Sr. Director, Sr. Counsel - Telephone RegulatoryApply Now Date posted 05/24/2019 Requisition Number: 213731BR-1 Location: United States - Colorado - Denver Area of Interest: Legal Position Type: Full Time
Operates as part of larger legal/regulatory team in support of one of the largest competitive voice providers in the country. Supports management in providing legal advice and recommendations for action to executives and their reports. Researches legal principles and precedents and applies knowledge to effectively address stakeholder requests. Gathers relevant case law and regulations and drafts and executes legal documents. Analyzes proposed and established federal and state legislation and regulations, prepares legal documents, regulatory filings and reviews company policies. Experience negotiating and arbitrating voice interconnection agreements, and in effectively resolving intercarrier disputes. Advises management on legal/regulatory matters and facilitates compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Works collaboratively with, and provides appropriate work guidance to, paraprofessional and support staff in developing solutions to problems presented.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
Ability to work interdependently with other attorneys and regulatory subject-matter experts in support of our residential and business competitive voice services.
Effective team member and demonstrated abililty to provide helpful guidance/mentoring to other members of team, as needed
Interprets state and federal telecom laws, rulings, and regulations for corporation
Prepares and presents compliance and legal briefings to management
Represents corporation in legal and regulatory proceedings, including state utility commissions
Participates in development of plans and provides assistance to internal clients in response to newly passed legislation and regulations; also assists with evaluation and development of proposed legislation and regulations
Researches and drafts administrative and legislative proposals, regulations and reports
Deep knowledge of voice interconnection laws/rules and demonstrated experience negotiating and arbitrating voice interconnection agreements, and other intercarrier disputes, before state utility commissions
Evaluates existing policies, procedures and assists with developing applicable training for the company
Fields and answers questions from business units concerning legal topics related to our competitive voice service
Negotiates and drafts business agreements
Coordinates and manages outside counsel
Stays informed of industry-specific legislation/regulations and works with stakeholders to ensure that appropriate risk management strategies are implemented
Synthesizes information and makes appropriate recommendations to management, as needed
Performs other related duties as required
Juris Doctor degree from an accredited U.S. law school
Admission to State Bar in which Attorney practices
Related Work Experience
12+ years experience in legal regulatory practice
12+ years experience advising a competitive LEC
Litigation (or litigation management) experience before state utility commissions and/or the FCC a plus
Required travel up to 20%
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