Counsel in Little Rock, Arkansas (Onsite) at Windstream

Date Posted: 5/20/2024

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Job Description

Windstream Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S.

  • As Kinetic, Windstream offers bundled services, including premium broadband, security solutions, voice, and digital TV to consumers through an enhanced fiber network.
  • Windstream Enterprise is a leading managed services provider providing strategic communications and security products to mid-size businesses and enterprise clients.
  • Windstream Wholesale provides high-capacity, high-performance networking solutions and services to other telecom carriers, data centers, content providers and enterprises.

The Windstream team provides innovative software and network solutions to connect people and empower business in a world of infinite possibilities!

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About the Role:

The Windstream Legal Department is seeking an attorney to join its team to primarily focus on property and real estate matters. This position will work in close collaboration with team members to provide legal support for Windstream's facilities group, Right-of-Way & Easement teams regarding owned and leased real property. This position will advise internal clients on legal issues involving negotiation and interpretation of agreement terms and conditions, contract disputes, and risk management. The position will report to the Director of the Commercial Contracts Team.

This position requires self-direction and ability to work with little oversight.

Assigned to the Windstream HQ location and will be expected to work in the office 2-3 days per week, with the rest of week as remote work.

What You'll Do:

Day to day commercial and real estate contract work, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating service agreements with landlords, owners, municipalities and state/federal entities. Advising internal clients on risk management and creative approaches, along with compliance with applicable laws and/or regulations. Handling of disputes with landowners, landlords and advising internal clients on how best to resolve any dispute.

Education and Qualifications:

College Degree, with solid academic performance. JD degree from an accredited college or university and good standing in at least one state bar. 1-3 years of practice experience at a law firm and/or in an in-house setting. Experience drafting contract documents considered a plus. Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills. Ability to work independently and efficiently manage a large volume of varied work.

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Our Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401K Plan
  • Health & Flexible Savings Account
  • Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans
  • Educational Assistance Plan
  • Identity Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance

Windstream CIB Statement:

Connecting people in a world of infinite possibilities. Windstream cultivates a workplace culture where innovation and belonging are the cornerstones of our success. We are dedicated to empowering every member of our team to contribute their unique talents and perspectives, fostering an environment where creativity and innovation flourish. Together, we strive to build a more welcoming and connected future, both within our organization and in the broader community we serve.

Our Employee Resource Groups:

  • WinVets – Veteran Employee Resource Group
  • WOW – Women Employee Resource Group
  • WINPRIDE – LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group
  • WBPN – Black Professional Resource Group
  • WARG – Ability Resource Group
  • LaFamilia –Hispanic Resource Group
  • AAPI - Asian American Pacific Islander Resource Group

Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.

Actual base pay for this job will depend on the candidate's primary work location and other factors, such as relevant skills and experience.

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