Intern - Legal
New York, NY 
Posted 5 days ago
Job/Internship Description

Lightpath is one of the largest competitive local exchange carriers in the tri-state area. Weown and operate our infrastructure "from the ground up" by deploying over 20,000 route miles connecting 13,500 on-net/LIT buildings. With a strong portfolio of cutting edge solutions for Internet, WAN, Voice, SD-WAN, Security & Cloud services, we enable Enterprise customers of all sizes the ability to react to new challenges while developing best practices for the future. With Lightpath's continued focus on network excellence and a "customer first" service commitment, we are building a workforce of the best talent that will meet the needs of our customers and reflect the diverse communities we serve.

Job Summary

We are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Legal Intern to join our dynamic legal department at Lightpath. As a Legal Intern, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and contribute to various legal matters and projects within a fast-paced environment. This position offers exposure to a wide range of legal matters, including contracts, litigation and dispute resolution, employment law, compliance, and regulatory issues.

  • Assist in drafting, reviewing, and revising various legal documents, including contracts, agreements, and corporate policies.
  • Conduct legal research on relevant statutes, regulations, and case law to support ongoing projects and initiatives.
  • Assist with the preparation and organization of legal documentation for corporate transactions, such as mergers, acquisitions, and financing rounds.
  • Collaborate with members of the legal team to analyze and assess legal risks associated with business operations and strategic initiatives.
  • Support the implementation and maintenance of compliance programs, including policies, document retention, privacy, and other regulatory requirements.
  • Provide general administrative support to the legal department, such as records management, scheduling meetings, and coordinating communication with external parties.
  • Stay updated on legal developments and industry trends relevant to the technology sector.
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited law school or recent law school graduate.
  • Strong academic background with coursework in contracts, business law, and legal research.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex legal concepts clearly and concisely.
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Proficiency in legal research tools and Microsoft Office Suite.

Lightpath is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

Lightpath collects personal information about its applicants for employment that may include personal identifiers, professional or employment related information, photos, education information and/or protected classifications under federal and state law. This information is collected for employment purposes, including identification, work authorization, FCRA-compliant background screening, human resource administration and compliance with federal, state and local law.

This position is identified as being performed in/or reporting to company operations in New York State. The pay range at the time of posting in the specified locations is $20.00 - $30.00/hour. Pay ranges are supplied in compliance with New York State law. Pay is competitive and based on a number of job-related factors, including skills and experience.


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