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Counsel, Commercial Services

Posted May 23
Full Time
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

Job Summary

The Counsel, Business Services, will be responsible for providing legal support including negotiating professional services and other purchasing agreements for Comcast Business. This role will report to the Assistant Deputy General Counsel

Job Description

Core Responsibilities

  • Provide legal counsel and support to one or more groups or areas within Comcast Business, including indirect sales, referral programs, and recently acquired companies. Counsel on a broad range of legal issues relating to assigned area(s).
  • Draft, review, and negotiate commercial agreements including hardware purchase agreements, software and hosted services agreements, license agreements, and professional services agreements.
  • Provide guidance on new and developing products and services.
  • Provide leadership in one or more legal specialties and disseminate information on trends and innovations within the specialty.
  • Collaborate with and provide guidance to legal staff including junior Attorneys, Paralegals, Contract Specialists, and administrative staff, as required.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • JD degree from a top tier law school with strong academic credentials.
  • Licensed in one US jurisdiction and active membership in good standing in a state bar.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in telecommunications, media, technology, software, or any innovative business-to-business sales industry preferred.
  • Excellent negotiating, drafting, problem solving and communications skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with senior management and operations personnel, simultaneously manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines with consistently high-quality work product.
  • Law firm and in-house experience preferred.

Personal Traits & Competencies

  • Consistently exercise independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Excellent negotiating, drafting, problem solving and communication skills.
  • Understand risk assessment and analysis within the context of a growing, innovative technology industry.
  • Ability to work effectively with senior management and business operations personnel, simultaneously manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines with consistently high-quality work product.
  • Maintain regular, consistent, and punctual in-office attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
  • Respect, embrace and promote inclusion & diversity.

Employees At All Levels Are Expected To

  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
  • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
  • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
  • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
  • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
  • Drive results and growth.
  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
  • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.


  • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.

Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.


Juris Doctor

Relevant Work Experience

2-5 Years

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That’s why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality – to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary on our careers site for more details.