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Director And Senior Legal Counsel, Legal

Company name

Western Digital Corporation

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Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


Milpitas, CA

Date Last Verified

Feb 16,2018

Posted on

Jan 02,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Director and Senior Legal Counsel, Legal Essential duties and responsibilities: Provide legal support on all aspects of key strategic relationships for Western Digital’s Silicon Division, including cross-border joint ventures, other collaborations and related financing transactions; Lead and assist in drafting and negotiating complex agreements, including joint venture, collaboration, supply and financing agreements; Execute financing transactions, including secured loan transactions and structured lease financings; Manage corporate governance and administration for joint venture entities; Counsel internal clients on rights, obligations and restrictions under existing agreements, dispute resolution and other legal risks; Coordinate feedback and work with other business functions (operations, technology, finance, tax, communications, etc.) and other subject matter specialists in the legal team; Collaborate with and manage outside counsel on an as-needed basis; Support other members of the legal team and other business functions by serving as a subject matter specialist, including advising on related public disclosures; Assist with developing policies and procedures related to the foregoing; Some international travel might be required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Current member of at least one state bar in good standing. Should have 4+ years of experience working on corporate transactions at a reputable law firm; additional in-house experience is a plus. Significant experience negotiating transactional agreements and managing key aspects of complex corporate transactions. Ability to proactively identify, analyze and resolve issues and provide timely, concise and business-focused legal advice in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Exceptional drafting and presentation skills. Proven team player with strong client service orientation and interpersonal skills. Excellent attention to detail, time management and organizational skills. Experience working with outside counsel and partners in foreign jurisdictions. Japanese language proficiency is a plus.

Additional info

Req ID: JR-9999035553

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Western Digital Corporation
951 Sandisk Dr
Milpitas, CA 95035

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