Associate Counsel, Comcast Business

Associate Counsel, Comcast Business

Philadelphia, PA

  • Requisition #: 191321
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Team: Professional
  • Pub Date: 12/10/18

Major Responsibilities:

The Associate Counsel, Business Services will be responsible for providing guidance, direction, and assistance to Comcast Business, in particular with respect to its sales to small and medium sized customers. Position responsibilities include negotiation of various agreements and transactions with business clients and vendors, and advising on issues including procurement and government contracts.

General Duties within Comcast Law Department:

- Provides legal counsel and support to one or more business units and/or the corporate headquarters. Counsels on a broad range of legal issues related to assigned area(s).

- Provides leadership in one or more legal specialties and disseminates information on trends and innovations within the specialty.

- Engages and directs outside counsel to undertake specific and complex work requiring the application of highly specialized legal knowledge.

- May oversee the completion of projects including planning; assigning, and monitoring; reviewing progress and accuracy of work; evaluating results, etc.

- Leads and provides guidance to legal staff including Paralegals, Contract Specialists and administrative staff, as required.

- Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.

- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


- Minimum of 2-4 years' experience in a law firm or in-house, especially small-to-midsized corporate law departments preferred.

- Law Degree from Top Tier Law School.

- Excellent negotiating, drafting, problem solving and communications skills.

- Experience in telecommunications, media, technology, software, or any innovative business-to-business sales industry.

- Understanding of risk assessment and analysis within the context of a growing, innovative technology industry.

- Ability to work effectively with senior management and operations personnel, simultaneously manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines with consistently high quality work product.

- Ability to work build, mentor, and lead an effective and business-oriented team of attorneys and non-attorneys.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

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