The In-House Counsel, Regulatory Compliance, will provide day-to-day legal guidance on network operations, and work closely with our Government Affairs team, Operations and Engineering.
Deliver actionable, practical legal advice to business clients and assist them in complying with internal policies, and federal and state regulations, while meeting business objectives;
Implement compliance programs through partnership and collaboration with the business and other legal experts;
Help drive the automation of operations consistent with the applicable rules and regulations;
Prepare letters and/or talking points for communications to federal and state regulatory agencies, including the FCC;
Demonstrate creativity in partnering with engineering and product teams to address regulatory compliance challenges;
Collaborate on complex, fast-moving projects and proactively deliver actionable guidance and solutions;
Advise on legal requirements for 911 service and outage reporting, for existing and new products and services;
Monitor changes in 911 law and regulation, recommend new policy and procedures as necessary to meet new compliance obligations;
Coordinate with Government Affairs and Engineering on proposed changes or modifications of law and regulation; and
Communicate legal advice to Engineering and Operations clients in a simple, informal, practical and un-legalistic way.
Minimum 4+ years of experience at a law firm, regulatory agency, and/or in-house;
Ability to lead and advise on complex and fast-moving projects;
Prior telecom or technology experience a plus;
Experience in litigation, investigations, regulatory, or adversarial situations preferred;
J.D. from an accredited university with strong academic credentials; and
Member in good standing of at least one state bar association (willingness to become a member of the Washington State Bar (if needed)).
The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Thrives in a fast-based environment;
Ability to motivate and mobilize others;
Adept at balancing a dynamic portfolio of high priority projects.