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, and dedicated Internet access. 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, 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
Review and negotiate sales, vendor, corporate, marketing, real estate and other contracts
Provide contract interpretation and guidance
Assist with corporate governance including board documentation
Assist in M&A diligence, regulatory filings and other related matters
Responsible for reviewing all M&A related NDAs
Assist with trademark and IP management
Participate in other strategic initiatives and projects as needed
Law degree and bar admission required.
One to three years of corporate legal experience, including experience with commercial transactions, real estate, M&A, and corporate governance.
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.
Base salary range: $92,395-$100,344
Full-time Zayo employees are also eligible for discretionary quarterly short-term and long-term incentive cash bonuses which are based on the performance of the Company, an employee’s business segment, and the individual employee
Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, 401 (k), disability and life insurance
Fitness membership discounts
Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave