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Associate General Counsel
Reston, Va.

SOSi is currently seeking an experienced Associate General Counsel to join our team in Reston, VA. The Associate General Counsel is responsible for supporting all facets of SOSi’s legal department, and is expected to provide sound judgment and support optimal decision making, as well as provide legal consulting and strategic support to senior management on matters including compliance, business operations, new business opportunities and other projects requested by senior management.

Serves as the day to day attorney/legal advisor to the company’s business sectors and/or departments, including contracts, procurement/subcontracting, finance and human resources.
Works closely with other lawyers throughout company and coordinates legal matters handled by outside lawyers.
Provides legal oversight and support for other transactional legal work, including the review, drafting and negotiation of both commercial and public sector agreements.
Interprets contract terms; assesses business and legal risks to minimize loss and liability; and communicates such to management and other internal clients.
Assists with the company's responses from the proposal stage (including RFP responses) through contract execution and assists with respect to contract compliance on a "go forward" basis.
Responds to ad hoc queries to include identification, analysis, and evaluation of risks in order to provide appropriate legal solutions.
Provides risk management analysis related to general business practices and monitors claims against or on behalf of the company.
Advises on legal issues involving government and regulatory compliance.
Provide legal support on major business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, international corporate matters, employment issues etc.
Participates in the review, analysis, and execution of Government Contract opportunities to ensure compliance with company policies and U.S. and foreign laws and regulations.
Participates in the definition, development and continuing legal oversight of corporate policies concerning Government and Commercial Contracting, compliance and related matters.
Represents the company in different aspects of federal procurements, including bid protests; contract review and negotiation, performance and terminations; DCAA audits; government investigations; data rights/IP; and dispute resolution, and litigation.
Supports the development, maintenance, and defense of the Company’s intellectual property portfolio.
Interprets, manages, and updates various internal policies, templates and requirements, including providing employee training regarding such policies, templates and requirements.
Develops litigation strategies and negotiates settlements of disputes where warranted.
Monitors and provides continuous counsel on U.S. and international law, including anti-corruption and anti-trafficking requirements and export control matters.
Creates templates and form contracts for routine transactions.
Develops and maintains deep knowledge of the Company’s business strategy and IP issues as well as continuously learning about current and historic products and technologies, including those of company’s competitors.

Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school.
Member of at least one state bar.
At least ten years’ experience in the U.S. Government Contracts environment; this experience may have been gained within a law firm environment, or with a U.S. Government Contractor
Demonstrates deep general commercial or functional knowledge across a wide range of sub disciplines, including general corporate law, employment law, immigration law, technology transactions, data privacy, risk management, compliance, contract management, intellectual property/data rights, trade secrets, registration and other resolutions specific to contracting commercially or with the public sector.
Experience with Government Contracts administration and associated laws, rules, and regulations including commercial items contracting requirements, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR), International Trade in Arms Regulations (ITAR),, Truth in
Negotiations Act (TINA), Procurement Integrity Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Anti-Trafficking regulations, among others.
Intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization and possesses excellent communication skills.
Strong understanding of Microsoft Office Suite applications.
Ability to serve as a business partner to develop practical solutions to challenging problems.
Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in international contracts and transactions, including doing business in foreign countries strongly preferred.
Experience with M&A and corporate finance transactions highly desirable.
Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required.

Working Conditions:
Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.
May require periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends (if applicable)
May require CONUS or OCONUS travel.
May require ability to lift/and or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs.

Here is the Link to Apply:

Chief Counsel
Baltimore City State's Attorney
Baltimore, Md.

Compensation: $82,753 to $132,342 Annually

Duties of the Chief Counsel include meeting regularly with the Executive Team and supervisors of the Assistant State’s Attorneys (ASAs); formulation of policy recommendations to the State’s Attorney; participation in significant cases with novel issues through brief writing and court appearances; responding to media MPIA requests; drafting legislation; testifying before the legislature with regard to legislation; updating ASAs on substantial legal developments; participating in the training of ASAs; providing guidance and advice to ASAs; providing advice regarding wiretap applications; providing advice regarding the obtaining of electronic and cell phone information; and keeping current with case law, statutory law, legal principles, and best practices.

