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Senior Counsel (Remote)

Posted Jul 01
Full Time
United States
  • The anticipated salary this position is $170k.
  • TPx offers competitive benefits programs which include but are not limited to health care coverage, retirement plan, insurance, time off programs, training and development opportunities, and a range of allowances connected to specific work situations. Details of such benefits will be made available upon request.
  • The compensation and reference to benefits for this role is listed on this posting and in compliance with state laws. The selected candidate's salary will be determined based on their skills, experience, and qualifications.

General Purpose:

TPx Communications is seeking an entrepreneurial, business-savvy, and energetic lawyer with broad general legal experience, including litigation, informal dispute resolution, insurance work (including claims, filings, renewals), regulatory filings, compliance, and employment.

This is an exciting opportunity in a growing Legal department supporting an expanding and transforming business. The role requires focus, drive, self-initiative, and thoughtfulness. The role requires focus, drive, self-initiative, and thoughtfulness. Depending on the experience and skill of the applicant, the position may be filled at either an Assistant General Counsel or Sr. Counsel level

Reports to (Supervisor/Manager):

Chief Legal and Administrative Officer

Direct Reports:

Sr. Paralegal

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Hands on management of outside counsel with respect to the Company’s portfolio of employment and other litigation matters.
  • Responsible for evaluating, resolving, and managing all pre-litigation commercial disputes with customers and vendors, including contract analysis, position development, and resolution.
  • Collaborate with and advise internal clients on negotiation strategy and positions related to contract and other disputes.
  • Provide risk mitigation advice and support Company objectives to various stakeholders.
  • Close collaboration with internal stakeholders and external vendors to prepare and submit annual regulatory documents and updates and to respond to agency inquiries.
  • Track regulatory commitments, deliverables, and overall project timelines.
  • Provide support for the board of directors, including preparing and reviewing materials for the board and its committees.
  • Preparing corporate documents, such as resolutions, consents, certificates, charters, and policies.
  • Responsible for subpoenas from various governmental agencies (FBI, DOJ, DEA, etc.), third-party civil subpoenas, and similar issues.
  • Develop and implement litigation reports, processes, and templates (legal hold orders, loss contingency reports, etc.).
  • Conduct pre-suit investigations, including document review and witness interviews, and document findings for executive leadership.
  • Manage and report insurance claims and drive strategy for insurance litigation.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within Legal and cross-functionally throughout the Company and to develop strong relationships with Sales, HR, Finance, Service Delivery, and other business units.
  • Both supervise and partner with outside counsel to secure litigation budgets and manage matters to budget.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Perform special projects and responsibilities assigned by the Chief Legal and Administrative Officer and Assistant General Counsel.
  • Provide practice, actionable advice that strikes a balance between legal risks and business goals.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and law degree (JD) from an accredited law school
  • Membership in good standing in the bar of at least one state
  • For consideration of the AGC role, a minimum of 10 years of legal experience in a law firm and corporate legal department. Consideration for the Sr. Counsel role will require a minimum of 5 years.

Other Qualifications:

  • Understand the Company’s business (managed IT and cybersecurity services)
  • Experience and comfort working with senior executives
  • Strong writing, communication, analytical and counseling skills
  • Highly organized and attentive to details
  • Experience with legal project management
  • Capacity to think strategically to identify issues and develop long-term solutions
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and manage major projects to successful completion
  • Able to adapt to evolving competing priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong customer-focus orientation
  • Excellent presentation and project management skills, including development and implementation of procedures and guidelines
  • Able to navigate a corporate environment and work with a variety of stakeholders
  • Strong technology skills

TPx is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast-feeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including medical condition), military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information or other status protected by law or regulation.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation, please let us know during the application process.

Req: #24-0040