Corporate Counsel at Zayo
Zayo provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo’s 133,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo’s communications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks, wavelengths, Ethernet, dedicated Internet access, and colocation services. Zayo owns and operates a Tier 1 IP Backbone and 44 carrier-neutral data centers. Through its Cloudlink service, Zayo provides low latency private connectivity that attaches enterprises to their public cloud environments. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises.
This position will provide legal support for Zayo’s Corporate group. The position will support the Deputy General Counsel and other members of the Legal Team by working on a variety of legal matters including M&A, Corporate Governance, Debt Finance, Customer Contracts, Vendor Contracts and Real Estate. We are seeking an exceptionally strong commercial and legal candidate who is ready for accelerated learning and career growth.
Provide day-to-day legal advice on a variety of matters, including company policies and procedures
Responsible for reviewing and negotiating sales, vendor, corporate, marketing, real estate and other contracts
Provide contract interpretation and guidance
Responsible for corporate governance including board documentation.
Assist in M&A transactional documents and diligence, regulatory filings and other related matters
Advise the company on the terms and conditions of the company’s credit agreements and indentures
Responsible for reviewing all M&A related NDAs
Responsible for trademark and IP management
Participate in other strategic initiatives and projects as needed
Law Degree and Bar Admission required.
Five years of recent experience with M&A, commercial transactions, corporate governance, and debt finance required.
Ability to communicate with other personnel and external parties on complicated topics through strong, organized writing and verbal skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, including management of projects and workload and setting goals and priorities.
Must be a strong team player able to work cooperatively with others both internal and external to the company to find practical and creative solutions to problems.
Computer and software systems experience.
Prior experience successfully operating in a fluid, fast paced and entrepreneurial environment.