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Contract Law Attorney in Sunnyvale, CA

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Apr 07, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Sunnyvale, CA, United States
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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General Counsel
Responsibilities: Review, draft and negotiate a wide variety of agreements with most of the focus on sales/customer commercial contracts, supply chain agreements and strategic partnership agreements; Advise and assist with corporate activities, benefits, insurance, privacy, intellectual property, litigation, and other legal matters as required; Stay on top of changing regulations, laws and industry standards and effectively work with a variety of business stakeholders to develop and implement practices and standards that support innovation and growth; Prepare and assist in the completion of all SEC filings; review of all press releases; Ongoing oversight and management of corporate governance and compliance issues; Manage international subsidiaries, inter-company arrangements and foreign compliance; and Help reduce outside counsel usage.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree, with license to practice law in California, and excellent academic record; 10+ years of high-level, relevant experience practicing with a law firm and in-house legal department of a public company; Experience with manufacturing and semiconductor operations including supplier agreements; Experience in working in a start-up environment; Experience with global corporations and managing foreign compliance; Excellent negotiation skills, with ability to keep complex legal negotiations simple and clear; Corporate Secretary experience with extensive Board of Directors and subcommittee interactions; Highly skilled with negotiating and drafting a wide variety of contracts with minimal supervision; Impeccable legal and business judgment and an ability to quickly risk-assess and prioritize; An ability to communicate complex issues, both written and oral, with ease; Ability to self-start, meet deadlines, prioritize, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and work well with change in a fast-paced environment; A collaborative approach with no ego in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment; Strong interpersonal skills.
Preferred Qualifications: 10+ years of experience practicing law in the technology space, including at least 5 years as an in-house attorney in a public company; IPO experience helpful; Experience advising product development, sales, and operational teams on issues including contracts, privacy, data security, intellectual property, and marketing; Excellent presence and proven ability to influence at all levels; Experience with intellectual property and other litigation.

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