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Corporate Counsel

Company: Zayo Group
Location: Denver
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Job Description:

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) provides communications infrastructure solutions, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud infrastructure to the world s leading businesses. Customers include wireless and wireline carriers, media and content companies, cloud providers, finance and professional services and other large enterprises. Zayo provides customers with flexible solutions and self-service through Tranzact, an innovative online platform for managing and purchasing bandwidth.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Zayo was born in and is based in Colorado. Our work environment is fast-paced and dynamic. Our Mission is to accelerate our customers capabilities to advance freedom and prosperity by providing enormous, high-quality bandwidth, and our Values are Embrace Colleagues, Enamor Customers, Delight Investors, Enjoy Journey, Own Outcomes, Be Entrepreneurial and Engage Community. We have grown rapidly in our 10-year history and are now one of the largest companies based in Colorado.

We are seeking a business-focused, contracts attorney that can represent Zayo in a variety of complex legal matters, with an emphasis on negotiating and drafting telecommunication infrastructure customer contracts. Three to five years of recent experience in negotiating and drafting complex telecommunications and/or complex commercial business transactions is required. This position will work closely and collaboratively with Zayo s business professionals and requires close interaction with the other members of Zayo s legal team on segment and company-wide projects. We are seeking a strong candidate ready to take on responsibility, learn through doing, and excited to take the next challenge in their career. This position reports directly to the General Counsel, Western United States and Strategic Networks. Zayo is an exciting place to work and we have a great legal team - we are looking for a friendly, motivated, hard-working, smart contracts attorney to join us!

RESPONSIBILITIES

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Review, negotiate and draft master service agreements and other customer contracts, vendor contracts, real estate contracts, RFPs, and associated service order terms and conditions.
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Provide contract interpretation guidance.
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Negotiate and resolve customer disputes and collection matters.
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Conduct research and provide legal advice regarding specific legal and/or regulatory issues.
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Provide day-to-day legal advice with respect to company policies and procedures.
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Work collaboratively with Zayo legal team on strategic projects and transactions.
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Communicate effectively with business leadership, corporate leadership, outside counsel, and other third parties and their counsel.
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Perform other duties and tasks as required by the needs of the business.

QUALIFICATIONS

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Law Degree and Bar Admission required.
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Transactional drafting, in-house legal. Three to five years of recent experience in negotiating and drafting complex telecommunications and/or complex commercial business transactions is required.
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Ability to communicate with other personnel and external parties through strong organized writing and verbal skills.
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Strong attention to detail.
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Creative problem-solver.
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Strong organizational skills, including management of projects and workload and setting goals and priorities.
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Team player able to work cooperatively with business people and outside counsel to find practical and creative solutions.
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Computer and software systems experience.
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Prior experience successfully operating in a fluid and entrepreneurial environment.

REWARDS

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Competitive compensation
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Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, 401 (k), disability and life insurance
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Fitness membership discounts
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Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave

Zayo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

EEO IS THE LAW Zayo invites any applicant and/or employee to review the Company s written Affirmative Action Plan. This plan is available for inspection upon request by emailing our People Ops team.

Keywords: Zayo Group, Denver , Corporate Counsel, Legal , Denver, Colorado

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