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Overview: Our client is seeking an energetic, creative, business-oriented attorney to join its legal team supporting the Consumer Products Group organization.
Company:A leader in the communications industry
Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience
Experience:The ideal candidate will be a team player with significant legal experience developing and launching consumer-focused products and services. The candidate must have excellent inter-personal and communication skills, demonstrated good judgment, and a proven track record of advising clients in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
Location: Somerset County, NJ
Reviewing and advising on new and existing consumer products and services;
Providing day-to-day support for the product development teams;
Prompt review of new product offerings and changes to existing products for consumers, mmmdaincluding mobile apps, service platforms and web portals;
Coordinating internally and externally among different client organizations, subject matter experts, legal and other groups in addressing product related issues, including educating and training employees;
Coordinating with business, legal, external affairs and other groups to ensure effective advocacy of product strategies;
Ensuring compliance with existing policies, federal and state laws and regulations and assisting in formulation of solutions to any identified problem areas exposing company to risk;
Drafting and reviewing product terms of service, trial agreements, license agreements, FAQs, technical requirements, customer care and training scripts as well as product collateral and advertising copy;
Advising clients both on individual customer contract issues and in designing contract language that best meet business objectives;
Assessing legislative or regulatory developments with actual or potential impact on key product initiatives and strategies.
J.D. from an accredited top-tier law school, with excellent academic performance.
Member in good standing of at least one state bar.
At least 6-10 years of experience as a practicing attorney in large law firm or in-house legal department.
In-depth knowledge of consumer product related issues, including privacy and security.
Knowledge and prior experience with federal and state consumer protection laws, regulations and general consumer protection issues.
Experience in telecommunications, including familiarity with relevant federal and state regulatory issues.
Experience with technology clients.
Strong problem-solving skills.
Highly developed analytical reasoning skills, report analysis and keen attention to detail and processes.
Strong project management skills with proven track record of managing complex projects from inception to completion and team management skills.
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