceptions/weaknesses and work with the Business and other internal partners on corrective action plans and recommendations to enhance effectiveness.

  • Provide guidance and advice on compliance questions and concerns on subjects that impact the Consumer Markets Group, including Consumer Protection laws, Fraud, Privacy, TCPA, CAN/SPAM. Track and report out on developments in the above areas.

  • Work with internal partners to develop compliance communications and training materials for the Consumer Groups on topics such as sales integrity, privacy, fraud, customer authentication to promote understanding of compliance risk issues. Develop and track metrics related to these initiatives.

  • Support compliance risk assessments to proactively identify existing and emerging compliance risks. Support the development of the compliance risk management strategy and plan.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

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

  • Bar membership and needed licenses.

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

  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • Self-starter willing to take initiative to develop, lead and implement projects.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

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

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

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences,including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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