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and will bring a strong desire to work collaboratively. The candidate will have a demonstrated ability as a trial lawyer.

The ideal candidate must be highly proficient in the use of Lexis/ Nexis and other computer systems to conduct legal research, conduct internet searches, and to maintain case notes and documents in an electronic form. The candidate must be familiar with relevant statutes and case law. The candidate must have extensive felony trial experience and experience in district court and juvenile practice.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume, a writing sample which demonstrates substantial legal research and analysis and three professional references.

Felony trial jury trial experience to verdict is required. Prior homicide trial experience is a plus.

Address: 120 E. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Here is the link to apply:

Staff Counsel
Chisolm Consulting
Washington, D.C. Metro Area

Industry: Non-Profit

Our client, Council on Foundations (“Council”), is a leader in helping philanthropic non-profit organizations do their best to advance their mission.  The Council is searching for a Staff Counsel to join their team. The Staff Counsel serves primarily external constituencies by providing legal information in response to member inquiries (RFIs), legal research and consultation on tax, legislative, and regulatory issues. This position also provides education, training, and other services in support of the client’s Legal Resources function and assists in fulfilling the day-to-day corporate counsel requirements typical of a national, nonprofit membership organization.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed within are a representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities

Respond to requests for information from the Council’s members, potential members, and other constituents on all areas of foundation operations including but not limited to tax compliance, governance, legislative, and regulatory issues.
Assist members and staff in understanding emerging issues from the IRS and Treasury that affect Section 501(c)(3) organizations and foundations
Maintain expertise on issues of exempt organization law, foundation governance, and state and federal regulations applicable to the Council’s member organizations and charitable giving.
Prepare and present webinars, in-person workshops and other educational sessions on behalf of the Legal Resources team and in connection with other internal departments.
Speak on legal topics at internal and external meetings convened by the Council, regional grantmaker associations, and professional groups.
Conduct review of applicant submissions for accreditation/reaccreditation through the National Standards program.
Research legal topics and drafts materials for Council publications, newsletters, and website.
Assist public policy staff with research and preparation of comments related to legislative proposals and changes in tax policy and regulations.
Track Legal Resources engagement and activities, including member RFIs, in Salesforce.
Stay informed about activities and work of colleagues to ensure legal issues are addressed as appropriate in curricula and other written materials.
Assist and consult Council management and staff on internal legal matters, public policy matters, and transactional matters.
Assist with trends analysis and content design of the annual Grantmakers Salary and Benefits Report.
Contribute to overarching organization goals by participating in cross-functional working groups.

Role Requirements
Advanced degree
3-5 years’ experience preferably in the exempt organization field
Law degree and admission to practice law in at least one jurisdiction

General Skills and Competencies
\Knowledge of tax law, exempt organization law, charitable giving and estate planning.
Understanding of finance, investments and accounting as related to nonprofit organizations.
Excellent project management skills with ability to meet deadlines.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to listen well and positively represent the organization and its mission.
Experience drafting and reviewing contracts and other complicated and detailed documents.
The ability to effectively communicate legal issues verbally and in writing.
Discretion and independent judgment in the responsibilities associated with legal services.
Excellent customer service skills.
Member recruitment and retentio
Strong presenation skills.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to identify and solve problems efficiently and quickly.
Ability to manage many and/or differing tasks and maintain productivity.
Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team.
Ability to work effectively and positively with a range of individuals and working styles, and with people at all organization levels including staff, board members, foundation officers, donors, and vendors.
Experience with CRM database software, preferably Salesforce.
Proficient skill in Microsoft Office 365 applications.

Here is the link to apply:

Associate General Counsel
General Dynamics Information Technology
Falls Church, Va.

