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Lumen, a Fortune 500 telecommunications company has an immediate need for an in-house transactional attorney interested in joining a collegial team of lawyers that together support the sales activity of one of its business units focused on communications, high speed internet services, cloud infrastructure, IT outsourcing, managed IT infrastructure and related technology services. Lumen offers you the opportunity to develop and cultivate your career as we lead the communications industry into the future.
The Main Responsibilities
The ideal candidate will possess a willingness to learn and understand internal business, operational, financial and technical matters to provide sound legal advice and risk analysis, while simultaneously assisting business clients in achieving their commercial objectives.
The attorney will support Lumen by conducting contract negotiations; drafting agreements; clearly and concisely identifying and explaining the ramifications of contractual terms to the business decision makers and third-parties during contract negotiations; providing ongoing management and maintenance of contracts, including providing contract summaries and interpretations to sales teams and executive management; and investigating, negotiating and resolving contract disputes.
What We Look For in a Candidate
- J.D. degree from an accredited law school.
- Current license to practice law in the state where attorney’s office will be located or another state.
- At least 3 years of experience in contract drafting and negotiations in either private practice or as an in-house lawyer.
- Excellent writing, drafting, and verbal communications skills.
- Organizational, time-management, and prioritization capabilities; able to manage workload independently, efficiently and with minimal supervision.
- Able to negotiate, prioritize and manage a large volume of contracts and associated issues.
- Must be a team player.
- Sound business and legal judgment.
Requisition #: 257084
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