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Counsel

Company: Comcast Corporation
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.Job SummaryWe are looking for an In-house Counsel to join the Cable Legal Compliance team. The role will be responsible for providing strategic legal advice and counseling on environmental, sustainability, and ESG-related matters and initiatives on a global basis. This position involves regular interaction with Comcast's leadership and requires the ability to work with considerable automomy. The successful candidate will be a highly skilled, law-firm trained lawyer with significant experience providing regulatory advice in the areas of environmental compliance, sustainability, and/or human rights. This is a front-line role for a confident, proactive, business-minded lawyer with excellent judgment and integrity who can work with colleagues across the organization to drive compliance with all applicable laws and company policies. The position reports to the Deputy General Counsel.Job DescriptionJob Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance and advice to internal stakeholders on environmental, sustainability, and ESG-related matters. - Identify potential risks for mitigation; remain current on relevant laws and regulations, guidelines, and best practices.
  • Partner with EHS, Finance, Procurement and Supply Chain, Product teams, and Global Sustainability to identify climate and environmental risk areas and communicate such risk areas to business partners, along with action plans to address risk and drive compliance with relevant legal requirements.
  • Assist with the development of internal policies and procedures and work cross functionally with Comcast Sustainability, Product, EHS and Finance teams. -
  • Support the Sustainability team with various projects and initiatives that support regulatory compliance, ratings and ranking, and disclosures.
  • Provide legal analysis of legislative, regulatory, and advocacy materials in support of Government Affairs activities, and participate in relevant legal groups in connection with trade associations, serving on advocacy development teams, as needed.
  • Develop and lead training sessions for various business units on environmental and ESG related topics.
  • Assist with developing and deploying processes and procedures to manage third-party/vendor risk across the company, relating to ESG and other risk areas.
  • Perform other compliance program-related duties as needed and assigned.Job Requirements
    • Requires minimum 4-6 years of legal experience at a large firm or corporation in a regulatory role, preferably in the environment, sustainability, and/or ESG space. - -
    • Law Degree from top tier US law school. Top 20% of class and law review strongly preferred. -
    • Knowledge of and experience with US and non-US laws addressing environmental requirements, sustainability, supply chain requirements, and/or human rights regulations, including but not limited to SEC Climate Regulations, California Climate regulations, TSCA, EPA Regulations, EU Directive on Corporate Social Responsibility, EU Regulatory Frameworks, -Human Rights, REACH and RoHS, UK Modern Slavery Act, and related ESG laws and regulations. -
    • Ability to think strategically to analyze and resolve issues proactively, effectively, and efficiently and to build collaborative relationships with senior management, business leaders, Supply Chain, Legal, Sustainability, and others, while managing shifting priorities.
    • Exceptional organizational skills, problem-solving abilities, and attention to detail.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously within a rapidly changing and fast-paced environmental, sustainability, and ESG laws and regulations and is able to translate these regulations into processes and controls for Comcast.
    • Experience in driving regulatory compliance across a public or private company, including tracking, assessing, and ensuring business units understand and have processes in place to remaining compliant with domestic and international ESG regulations. Clear, concise, and persuasive writing, editing, and presentation skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to analyze facts and identify issues, collect data/evidence, draw valid conclusions, and prepare reports.
    • Ability to work effectively with other attorneys, compliance specialists, and business partners, including overseeing and directing work of others. -
    • Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and handle a diverse and demanding workload in a fast-paced environment with excellent attention to detail. - Ability to operate with minimal supervision and exercise independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
    • Member of a state bar in good standing, with the ability to obtain a limited in-house bar license in Pennsylvania.Employees at all levels are expected to:
      • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
      • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
      • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
      • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
      • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
      • Drive results and growth.
      • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
      • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.Disclaimer:
        • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.EducationJuris DoctorRelevant Work Experience2-5 Years

Keywords: Comcast Corporation, Philadelphia , Counsel, Legal , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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