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that's important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can't turn into an opportunity. And our work depends on an Associate General Counsel who will provide legal and strategic support to the company’s Federal Civilian division.  This position will be located at GDIT’s headquarters office in Falls Church, Virginia, and reports directly to GDIT's Vice President and General Counsel.

Principal duties and responsibilities:
Provides advice and counsel to business leaders and other internal stakeholders, such as the contracts and human resources departments, on a variety of corporate and government contracts legal matters
Serves as a key value added strategic business partner and proactive counselor and business advisor to provide a risk balanced (business and operational) path in support of business goals and priorities
Drafts, reviews and negotiates legal documents of varying complexity
Provides legal guidance in connection with customer, supplier and competitor disputes, as well as U.S. government contract bid protests at the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and similar forums
Manages and directs outside counsel
Participates in special projects as required

Required Qualifications in order to be considered:
Requires a Juris Doctor degree
Requires an active state bar membership in good standing.
At least eight (8+) years of total legal experience in a law firm or corporate law department, most of which is concentrated on advising with respect to corporate and government contracts matters
Comprehensive knowledge of relevant U.S. government regulations and standards regarding government contracts administration, including the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
Excellent interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills
Excellent advocacy, negotiation, writing and organizational skills
Ability to build relationships at all levels of the organization
Ability to work in complex and fast-paced environments with multiple projects and priorities
Experience working with international, state and local government contracts is a plus but not required


Here is the link for more information:

Corporate Governance -- Associate General Counsel -- Principal
Fannie Mae
Washington, D.C.
At Fannie Mae, futures are made. The inspiring work we do makes an affordable home a reality and a difference in the lives of Americans. Every day offers compelling opportunities to impact the future of the housing industry while being part of an inclusive team thriving in an energizing, flexible environment. Here, you will help lead our industry forward and make your career.

Job Description:
As a valued contributor to our Corporate Governance Legal team, you will consult with team members and management to provide core legal counsel and services to the business, as well as utilize your legal training and experience to guide the Company's business. In this role, you will document and enforce its legal rights, and minimize its legal risks. You will have shared responsibilities for providing legal services to the Company in an area of law or legal risk, such as litigation or credit loss management.

The Corporate Governance - Associate General Counsel - Principal role will offer you the flexibility to make each day your own, while working alongside people who care so that you can deliver on the following responsibilities:
·       Provide counsel to one or more business units by applying knowledge of corporate law and corporate governance in the business context in which issues arise.
·       Research legal principles and precedents pertinent to issues affecting client business.
·       Consult with outside counsel and provide guidance.
·       Draft and execute legal documents.
·       Assist other attorneys in representing the organization in legal disputes and transactions.
·       Advise senior attorneys of changes in legislation or regulations that impact the company.
·       May participate in developing company policies and procedures governing corporate law matters.

Minimum Required Experience:
·       8 years of related experience
·       Juris Doctorate degree
·       Relevant corporate governance or transactional experience in a large law firm or corporate law department required.
·       Legal experience in a broad range of governance issues affecting large financial institutions or large public companies.
·       Excellent oral and written communication skills; leadership and people management skills.
·       Excellent advocacy, negotiation, writing, and organizational skills; the ability to work well with clients in a dynamic and fast-paced environment; the ability to focus on both the big picture and the details; and the ability to meet deadlines and work well with peers.

 Desired Experience:
·       Prior experience providing corporate secretarial support to public company board of directors preferred.   

Additional Information: REF5935G
Here is the link to apply:

SVP - Chief Legal Officer
Enterprise Community Partners
Washington, DC, Columbia, Md.

Enterprise is a national nonprofit on a mission to make home and community places of pride, power and belonging for all. To make that possible, we operate the only organization designed to address America’s affordable housing crisis from every angle: we develop and deploy programs and support community organizations on the ground; we advocate for policy on a nonpartisan basis at every level of government; we invest capital to build and preserve rental homes people can afford; and we own, operate and provide resident services for affordable communities. All so that people not only make rent, they build futures. With this end-to-end approach, 40 years of experience and thousands of local partners, Enterprise has built and preserved 793,000 affordable homes, invested $61 billion in communities and changed millions of lives.

