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Assistant General Counsel

Company: Arcadian Infracom
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Assistant General Counsel
Fast moving, growth-stage company seeks an attorney with well-honed legal, business, and interpersonal skills. The right team member will be welcomed into a collegial environment of experienced professionals who are developing and building internet fiber backbone infrastructure at a national scale. Arcadian has as its customers the world's largest global technology companies and has as its financial partner one of the largest global investors with a long-term view of investment timelines. The Arcadian team operates in an authentic and carefully fostered environment combining operational and financial discipline, a focus on broad value creation, and a deeply held commitment to creating scaled social impact through purposeful execution.

The Role
The Assistant General Counsel will work responsibly, efficiently, and resourcefully with the General Counsel and others in the legal department to provide high caliber work product and legal advice in furtherance of the company's purpose and goals. Interfacing directly with company leaders and other team members, they will serve as a trusted advisor and business partner tasked with understanding business objectives, providing thought leadership on strategic matters, executing on tactical operational details, and thinking creatively to find balanced solutions to achieve optimal outcomes. The work will be varied and challenging, offering a unique opportunity for exposure to an array of legal, business, and technical areas that would be tough to match in other inhouse legal departments.

- -Review, draft, and negotiate complex commercial and governmental contracts and other legal documentation with customers, suppliers, partners, and other third parties
- -Analyze relevant laws, regulations, and risk factors to provide timely, balanced, solution-based advice
- -Assist with resolution of disputes and claims as they arise
- -Provide guidance regarding and oversight of compliance and administrative activities stemming from the company's operations in various jurisdictions
- -Serve as a business thought partner to business leaders and team members

- -Law degree from ABA-accredited law school and membership in good standing of the Missouri state bar
- -Minimum of 5 years of relevant legal practice experience
- -Meaningful experience reviewing, drafting, and negotiating commercial contracts
- -Direct experience in any of the following areas is a plus: internet/telecom technology contracts, government contracts (federal/tribal/state/local), commercial litigation, risk management/insurance, public utility regulation, real property and land use laws, supply chain contracts, construction contracts and claims

Success Attributes
- -Commitment to personal and professional integrity and respect for others
- -Roll-up your sleeves attitude and low-ego approach
- -Passion for lifelong learning, growth, and development
- -Strong analytical, communication, and legal "project management" skills
- -Ability and desire to innovate, try new things, and creatively explore novel solutions to legal and business challenges
- -Professional and respectful approach to diversity of thought, action, identity, and attributes
- -Flexible and nimble; comfortable with ambiguity and change
- -Skilled in working effectively with remote team members
- -Highly resourceful, responsible, and resilient

At Arcadian, we want to empower and inspire employees to do the best work of their lives! So, when it comes to benefits, Arcadian's are top-notch. Equity ownership. Competitive compensation. Incredibly generous and comprehensive health care coverages. Flexible remote work opportunities. PTO. Personal development. Scaled social impact.

The Arcadian Business and Purpose
Arcadian Infracom designs, constructs, and operates long-haul fiber and other internet infrastructure solutions to add resiliency, capacity and small market access to the internet backbone. Arcadian serves a focused group of scaled communications ecosystem customers-ranging from global-scale tech companies to local communications service providers. With a foundation built on a first-of-its-kind partnership with the Navajo Nation, the Arcadian team develops innovative partnerships with rural and Tribal communities to stretch the core internet backbone through previously bypassed communities to improve their broadband access. Arcadian creates unique infrastructure solutions for our customers, financial value for our shareholders, and economic development opportunities for our rural and Tribal community and rights-of-way partners.

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Arcadian is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Keywords: Arcadian Infracom, St. Louis , Assistant General Counsel, Legal , Saint Louis, Missouri

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