*The anticipated base salary range for this position is noted above, however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills and experience.
Internal Number: 7489
Verisign helps enable the security, stability, and resiliency of the internet. We are a trusted provider of internet infrastructure services for the networked world and deliver unmatched performance in domain name system (DNS) services.
We are a mission focused, values driven company where each individual can contribute to building a stronger, more secure internet. We offer a dynamic and flexible work environment with competitive benefits and the ability to grow your career.
Seeking a senior attorney to serve in the position of Director and Senior Corporate Counsel reporting to the Senior Director and Senior Corporate Counsel and the Vice President and Associate General Counsel.
Draft, negotiate and advise on a variety of complex commercial agreements (e.g., inbound and outbound technology licenses, service agreements, co-marketing and co-branding agreements and software and SaaS agreements)
Provide strategic legal advice to the Law Department and senior business unit leaders regarding Verisign’s registry, product and marketing businesses. The Director role will advise on contract interpretation and risk, policies and regulations related to Verisign’s registry business, new product initiatives, advertising content and agreements, customer contract issues and marketing programs
Understand and leverage internal and external resources to ensure compliance with U.S. and international laws and regulations related to Verisign’s products and advertising, as well as Verisign’s top level domain registry operations
Ensure members of the Law Department are apprised of material developments and matters on a timely basis
Operate in an open and collaborative manner as a “team player”
Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required:
J.D. or equivalent degree from an accredited law school
10+ years of legal experience, preferably with some time spent in an in-house legal role in a technology/internet field
Experience drafting complex commercial agreements and leading negotiations, with an emphasis on technology licensing
Experience supporting the development and launch of new products and services
Experience reviewing technical presentations, whitepapers, marketing materials and regulatory and compliance-related communications a plus
Demonstrated aptitude to quickly absorb and apply new information and function as a trusted legal advisor with direct interaction with senior management
Receptive to review of and edits to work product
Must be admitted to the Virginia bar or eligible for admission as a Virginia Corporate Counsel
Personal Traits and Attributes:
Excellent attention to detail, superior oral and written communication skills, well-honed analytical and project management skills and the ability to provide effective and practical advice
Self-motivated team player with the ability to drive projects, identify and resolve issues and earn the confidence and cooperation of business leaders and legal colleagues
Able to multi-task, remain highlight organized and work independently in a fast-paced environment and to interface with all levels of management
This position is based in our Reston, VA office and offers a flexible, hybrid work schedule.
The pay range is $188,500-$255,100.
The anticipated base salary range for this position is noted above, however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills and experience.
Verisign is an equal opportunity employer. That means we recruit, hire, compensate, train, promote, transfer, and administer all terms and conditions of employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected categories under applicable law.
Verisign enables the security, stability, and resiliency of key internet infrastructure and services, including providing root zone maintainer services, operating two of the 13 global internet root servers, and providing registration services and authoritative resolution for the .com and .net top-level domains, which support the majority of global e-commerce.