Job Description Summary
The Chief Legal Officer is an organization-wide position that reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer of the organization and, in her or his capacity as Corporate Secretary, to the board of trustees. The Chief Legal Officer serves as: 1. the chief legal officer for Enterprise, representing and advising all divisions, senior leaders, and all functional leads, and managing and overseeing all legal work across the organization, and 2. as a key manager of enterprise risk, responsible for implementing policies and procedures to minimize or manage enterprise-wide risks. The Chief Legal Officer leads the 10-person legal department, provides oversight to the Internal Audit four- person team, and oversees all outside legal counsel retained to represent the organization.

As a Senior Vice President and member of the Operating Committee, the Chief Legal Officer is functionally responsible for all legal affairs for the entire organization.  The Chief Legal Officer acts as legal advisor and strategic partner to the Chief Executive Officer, other members of the Operating Committee, the board of trustees and other senior executives, and provides analysis, counsel and guidance in areas of significant organization-wide impact and in the formulation of strategic and operating plans and decisions.

Other key accountabilities of the role:
Responsible for the legal department that manages all legal work for the organization, including, but not limited to, corporate governance, insurance, leases, borrowing facilities, corporate finance, grants and contracts, corporation transactions, fund development and management, policy matters, lobbying, intellectual property/branding, real estate development and financing, transactions, M&A, tax, cybersecurity, compliance, litigation and employee matters.

Manage risk management strategies and operations, including compliance with corporate polices, audits and regulatory requirements, as well as security-related issues (including IT security and data breaches, internal auditing, financial auditing, insurance, fraud prevention, business continuity and similar corporate internal investigations), and supervise Enterprise’s risk mitigation and identification procedures.

The ideal candidate for Chief Legal Officer will be a seasoned lawyer with broad and deep experience, from a combination of litigation, employment matters, corporate governance, and risk management.  Ideally, the candidate should have board/corporate governance expertise, and must have knowledge and experience in managing and organizing enterprise-risk programs across complex organizations. Senior legal, risk or compliance leadership positions in the financial services industry (i.e., banking or insurance) or law firm are a plus.  Real estate development, financing and transactions is also a plus, but not required. Previous experience in a corporate in-house legal department is desirable but not required.

Here is the link to apply:

General Counsel
at Confidential
Washington, D.C.

Confidential is launching a digital journalism organization in D.C.  that challenges the traditional definition of news.  We are systems thinkers who want to take the audience behind the headlines to see the trends and connections that drive them. We will rely on data and the best minds in journalism, business, technology and science to tell these stories. Our goal is to reach an audience of power brokers and to empower an audience of new thought leaders to join them at the table.

The General Counsel provides legal advice and expertise across all areas of Confidential’s digital media business. This person should be very knowledgeable about the laws that regulates electronic, print, and other media as well as employment law.

Drafts and negotiates contracts (rights acquisitions, content licenses, commissions, etc.).
Provides proactive legal assistance and advice on various legal issues like commercial contracts, dispute resolution, government funding agreements, regulatory, employment, and governance issues.
Leads the Legal function, in support of the delivery of the company’s strategy and to provide legal representation at senior management level delivering strategic insight and business growth opportunities.
Oversees the implementation of legal guidelines and to ensure compliance with our ethical policies.
Participates as an active member in meetings regarding business strategy and other leadership initiatives.
Undertakes transactional legal work, particularly on International contracts.
Supports Head Office team members through reading documentation and participating in the audit of existing contracts.
Advises on minimal liability and legal exposure for Confidential.
Advises the Human Resources department on appropriate employment compliance and hiring requirements.

