Corporate Transactions Counsel (Charlotte, NC)

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Company Description

At Brightspeed, we are reimagining how people live, work, play and connect by providing fast, reliable internet connections and an awesome customer experience in twenty states throughout the Midwest and South.

Backed by funds managed by Apollo Global Management, our vision is to accelerate the upgrade of copper to fiber optic technologies, bringing faster and more reliable internet service to many rural markets traditionally underserved by broadband providers, while delivering best-in-class customer experience.

Be a part of the team that will make this vision a reality….designing and building a world class fiber network and creating a customer experience second to none.

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Job Description

We are looking for a Corporate Transactions Counsel to join our innovative and growing legal team! As Corporate Transactions Counsel, you will serve a vital role to the company and report directly to the VP, Deputy General Counsel - Centralized Services. This is a great opportunity for a versatile corporate/transactional attorney who seeks diversity in their transactional practice, including corporate law and non-sales transactions. The successful candidate will serve as a valued and key partner with the Corporate, Treasury, and CAO departments. You should be prepared to provide legal support for corporate formation and entity management, mergers and acquisitions, treasury offerings and debt compliance in addition to other miscellaneous transactions related to real estate operations and fleet operations. Because we are a flat organization across our business, you will have the opportunity to personally interact regularly with senior management and to demonstrate your creative, strategic, and innovative skills. We look forward to meeting you and learning how your talents and appetite for learning may help Brightspeed build and expand our business -providing customers with access to the best Internet service available, no matter where they call home.

As Corporate Transactions Counsel, your duties will include:

  • Providing legal advice and support for Corporate, Treasury and certain CAO departmental functions. CAO functions may include various real estate, fleet and procurement functions
  • Support the corporate entity management function
  • Provide M&A support
  • Support Treasury with securities offerings and debt covenant compliance
  • Provide general legal transactional assistance when requested 

Qualifications

WHAT IT TAKES TO CATCH OUR EYE:

  • JD degree and three or more years of relevant and recent work experience in any form of corporate or transactional legal role
  • Active and in good standing with a state bar and, if necessary, eligible for limited In-House Counsel Licensure
  • Excellent judgement
  • Strong writing skills with an eye for detail

BONUS POINTS FOR:

  • A collaborative, team-oriented, flexible, innovative, and “can-do” attitude
  • Large law firm or in-house experience in a transactional role
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Flexibility for various transactional opportunities
  • Telecommunications industry experience
  • Real estate experience

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Additional Information

WHY JOIN US?

We aspire to contemporary ways of working.

We are committed to being a leader in defining a new way to work because we recognize the changing mindset of today's workforce. We are opening a new, state-of-the-art corporate HQ in Charlotte, NC and our current priority is to make it a truly vibrant destination by hiring talent in the greater Charlotte area who are interested in a hybrid remote/office work arrangement. As always, however, we are also open to providing sensible remote options to talent outside of the Charlotte area. Why? Because our purpose is to reimagine how people work, learn, play and connect!

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.

Our benefits and paid time off programs reflect our underlying belief in promoting overall wellness through physical, emotional and financial health. We are committed to building a team as diverse as the customers we serve.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the center of our grounding belief in Being Real. 

When we bring our authentic selves to work, everyone is better as a result. A diverse team helps us be fierce advocates for more accessible, inclusive and high-quality internet, because we believe doing so promotes equity in the communities we serve.

Brightspeed is an Equal Opportunity Employer

More Information on Brightspeed
Brightspeed operates in the Internet of Things industry. The company is located in Charlotte, NC. Brightspeed was founded in 2022. It has 65 total employees. To see all 130 open jobs at Brightspeed, click here.
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