Employer: Nelson Mullins
Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: February 3, 2023

1.23.1 – Nelson Mullins is seeking a Communications Associate to join its Communications group in the Washington, DC office. As an AmLaw100 firm, this will offer a unique opportunity to a lateral associate who wants to be part of a dynamic and growing team.

A Day in the Life
With at least 4 years of experience, you have a background in communications and technology law and policy. As part of the team in Washington, DC, you will work with colleagues and a diverse array of clients on:

• drafting pleadings and advocating at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and state public utility commissions;
• advising clients on federal Universal Service Fund programs and contributions, including representation in audits, investigations and enforcement;
• developing products with consideration of regulatory classification and associated opportunities, risks and burdens;
• creating consumer facing agreements and policies, including terms and conditions, privacy policies, transparency statements and accessibility policies
• preparing and prosecuting applications before the FCC, USAC and state public utility commissions;
• negotiating and drafting of communications, IoT and technology contracts;
• seeking authorization for mergers, acquisitions and other transactions from state public utility commissions, the FCC and other Executive Branch agencies; and
• litigation and dispute resolution involving communications-related matters.

All candidates are asked to submit the following application materials online at https://careers-nelsonmullins.icims.com/jobs/3239/communications-associate/job :

• Cover letter
• Resume
• Copy of law school transcript
• Writing samples

We Know You
As part of our team, you will have a high degree of responsibility in counseling clients on legal, policy, compliance and emerging technology matters. You have experience in communications and consumer protection matters, including regulatory proceedings before the FCC, USAC, state commissions and state attorneys general. You have a keen interest in communications and technology issues, and you work well independently or as part of a team, depending on the nature of the matter. You have excellent academic credentials with strong writing, analytical, and communications skills. You are a member of the DC Bar or eligible to be admitted to the DC Bar.