Experience managing and coaching a team
Experience reviewing pre-publication editorial content
Proven track record of working with media organizations
Experience with employment law preferred
Experience working in a fast-paced, high-growth environment

Here is the link to apply:

General Counsel
The Messina Group
Washington, D.C.

Founded by Obama for America 2012 Campaign Manager & former Obama White House Deputy Chief of Staff Jim Messina and led by seasoned strategists, The Messina Group (TMG) is a full-service consulting firm that works with organizations in the private, public, and social sectors to achieve their strategic goals and build movements and products that succeed by being data-driven, digitally savvy, and grassroots-focused.
We are seeking a proactive and experienced General Counsel to manage all legal matters for TMG. The General Counsel will primarily be responsible for examining and drafting business agreements and contracts with clients, vendors, and other outside entities. Working across all levels of the organization, the General Counsel is an integral part of our business operations. This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer and will work closely with our senior staff.
A note about remote work: The Messina Group is currently operating all-remote during the pandemic. When we return to in-office work, we'd love for this position to be located in one of our core offices (Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Denver); however, remote work will be considered. This job posting will close on Friday, June 11, 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Act as a true generalist in advising company leadership on various legal matters;
Draft, review, and negotiate all contracts on behalf of the company with clients, vendors, and other entities as needed;
Maintain corporate records;
Manage litigation as needed;
Manage relationships with outside counsel as required; and
Responsible for anticipating and addressing potential legal risks.

Required skills and experience:
J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent);
5+ years practice with an established law firm or relevant in-house counsel experience;
Experience with drafting, reviewing, and negotiating varied contracts on behalf of the company;
Maintain the highest level of professional and ethical standards, acting in compliance with both the letter and spirit of applicable laws and regulations;
The ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment (i.e., managing dynamic and, often, unpredictable client situations; meeting tight deadlines with limited supervision will be key); and
Excellent research, written communication, copy editing and research skills.

Preference will be given to candidates with these professional skills, experience, and traits:
Experience with taking ownership of and solving novel problems, using excellent judgment, creativity, critical analysis, while regarding legal risk; 
Proficient legal experience in a wide range of contracts, human resources, and M&A;
Experience working with government, or in government relations or public affairs capacities;
Confidence making decisions where there is ambiguity or incomplete information;
Quick-learning and smart-working candidates who genuinely thrive in a fast-paced/rapid-response environment;
Creative and collaborative candidates who can generate innovative ideas and problem solve with teammates; and
Intrinsically motivated candidates with effective time management, organizational, and prioritization capabilities.

Here is the link to apply:

​Lieberman & Mark
Washington, D.C.

Lieberman & Mark is a small DC-based law firm, engaged solely in the practice of veterans disability benefits. It is seeking a qualified attorney to handle appeals pending before the various Regional Offices of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the Board of Veterans' Appeals, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. Duties will include record review, case development, research, legal writing and advocacy, client and third-party communication, and supervision. Strong analytical and excellent communication skills required.

Salary: $75k minimum, commensurate with experience.
Benefits: Paid Time Off, Health Insurance, 401K Contributions, Discretionary Bonus
To Apply:
Qualified individuals should submit cover letter and resume. No telephone or in-person inquiries.

Lieberman & Mark
818 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 502
Washington, DC 20006

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction


Senior Counsel, General Corporate
Richard, Wayne & Roberts
McLean, Va.

If you are someone who enjoys negotiating and drafting technology and other commercial transactions as well as collaborating with personnel across other departments and divisions, this is the role for you, all while working for a meaningful and mission-oriented Fortune 50 company. The company offers competitive compensation and a good work-life balance.

If interested, you may confidentially contact:; Ref. # 44022.

