Media and Commercial Transactions Counsel
Company: Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement
- Media and Commercial Transactions CounselMedia and Commercial
Transactions Counsel Description
When you join Verizon
Verizon is one of the world's leading providers of technology and
communications services, transforming the way we connect across the
globe. We're a diverse network of people driven by our shared
ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to
learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create
within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward - and
you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.
What you'll be doing...
Verizon is the nation's largest wireless communications company
(including offering 5G Home services) and operates fios TV, one of
the largest cable operators in the U.S. The company seeks a
forward-thinking attorney for its Business & Legal Affairs team
that is responsible for all aspects of content acquisition and
strategy for its linear, digital, gaming, and multiplatform video
products for its wireline and wireless services. In addition to
content acquisition, the attorney will advise the company's
employees on programming-related matters involving legal issues, as
well as finance, strategy, media relations, public policy and
operations concerns. The ability to manage multiple fast-moving
deals and projects in a dynamic setting and to operate in a
cross-functional environment is critical, as is the ability to
develop key relationships and maintain a visible presence within
the company and the larger video industry.
- Draft and negotiate agreements in connection with the
deployment of new media technologies and other advanced television
and broadband services and in support of Verizon's over-the-top and
- Draft and negotiate content licensing, cable television, and
station retransmission consent agreements with major cable
television networks and stations, streaming video platforms, movie
studios, media companies and other content owners for linear
television broadcast, VOD, interactive, TV Everywhere and mobile
video distribution rights.
- Draft and negotiate commercial transactions to offer third
party content and gaming products in conjunction with Verizon
Wireless brands, products, and services
- Draft template contracts to support Verizon's business in the
above areas, and advise Verizon's business departments on risks and
strategy regarding the same.
- Provide contract-related support and counsel to the Verizon's
content acquisition and strategy teams.
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
- Bar membership in good standing in at least one state.
- Experience as a practicing corporate/transactional attorney at
a nationally-recognized law firm or in-house at a major corporation
with solid drafting and negotiating skills.
- Willingness to travel.
Even better if you have:
- Good academic performance in law school.
- Experience licensing content in the gaming, digital media,
over-the-top, cable/broadcast television, or entertainment
industries or experience working on intellectual property
- Experience with Established relationships with business and
legal executives at major content providers, over-the-top
distributors, or digital companies.
Verizon will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories
in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco
Fair Chance Ordinance.
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.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal
requirements (e.g., for medical, religious, or state law recognized
- Job ID: 62700500
Irvine, California, United States
- Company Name For Job:Verizon
- Position Title:Media and Commercial Transactions Counsel
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