pdvWireless, Inc. is an enabler of next generation private networks custom designed to our customers specifications. As the largest holder of licensed spectrum in the 900 MHz band, pdvWireless’s spectrum offers nationwide coverage throughout the contiguous United States, Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. Leveraging our spectrum, we strive to enable secure and private broadband networks to address the growing and unmet needs of critical infrastructure and enterprise customers. Our chairman and our CEO co-founded Nextel Communications and have over 60 years of combined experience in telecom operations and creative spectrum initiatives. pdvWireless is headquartered in Woodland Park, NJ.

Summary:

The General Counsel provides legal services, guidance and counsel to the Company’s Board of Directors and senior leadership group. The General Counsel will have direct responsibility for all legal matters affecting the Company and will be responsible for the development and execution of the legal strategy that supports the Company’s business plans.

Responsibilities:

In this role, the General Counsel will be responsible for providing proactive, forward-thinking guidance in a fast-paced environment. He/she will provide effective advice on the implementation of Company strategies, manage the legal function, develop internal governance policies, oversee the work of outside counsel and manage the impact of external factors. The General Counsel will lead a business focused legal function, contributing to the strategy of the business and driving performance. He/she will provide advice on and negotiate complex legal and business transactions. The General Counsel will proactively counsel and support members of senior management and various departments on a variety of issues, and draft, review, negotiate and interpret a wide variety of agreements. He/she will have an influence on the overall activities of the business. The General Counsel will help project and analyze the likely outcomes, including the long-term impact on the business strategy.

The General Counsel will spearhead the preparation and review of SEC filings, annual and quarterly earnings announcements, investor presentations, press releases, and other public announcements. He/she provides legal and compliance advice on public company requirements, including SEC/NASDAQ reporting, Sarbanes-Oxley and corporate governance obligations. The General Counsel mentors, leads and manages an internal legal team, and he/she will influence, evaluate and effectively manage outside legal counsel services and expert advisors. The General Counsel will advise Human Resources on employment law to ensure statutory and regulatory compliance. He/ she will maintain responsibility for and manage all aspects of the corporate compliance function and will provide oversight of regulatory issues.

Qualifications:

To be successful in this role, a candidate must have a JD degree from an accredited law school and be licensed to practice law and in good standing in at least one state with 10+ years of relevant commercial/product legal experience. In-house experience at a public company or partner-level experience in a law firm is preferred.

A successful candidate must have a deep knowledge of the law and regulations, negotiating skills, strong interpersonal and presentation skills, along with the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with senior business leaders in a clear, concise, and proactive manner. Solid commercial contracts experience, preferably in the telecommunications sector, with proven expertise leading and negotiating complex deals is required. He/she must be buiness savvy on a range of issues and strategies, and must not shy away from tough complex projects.

At pdvWireless, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture. Those who, are self-directed learners and have the drive to make a difference are invited to apply.

To apply to this opportunity, please send your resume to: careers@pdvwireless.com.

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