Director of Universal Service Fund, Associate General Counsel
Universal Service Administrative Co. (USAC) Company
Washington, DC
Job ID 2021-2655

As USAC continues to support universal service impacting health care providers, educators, and consumers, it is critical now more than ever that we hire people equally passionate and committed to helping fulfill our mission. We are currently seeking an experienced, dynamic and collaborative leader to serve as Director of USF within the Office of General Counsel Division.  Reporting to the Acting Vice President of OGC you will:
Support the Deputy General Counsel and General Counsel in developing, managing, and implementing the Office of General Counsel’s (OGC) work with the four Universal Service Fund (USF) programs and contributions and related divisions to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of operations, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
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 Director of USF's responsibilities will include the following:
Provide legal and strategic support to attorneys on work related to the four USF programs and contributions. 
Draft, edit, and analyze a variety of documents related to USF program legal work including appeals, audit reports, memorandum, policies, agreements, and other documents. 
Direct programmatic legal work with internal divisions including Internal Audit Division, and Finance.. 
Advise Senior Leadership on proposed responses and strategies as it relates to USF programs. 
Collaborate and work closely with OGC team to identify and develop efficiencies, improved communications, and streamlined processes for responses to business units. 
Perform legal research to ensure compliance with all relevant rules, laws, and regulations. 
Supervise special enterprise projects that impact the USF programs and USAC.
Provide support to programmatic related procurements and other contractual matters 
Develop and review USAC and OGC policies and procedures.
Serve as liaison between outside law firms, OGC and other USAC divisions. 
Responsible for mapping professional development and training for OGC attorneys.
Perform human resource management activities including: identifying performance problems, developing plans for remedial action, evaluating performance, and interviewing and selecting staff.
Communicate effectively both in writing and orally with internal clients concerning legal matters.
Foster teamwork and planning to achieve desired results.
Participate in developing and implementing a division plan which supports and implements the organization’s plan.
Ensure compliance with all federal, state and local laws affecting USAC operations.
Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory responsibilities:
Evaluating staff performance.
Providing guidance and oversight to staff.
Establishing task priority.
Managing staff projects.

About You:
The successful candidate will excel, operating in a diverse and fluid environment, and will be crucial for the success of the OGC Division.
Juris Doctorate degree from an Accredited Law School. Attorney license in good standing and admission to the bar in at least one state.
Eight (8) to Ten (10) years of professional directly related experience.
Five (5) to Seven (7) years of management experience
Three (3)to Four (4) years of business leadership
Six (6) years of experience in a law firm environment.
Experience managing other attorneys and supervising support staff in a corporation; experience with cost-effective management of outside legal resources.
Excellent skills in problem-solving, analytical skills and data oriented.
Ability to influence at varying levels of the organization.
Ability to deliver on complex situations.
Ability to focus on achieving defined results, and exceeding goals and objectives.
Ability to develop internal control methods, policies procedures, training, etc.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to stakeholders and staff in a persuasive manner.
Strong facilitation, analytical and critical thinking skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Possess excellent project management and interpersonal skills.

About USAC:
Through its administration of the $10 billion Universal Service Fund (USF) programs on behalf of the FCC, USAC works to promote the availability of quality services at just, reasonable and affordable rates and to increase access to advanced telecommunications services throughout the nation. Specifically, the USF programs provide funding for the expansion of telecommunications and broadband access to rural communities and health care facilities, schools and libraries across the country, and low income households. Through program administration, auditing, and outreach, USAC works with contributors, service providers, and program beneficiaries to achieve the program goals articulated by the FCC for each of these programs. 

Additional information on USF programs can be found at: Here is the link to apply:

Associate General Counsel, Regulatory Affairs
Ligado Networks
Reston, Va.

Ligado Networks is a Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator providing facilities-based services to the public safety, government, and enterprise segments. The Company’s services and products are traditionally used when land-based networks are impacted by a disaster situation and in areas not served by wireless carriers. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently authorized the Company’s MSS spectrum licenses for advanced wireless services, which creates new opportunities to expand Ligado’s technology capabilities and evolve its commercial plans for the emerging 5G future. Working with partners and key vendors to execute its near-term roadmap, Ligado is planning to enhance its MSS network for Internet-of-Things (IoT) services and introduce new, innovative terrestrially-based services.
Based in Reston, Virginia, Ligado is led by an experienced management team and Board of Directors with extensive backgrounds in telecommunications, technology and public policy.

