The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.
We are currently seeking an experienced, dynamic and collaborative professional to serve as Assistant General Counsel within our General Counsel team. Reporting to the Associate General Counsel you will:
serve as counsel in general corporate governance and commercial transactions, including technology licensing transactions, procurements, contract management and litigation, and provide administrative law on FCC rules and regulations and bankruptcy.
This is an outstanding career opportunity for an individual interested in a genuine professional challenge in support of a public-spirited mission.
Working in a creative and fast-paced environment, the Assistant General Counsel's responsibilities will include the following:
Provide counsel on the administration of the USF programs and for USAC divisions, including identifying and analyzing novel issues and promoting measures to ensure program integrity and program success.
Identify and anticipate potential legal issues and propose solutions to complex situations raising difficult legal and operational concerns.
Interact and engage with FCC staff on numerous matters, including audits, enforcement, and programmatic issues.
Effectively communicate, both in writing and orally, with internal clients, the FCC, the Board and external contacts concerning legal matters.
Work on corporate law related matters (e.g., litigation, contracts, procurement, intellectual property, and bankruptcy).
Ensure compliance with all federal, state and local laws affecting USAC operations.
Other specific duties as assigned.
The successful candidate will excel, operating in a diverse and fluid environment, and will be crucial for the success Division.
You possess a Juris Doctorate from an accredited college or university and are licensed to practice law in at least one state.
You have 3 to 7 years performing duties similar to those listed above.
You have the ability to exercise sound legal and business judgment with strong follow up skills.
You have excellent oral and written communications skills, including the ability to prepare and deliver information concisely.
You have strong analytical and legal research skills.
You have 3 or more years of general legal experience, including contracts, corporate governance and administrative law.
The following is desired:
You have experience with telecommunications law.
You have experience with the federal Universal Service Fund Programs (i.e., Schools and Libraries, Rural Health Care, High Cost and Lifeline).
About Universal Service Administrative Comp.
The Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) is dedicated to helping all people who live in the U.S. access affordable, quality connectivity services. With the guidance of FCC policy, we collect and deliver funding through four programs focused on places where broadband and connectivity needs are acute.
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