Assistant General Counsel, Litigation and Government Regulatory Compliance
Seagate Technology LLC
Location: Fremont, California
Type: Full Time
Telecommuting is allowed.
About our group:
Seagate’s Legal, Government Relations and Global Trust & Security Team is represented by a team of diverse, dynamic, and motivated attorneys and other professionals located in our offices around the globe, practicing cross-functionally in a variety of legal, government relations and security specialties.
To grow our team, we are looking for an experienced litigation attorney to join the Litigation Group within Seagate’s Legal, Government Relations and Global Trust & Security Team. This is a great opportunity to join Seagate’s fantastic in-house legal team and work on challenging and cutting-edge legal issues that require creative and proactive advice and client support. For this role, we are looking for a lawyer who has about 8-12 years of experience representing technology companies. Candidates should have strong litigation management experience, working at a high level across a variety of jurisdictions and subject matter areas. Candidates should have experience as people managers. Government regulatory compliance experience also would be very valuable for this role.
About the role - you will:
Handle a wide variety of litigation and arbitration matters, including patent, trade secret, copyright, trademark, licensing, contracts, class actions, antitrust, competition law, trade regulation and export controls, securities and shareholder claims, insurance, environmental, data privacy and cybersecurity, real estate, and other business disputes in the United States and foreign jurisdictions
Lead and manage complex litigation and arbitration matters and other disputes, develop strategies to resolve them in the best interests of the company, and work with the legal team and company executives to ensure these strategies align with business goals
Lead and manage other matters involving potential legal risk to the company, including internal investigations, government investigations, subpoenas, third party demand letters, indemnification requests, and business disputes that have not yet resulted in filed litigation
Assist our team in resolving disputes before any litigation has been filed and provide ongoing counseling and legal advice to minimize risk to the company
Manage and lead teams of lawyers, paralegals, and other professionals, with the ability to attract, develop and retain talent and help us grow the best team
Locations for this position:
• Fremont, CA. Longmont, CO. Normandale, MN. • We would also consider remote work from other locations in the right situation.
Fremont: Our Gold LEED-certified Fremont product-design campus drives innovation, bringing together a diverse set of engineering, design, operations, support and administrative teams. The site is equipped with state-of-the-art clean room and lab space. Wellness programs, gaming rooms and the on-site fitness center help round out and balance your Seagate work-life experience, along with opportunities to give back to our local community.
Longmont: Our Longmont product-design campus is nestled against the foothills with exceptional views of the Rocky Mountains. Our 1,500+ employees enjoy an active on-site experience from sporting activities (get in a few laps at lunch on our 1-mile walking path around campus, play ping-pong or volleyball, or stop in our 24- hour fitness center for a group or individual workout) to community service and many employee resource groups including Pride!, Women’s Leadership Network and a Young Professionals Network.
Normandale: Our Normandale campus spans two suburbs, Edina and Bloomington, and serves as the Recording Head development and manufacturing arm of Seagate. Located in the heart of a bustling community, Seagate offers an on-site café, or if you prefer, you can drive to one of many restaurants just minutes away. If working out is your thing, the on-site fully equipped fitness center hosts wellness programs, outdoor activities, tournaments and group workouts. Looking for something more laid back? Reset in one of our meditation rooms, or simply take a walk around our indoor walking path. On-site cultural festivals, celebrations and community volunteer opportunities also abound.
Location: Longmont, United States, Fremont, USA, Research Center, Normandale, United States, Remote United States Travel: Up to 10%
Ability to develop legal strategies, foster teamwork and collaboration, and drive results
Ability to retain and manage outside counsel, experts, consultants and other vendors
Ability to operate within a budget and work creatively to manage costs and maximize efficiency
Ability to negotiate settlements and other legal agreements
Organized, hard-working and highly professional, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment, manage numerous projects simultaneously without compromising attention to details, and exercise sound judgment
Ability to communicate professionally and effectively, write clearly and concisely, and manage people and tasks to deadline
Ability and desire to help the team live our company values of Integrity, Inclusion and Innovation
Confidence to present in front of company executives
Excellent written and oral communication skills and a team-oriented approach are a must
Your experience includes:
Litigation attorney or government regulatory practice, either at a law firm or a public company in-house legal department
Strong substantive experience with litigation, arbitration, mediation, and investigations.
Litigation management experience, working at a high level across a variety of jurisdictions and subject matter areas
Experience as a people manager
Government regulatory experience in one or more of the following areas: compliance matters, enforcement, or investigations involving antitrust, competition law, securities, international trade, export controls, anti-corruption laws, reviews of foreign investments, cybersecurity, data breach and data privacy
Good standing in the bar(s) where licensed to practice law, with a preference for licensure in California, Colorado or Minnesota
About UsWith more than four decades of storage innovation, Seagate empowers humanity to thrive in the data age and helps people and businesses navigate the ever-expanding data landscape. We craft precision-engineered, cutting-edge solutions that help the world store and manage exponential data growth.Seagate is powered by our talented, passionate, and diverse workforce of 40,000 employees across the globe who embody our core values: integrity, innovation, and inclusion. Striving towards excellence every single day, we show up with these values for our customers, business partners, shareholders, and communities alike.Join us and get inspired to make a difference in the datasphere!Seagate provides an environment where equal opportunity is available to all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, ethnic or national origin, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (which includes pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, perceived or actual religious c...reed or political opinion, military and veteran status, taking or requesting statutorily protected leave, taking or requesting a reasonable accommodation for a protected basis, or other basis protected by applicable law. Company-sponsored training, education, degree assistance, and social and recreational programs are also included. EEO is the Law Poster, EEO is the Law Supplement Poster, & OFCCP Pay Transparency Provision Information.