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Corporate - General Attorney / Litigation - General Attorney in San Rafael, CA

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Company name

Autodesk Inc

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - General
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


San Rafael, CA

Date Last Verified

Oct 01,2018

Posted on

Feb 09,2018

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Corporate Counsel, Litigation and Compliance The candidate will represent the company and provide global support in intellectual property disputes, commercial litigation, and regulatory investigations and inquiries. Will work closely with outside counsel, our in-house legal team, and other business leaders throughout the company, help manage and support fact and expert discovery, law and motion practice, case strategy and trial preparation, and alternative dispute resolution. Report to firm’s Director of Compliance and Litigation. Coordinating and supporting all aspects of IP litigation, commercial disputes, and regulatory investigations. Managing e-discovery systems and processes. Conducting early case assessment, developing dispute resolution strategies, and working with outside counsel to manage lawsuits arising from unresolved third-party disputes. Responding to legal process such as subpoenas, court orders, search warrants, and other legal and regulatory inquiries. Helping to develop and implement proactive processes, policies and procedures to ensure compliance with global laws and regulations in a variety of subject areas, including anti-corruption, competition, revenue-recognition, conflict of interest, and export control and trade compliance. Investigating allegations of noncompliance, and helping to drive remedial and preventive action as necessary. Monitoring updates to laws and regulations – as well as changes to firm’s product lines and business models – to ensure compliance with applicable requirements. Developing new policies and procedures, online and in-person training programs, and smart and practical guidance for our global business teams. Working collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders, including legal colleagues, senior management, Human Resources, and Audit & Advisory Services, to implement and enhance firm’s Global Litigation and Legal Compliance Programs.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have 5+ years of corporate law experience, including directly relevant litigation experience. Practice at a major law firm is strongly preferred, and prior in-house experience is desirable. Experience overseeing or advising on e-discovery and records management is essential. Broad knowledge of commercial disputes and experience in setting case strategy, managing discovery process, and managing mediation/arbitration and trials is essential. Experience with regulatory and/or internal investigations, and in building, implementing and monitoring effective compliance programs is preferred. California Bar admission in good standing is required. Experience in the software industry is desirable as is a willingness to travel occasionally. Should be problem solver and enjoy handling multiple issues at once. Should have strong communication and interview skills, are level headed and can show empathy in difficult situations. Should have strong, practical legal and analytical skills. Should have substantial experience managing major litigations – researching and writing case-deciding briefs; participating in depositions, hearings and trials; working with expert witnesses and consultants; supervising teams of junior attorneys, support staff, and vendors.

Additional info

Requisition: 18WD26826

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Autodesk Inc
111 McInnis Parkway
San Rafael, CA 94903