What you’ll be doing...

Verizon seeks a qualified Government Contracts Attorney to join its Public Sector legal team. This position will report to the Managing Associate General Counsel responsible for Verizon sales to the federal government, and will be responsible for a wide range of duties related to supporting Verizon’s federal contracts and Public Sector Sales activities. The candidate will interface with key customers, interpret and negotiate contract terms, interact with Verizon senior management. The candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills as well as sound business and legal judgment. The ability to manage multiple projects in a dynamic sales environment is critical, as is the ability to develop key relationships and maintain a visible presence within Verizon’s Public Sector Sales organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advice and counsel on a broad spectrum of government contract issues, such as teaming agreements, proposals, contracts and subcontracts, disputes, claims, and protests.
  • Keep current on federal contracting compliance requirements issues, statutes, regulations, and judicial decisions; assist in developing training material and educating Public Sector Sales, Proposals, Operations and Contracts teams.
  • Review proposals, especially contract terms and conditions; draft and negotiate agreements with federal agencies and commercial prime contractors; advise the Public Sector Sales and support teams; and perform general research and writing in support of a variety of government contract and compliance-related projects.

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 in federal contracting and compliance.

Even better if you have:

  • JD degree with a strong academic performance.
  • Drafting and negotiating skills.
  • Oral and written communication skills.

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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