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 act as lead counsel to its Small and Medium Business Products team. You will provide business-minded counsel that enables Verizon to go-to-market with digital first solutions, web hosting, domains, local listings and other products tailored to the SMB market. You will act as lead counsel for this team and advise on a wide variety of commercial and corporate endeavors as well as identify and analyze legal issues arising from product reviews, marketing materials, vendor negotiations, and other related matters. You will provide clear recommendations to the clients and ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

  • Conduct fulsome legal review of new products and enhancements to existing products;
  • Manage subject matter expert inputs and issue final legal approvals prior to product launches;
  • Coordinate with other legal experts in specialized areas as necessary such as intellectual property, litigation and tax.
  • Collaborate with technical and engineering resources and advise stakeholders on interpretation of legal issues arising from laws, regulation and contracts;
  • 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 up-to-date on and communicate business impacting regulatory and policy changes; and
  • Create, update and communicate legal requirements for the product development process.

    What we’re looking for...

    You’ll need to have:

    • JD degree and six or more years of relevant work experience.
    • California Bar membership and needed licenses.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and knowledge of Google G Suite.
    • Experience advising clients on regulations and laws applicable to online marketplaces, digital first solutions and bringing products to market.
    • Experience helping solve business challenges and resolving legal issues arising from use of big data initiatives and search engine optimization.

    Even better if you have:

    • A Technical background.
    • Served as group counsel to a line of business or C-Suite Executive.
    • Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced deliverable driven environment managing multiple executive visibility obligations.

    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.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

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