Corporate Counsel – Litigation

$178,500 - $241,400 yearly
  • T-Mobile
  • Multiple Locations
  • May 05, 2023
Full time Legal Telecommunications

Job Description

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T-Mobile is synonymous with innovation–and you could be part of the team that disrupted an entire industry! We reinvented customer service, brought real 5G to the nation, and now we’re shaping the future of technology in wireless and beyond. Our work is as exciting as it is rewarding, so consider the career opportunity below as your invitation to grow with us, make big things happen with us, above all, #BEYOU with us. Together, we won’t stop!

At T-Mobile, we strongly encourage everyone, including people of color, veterans, military spouses, individuals with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, and parents to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome everyone to our team. If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know by emailing or calling 1-844-873-9500. Please note, this contact channel is not a means to apply for or inquire about a position and we are unable to respond to non-accommodation related requests.

T-Mobile has consistently been recognized as a Best Place to Work thanks to our crew of diverse, multi-talented self-starters who are ready to go go go… And T-Mobile is recognized as a best place to work for LGBTQ employees by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index five years in a row. A designated Military Friendly Employer by Military Friendly for eleven years running. And with a 100% score on the Disability Equality Index, our diversity across gender, race and ideas drives us forward.

Corporate Counsel, Litigation is a key member of T-Mobile’s legal organization, working on novel and complex business and legal issues and designing case strategy to deliver on T-Mobile’s Un-carrier commitment. This attorney will manage network-oriented litigation matters focusing mainly on real estate and landlord disputes. This attorney will also work cross-functionally with colleagues across T-Mobile’s legal and government affairs groups to deliver sound, timely, and actionable legal advice to business clients throughout the company.

What you’ll do in your role.

  • Case management, including selection and management of outside counsel, working with outside counsel on setting and managing litigation budgets, preparing pleadings, briefs, and other filings, developing, and implementing case and settlement strategy, managing discovery, and preparing matters for trial.
  • Advising internal clients and business executives on legal and business risks associated with Real Estate and network related issues.
  • Partnering with colleagues and business leaders to align legal strategy with business goals and objectives.
  • Driving departmental initiatives to achieve team goals, drive efficiencies, and better serve the evolving needs of the business and the continued growth of 5G and beyond.

The experience you’ll bring.

  • J.D. or equivalent from an accredited law school, and a member in good standing of a relevant state bar.
  • At least 5 – 10 years of experience handling complex real estate matters at a law firm or as in-house counsel.  Land Use experience is a plus.
  • Exceptional legal writing skills, including drafting and editing complex legal arguments, and outstanding attention to detail.
  • Excellent legal, business, and practical judgment. 
  • Cost-conscious and budget driven.
  • Prior in-house experience preferred.

Personal Characteristics

  • The successful candidate for this position will possess the following attributes:
  • Demonstrated ability to articulate, evaluate, and weigh business and legal risks to deliver practical advice and achieve successful outcomes.
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize competing demands, multiple matters and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully collaborate with other legal and business professionals to deliver outstanding results in an efficient manner.
  • Strong, independent judgment and decision-making abilities.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Customer focus and a bias for action.