This is a new position that will report to the Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer. The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years of legal and regulatory experience in the telecommunications industry, with a strong expertise in wireless and/or international issues or other regulatory experience in a comparable industry. The Associate General Counsel – Regulatory Affairs will be responsible for supporting the development and implementation of the overall regulatory and policy strategy of the Company.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities include:
Advocate the Company’s position before Congress, the Executive Branch, the FCC, foreign regulatory bodies and international forums, including the ITU and the European Union.
Advise the Company on regulatory issues associated with strategic partnering and financing.
Represent the Company in trade associations and conferences.
Assist in formulating the Company’s position on the regulatory landscape, as well as tracking regulatory updates and being proactive in shaping legislation.
Manage the technical regulatory team to achieve spectrum coordination and rationalization; and manage outside counsel as needed.

JD from an ABA-accredited and highly ranked law school with excellent academics.
Licensed to practice in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.

Required Experience:
5-7 years of legal experience in the telecommunications or satellite industry, with a strong expertise in wireless and/or international issues or other regulatory experience in a comparable industry.
Experience at the Federal Communications Commission, Congress or another federal agency.

Desired Experience: 
Prior experience or the ability to effectively lead/manage attorneys and supervise outside counsel.
Knowledge and exposure to legal issues concerning the Telecommunications Act.

Personal Attributes and Traits:
Superior critical thinking, analytical, drafting, problem-solving and negotiating skills.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Levelheaded, reasonable and able to “get to yes.”
Ability to communicate and build strong working relationships at all levels of the organization.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Ability to effectively leverage outside regulatory and corporate counsel while controlling costs.
Ability to work effectively with governmental and other regulatory agencies to protect the best interests of the company.
Possess integrity, excellent legal judgment, high ethical standards, and business acumen.
A true team player.
Have a “roll up your sleeves” approach and mindset.
Highly motivated individual with high energy.
Commitment to building a strong corporate culture.
A thought partner who is interested in being engaged and collaborative.

Here is the link to apply:

General Counsel
Washington, D.C.

As a Y Combinator top company, Truebill’s mission is to improve the financial health of millions by transforming the way people manage their expenses and grow their net worth. Through finding and canceling unnecessary subscriptions, lowering bills, and securing refunds, we save our members hundreds a year while helping them regain control over their finances.

We just announced a $17 million Series-C round of funding and have over 1 million users and counting. We are now looking to scale our all-star team in both San Francisco and the Washington, DC area. Come join the fun! 😃

Reporting to our CEO, you will be responsible for:

Act as a true generalist and advise internal business teams on a variety of legal topics pertaining vendor agreements, intellectual property, security, employment, tax, financial laws and the general legal framework for developer inhouse ecosystems
Manage external counsel when necessary
Draft, review and negotiate contracts
Support the CEO and finance team in capital raising efforts
SME on financial regulatory laws and constantly staying on top of changing legislation in the industry 
Build trust and influence the leadership and business roadmap
Handle corporate governance matters, including Board materials, consents, minutes, and manage internal processes and policies
Monitor pending/emerging legislation and regulation and advise teams of regulatory developments
Responsible for anticipating and addressing potential legal risks

JD degree 
7-12 years (minimum) of relevant legal experience at a law firm or in-house
Strong knowledge of and interest in disruptive technology, financial services, and/or fintech; prior experience working with fintechs and sponsor banks a must
Demonstrated ability to build a team, preferably from scratch
Experience acting as a true generalist 
Proven ability to proactively, efficiently, and accurately assess legal business risks in a fast-paced environment
Track record of creative problem-solving, excellent written and oral communication skills, and creation of strong and trusted cross-functional relationships
Proactive personality and strong eagerness to learn about the business, the industry, and new areas of the law and applicable regulations

Here is the Link to Apply: