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Lumen Associate General Counsel - M&A and Corporate Transactions, Remote in WORKS FROM HOME,

About Lumen

Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at news.lumen.com, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

The Role

Reporting to the Assistant General Counsel, this role is a primary legal contact for the Corporate Development and Treasury departments. This is a critical role that provides counsel to Lumen senior management and executives on high-profile transactions. The position will directly support the SVPs of Corporate Development and Treasury and will have constant contact with numerous business leaders across Lumen, including Tax and Accounting, and will have occasional contact with Lumen executives and Board of Directors.

The Main Responsibilities

  • Lead or provide significant legal support to the Corporate Development team on transactions (mergers/acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and minority investments) and deal management including drafting and negotiating NDAs, letters of intent and definitive transaction agreements, performing due diligence, and conducting all pre- and post-closing transactional activities

  • Lead or provide significant legal support to the Treasury team on large capital market issuances ($1B+) and debt compliance matters. Negotiation and preparation of documentation including indentures, notes, credit agreements, collateral agreements, annual compliance certificates, etc.

  • Provide general support and advice to the business on corporate structure, subsidiary management and internal/affiliate transactions and restructurings.

  • Manage outside counsel and paralegal team as necessary

  • Drafting board resolutions and corporate governance instruments for approval of corporate transactions

  • Assist with special corporate projects as assigned

  • Develop strong working relationships across the company with senior management, cross-functional peers and other business stakeholders, including those in Tax, Treasury, Accounting and Regulatory departments, as well as external advisers (accountants, bankers, consultants and outside counsel)

  • Provide legal counsel to the corporation; assess and effectively manage legal risk; conduct legal analyses; negotiate legal transactions; and advise and collaborate with peers and business units, including their senior leaders, on strategy and potential legal solutions

What We Look For in a Candidate

  • Keen interest and enjoyment of complex corporate transactions

  • Someone who relishes the opportunity to work in a high paced environment on some of the largest corporate transactions occurring in Colorado that have national and international implications; working along with, and negotiating against, the most sophisticated legal and investment banking advisors in the country

  • An appreciation for drafting and negotiating transactional documents

  • Detail oriented

  • Ability to produce work product that demonstrates advanced skills in the following areas: (i) subject matter expertise, (ii) analysis and creativity, (iii) oral and written communications and advocacy, and (iv) client management and acceptance

  • Ability to efficiently manage a high volume of complex and critical work with urgency and with limited supervision

  • Proactively identify issues and suggests and implements solutions

  • J.D. degree and licensed to practice law by the State Bar in the state where the attorney is located

  • Generally, 10+ years of relevant legal experience preferred, not required

  • Experience in advising all levels of the organization, including senior level executives and is comfortable handling projects independently, directly, and in a solutions-oriented manner

  • Experience in securities, including corporate governance, SEC and stock exchange compliance & SEC filings (10-K, 10-Q, 8-K) a plus

What to Expect Next

Based on your job application information you may be given the opportunity to complete a video interview immediately after applying. This will include a set of questions for you to record a response to in addition to Game Challenges. Completion of this video interview is a requirement in order to be considered for our open position. Now not a good time? No worries, we will also send you an email with a link to complete the video interview. We strongly recommend that you complete this within 5 days of your application date.

Requisition #: 296879

When applying for a position, you may be subject to a background screen (criminal records check, motor vehicle report, and/or drug screen), depending on the requirements for the position. Job-related concerns noted in the background screen may disqualify you from the new position or your current role. Background results will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

NOTE: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Disclaimer

The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

Salary Range

Salary Min $115740 Salary Max $257280

This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.

This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive.

To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. We’re able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

As part of our comprehensive benefits package, Lumen offers a broad range of Health, Life, Voluntary Lifestyle and other benefits and perks that enhance your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing. You can learn more by visiting https://lumenbenefits.com.

Note: For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreement provisions.

Salary Range

Salary Min :

115740

Salary Max :

257280

This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.

This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. (https://jobs.lumen.com/global/en/compensation-information) We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

As part of our comprehensive benefits package, Lumen offers a broad range of Health, Life, Voluntary Lifestyle and other benefits and perks that enhance your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing. You can learn more by clicking here. (https://centurylinkbenefits.com)

Note: For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreement provisions.

Salary Range

Salary Min :

115740

Salary Max :

257280

This information reflects the base salary pay range for this job based on current national market data. Ranges may vary based on the job's location. We offer competitive pay that varies based on individual experience, qualifications and other relevant factors. We encourage you to apply to positions that you are interested in and for which you believe you are qualified. To learn more, you are welcome to discuss with us as you move through the selection process.

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