When you join Verizon

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What you’ll be doing...

Verizon is looking for an experienced attorney to join the Corporate Governance & ESG team in Basking Ridge, NJ or New York City, NY. The attorney in this role will advise the Company, senior management and the Board of Directors on corporate governance, ESG and public company matters.

  • Monitor and ensure Verizon’s compliance with governance-related requirements under Delaware law, SEC rules and regulations, and NYSE and Nasdaq listing standards.
  • Assist with matters related to meetings of the Board of Directors and Board Committees, including preparation of meeting materials, resolutions, minutes and relevant research.
  • Prepare and review SEC filings, including Annual/Quarterly Reports on Forms 10-K/Q, Current Reports on Form 8-K, Section 16 Filings (Forms 3/4/5) and others.
  • Assist with drafting Proxy Statement and related materials for Verizon’s annual shareholder meeting and handle shareholder proposals and SEC No-Action letter requests.
  • Provide advice and counsel regarding subsidiary management and corporate recordkeeping.
  • Assist with development of Verizon’s corporate governance policies and related stakeholder advocacy, including preparation for meetings with Verizon’s top institutional investors during annual shareholder engagement.
  • Advise on relevant corporate governance, investor relations, insider trading and other public company policies and processes.
  • Monitor corporate governance and ESG trends, regulatory and legislative initiatives for impacts on Verizon.

This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • J.D. degree and six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Bar membership in good standing in at least one state.
  • Six or more years of corporate, capital markets or public company advisory experience at a top law firm.
  • Strong knowledge of federal securities laws and stock exchange listing rules.
  • Willingness to travel

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

  • Outstanding writing, editing and oral communication skills, adaptive to and effective for different audiences.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain relationships within a large organization.
  • Proven ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and process a large volume of work in a timely manner with attention to detail.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.