What you’ll be doing...

Verizon delivers the promise of the digital world. Our superior networks give us a competitive edge in delivering the digital experiences that are vital to customers’ lives and businesses’ success. In addition to our strong foundation in wireless and broadband, we’re disrupting ourselves and the industry by building the businesses of the future such as the Internet of Things, digital commerce and video, and 5G wireless. Our financial strength enables us to innovate, invest, develop our employees’ skills, and reward our shareowners. We’re committed to using our technology to address social challenges in new ways and deliver the promise of the digital world as widely as possible.

Join our team. Verizon is seeking an experienced attorney to provide comprehensive legal advice to its Business Products teams. These teams work with cutting edge technologies like software defined networking, block chain, advanced communications, and managed security solutions. The successful candidate will enable the business to timely launch a variety of products in a compliant manner. Specifically he/she will review products and feature enhancements, manage inputs and approvals from internal stakeholders and SMEs, support negotiations with strategic partners, and work across the organization to ensure launched products and features are compliant with a range of regulations ranging from FCC, tax, international regulatory, export, lawful intercept, accessibility, data privacy, etc. A solid knowledge of regulations governing telecommunications, information, and interconnected VoIP products and services is essential.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct fulsome legal review of new products and enhancements to existing products;
  • Manage SME inputs and issue final legal approvals for new product reviews and feature enhancements;
  • Draft, review, negotiate, and advise clients on 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;
  • Create, update and communicate legal requirements for the product development process; and
  • Manage repository of legal approvals for products.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • JD degree and six or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant experience as a practicing attorney.
  • Member in good standing of a bar of at least one state.
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with Google G Suite.

Even better if you have:

  • JD degree from a highly rated law school.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced deliverable driven environment managing multiple executive visibility obligations.
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as part of a collaborative team.
  • Ability to interact comfortably with all levels of personnel and communicate legal requirements without losing focus of client objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle extremely sensitive and confidential information.

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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