Assistant General Counsel

    • Job Tracking ID: 512052-613567
    • Job Location: Plano, TX
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

About Ribbon:  Ribbon Communications is a company with two decades of leadership in real-time communications. Built on world class technology and intellectual property, the company delivers intelligent, secure, embedded real-time communications for today’s world. The company transforms fixed, mobile and enterprise networks from legacy environments to secure IP and cloud-based architectures, enabling highly productive communications for consumers and businesses. With 64 locations in 27 countries around the globe, the company’s innovative, market-leading portfolio empowers service providers and enterprises with rapid service creation in a fully virtualized environment. The company’s Kandy Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) delivers a comprehensive set of advanced embedded communications capabilities that enables this transformation. To learn more, visit ribboncommunications.com.

Position Title: Assistant General Counsel

Location: Plano, TX

Position Summary:

 

The Associate General Counsel provides high quality legal support to functional groups and senior management for the operations of Ribbon. 

 

 

Experience and Skills:

Responsibilities:

Provide legal counsel on a wide variety of matters, such as:

  •  SEC filings, including preparing and reviewing periodic and current reports, proxy statements and Section 16 reports in collaboration with internal and external accounting and legal teams;

  • Corporate governance matters, including overseeing various corporate policies, preparing the materials for board and committee meetings, and monitoring company, board and committee compliance with applicable responsibilities under SEC and NASDAQ rules and regulations;
  • Investor relations, including reviewing investor presentations and press releases, and ensuring that external communications comply with Regulation FD;
  • Stock and equity-related matters;

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience as a practicing attorney on transactional matters, preferably at a major law firm.

  • Ability to analyze thoroughly and accurately distill complex legal issues.

  • Excellent legal writing and expository writing skills.

  • Ability to explain legal issues and options accurately and succinctly to non-lawyers.

  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.

  • Ability to work independently, efficiently, and on various matters simultaneously.

  • JD from an accredited law school, with strong academic performance.

Please Note:

'All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.'

US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.