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What you’ll be doing...

Seeking an experienced attorney to provide support and counseling for Verizon’s Business Products and Marketing organization, with an emphasis on Security Services and Professional Services. The PMA will review new products and feature enhancements of existing products for compliance with applicable regulations and industry standards. Specifically, the PMA will review inputs and approvals from internal stakeholders and SMEs (including but not limited to product managers, audit, IT, privacy, operational assurance, etc.), support negotiations with strategic partners, advise on go-to-market and demand generation activities, draft contract templates, support customer negotiations and monitor launched products for on-going product compliance. The PMA will support the product marketing strategy and review all marketing collateral and should have experience in and solid knowledge of legal issues related to communications, marketing, advertising, privacy issues, customer consents and customer relation matters. The ideal PMA will be a team player that can work with multiple internal clients and stakeholders (both domestic and international), and have a solid knowledge of legal issues related to communications, privacy, open source, data security, encryption requirements, third-party licensing and International business. PMA will need to understand the effect of law and regulation on our business and provide strategic legal advice to enable revenue generation while creatively balancing commercial and compliance risks.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough legal review of new products and enhancements to existing products;
  • Manage SME inputs and issue final legal approvals for products and feature enhancements;
  • Draft, review, negotiate, and advise clients on commercial arrangements with strategic partners;
  • Draft contract templates and advise on compliance and marketing matters, as needed;
  • Participate and counsel clients through all stages of the product lifecycle (design, review, approve, go-to-market, and decommissioning);
  • Stay knowledgeable of, and communicate business impacting regulatory changes;
  • Provide day-to-day advice and counseling to business products clients;
  • Coordinate with internal security, IT, audit, product, privacy, international, and other stakeholders as needed to remediate any deficiencies to support timely product launches and ongoing product compliance.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.
  • JD degree and six or more years of work experience
  • Bar membership in good standing in at least one state and needed licenses.
  • Relevant and recent legal practice experience with a corporate legal department or law firm, preferably supporting IT (network infrastructure), Advanced Communications, Cybersecurity or new technology services organizations.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Knowledge of data privacy laws, security compliance requirements, relevant industry standards, such as ISO, NIST, HIPAA, PCI, FISMA and FDA regulations.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced deliverable driven environment managing multiple executive visibility obligations under tight deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as part of a collaborative team, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • 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.

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