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What you’ll be doing...
Join our team. Verizon is seeking an experienced attorney to provide support and counseling for the Verizon Business Group Product and Marketing organization. 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 business success. This is a unique position that will allow you to work in a global business that is at the juncture of Telecommunications and Information Technology. You will review new products, services, and feature enhancements for compliance with applicable laws, regulations, company policies, and industry standards. You will also 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 (including the provision of marketing and advertising counsel relevant to products/services your product portfolio), draft contract templates and/or terms of service for trials and commercialization, support customer negotiations and monitor launched products and services for on-going compliance. You will have a solid knowledge of legal issues related to product development, marketing, and technology law – including, but not limited to, cloud infrastructure, SaaS applications, 5G, Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC), the Internet of Things (IoT), data privacy, open source, data security, third-party licensing, and intellectual property. Knowledge of healthcare law and FDA regulations is a plus, but is not required.
Conduct thorough legal review of new products and enhancements to existing products.
Support product trials and proofs of concepts with customers.
Conduct detailed legal review of marketing collateral and training materials in a timely manner under tight deadlines.
Manage internal and external stakeholder inputs and issue final legal approvals for product reviews, marketing content, and trials/proofs of concepts.
Draft, review, negotiate, and advise clients on commercial arrangements with strategic product partners.
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 product and marketing clients.
Coordinate with internal security, IT, audit, product, privacy, 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:
This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager.
JD degree and six or more years of work experience.
Member in good standing of a bar of at least one state.
Relevant and recent legal practice experience with a corporate legal department or law firm, preferably supporting product, marketing, and/or new technology organizations.
Knowledge of FTC and FCC consumer protection laws, general marketing laws and standards, data privacy laws, security compliance requirements, relevant industry standards, such as HIPAA and PCI regulations.
Willingness to travel up to 25%.
Even better if you have one or more of the following:
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.
Proficient using Google G Suite and Microsoft Office products.
Demonstrated ability to handle extremely sensitive and confidential information.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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