What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is looking for a talented, dynamic, customer-centric contracts and sales attorney to be responsible for reviewing, drafting and negotiating business-to-business service agreements, including HIPAA business associate agreements, for large and sophisticated multinational commercial accounts. The attorney will also serve as group subject matter expert for compliance with HIPAA and other rules and regulations relating to the protection of electronic protected health information. We are looking for a stellar attorney with initiative and drive who can handle a high volume of varied and complex legal work. The attorney must have experience with HIPAA and be able to understand the effect of HIPAA, as well as other laws and regulations, on our business and provide strategic legal advice to enable revenue generation while creatively balancing commercial and compliance risks.

The attorney is expected to fulfill a variety of functions including:

  • Counsel enterprise sales clients concerning legal and business matters arising from service agreements among Verizon and its customers.
  • Review, draft and negotiate numerous complex contracts simultaneously, including service agreements, non-standard nondisclosure agreements, statements of work and ancillary legal documents.
  • Evaluate whether Verizon’s provision of services to particular customers will necessitate a HIPAA business associate agreement and review, draft and negotiate business associate agreements.
  • Ensure that all transactions are legally sound and comply with all Verizon policies and practices and all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in EMEA, Asia Pacific, and Latin America regions to develop and negotiate global agreements.
  • Support the Legal Department with ongoing and special initiatives, including process improvement, template development, and training initiatives.
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with Sales and Finance clients, the HIPAA Security Officer, Verizon legal colleagues, other internal stakeholders, and customers, and ensure that the clients’ legal needs are fully satisfied.

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.
  • Experience counseling clients with respect to compliance with HIPAA and other rules and regulations relating to the protection of electronic health information.

Even better if you have:

  • JD degree and strong academic performance.
  • Five or more years of experience drafting and negotiating complex commercial service agreements, including significant experience with HIPAA business associate agreements, in a similar work environment (i.e., law firm, government, or fast paced in-house corporate legal department).
  • Demonstrated ability to work with multiple internal and external groups simultaneously to quickly achieve common goals.
  • Well-honed project management and organizational skills needed to closely manage multiple transactions and complex projects and process a high volume of work in a timely and accurate manner with a high attention to detail.
  • Ability to interact comfortably with personnel in various roles and levels across the organization, and enforce legal requirements without alienating clients.
  • Proven ability to spot problems and develop and lead implementation of creative solutions.
  • Self-starter who takes initiative to develop, lead, and implement special projects.
  • Proficient computer skills, including working knowledge of G Suite (Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Mail, etc.), and the ability to learn and work in Verizon contracting and workflow reporting systems.

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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