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Sony Electronics North America Headquarters in San Diego, CA, is currently looking for an Attorney who will provide legal support for one or more of Sony Electronics' business units, as well as certain corporate functions. The person in this role must be able to provide legal guidance to the business in a manner that facilitates business decisions by explaining potential legal risks commensurate with business opportunities. Successful candidates must be able to quickly build credibility and trust, and effectively communicate legal guidance in a manner readily understood in a corporate environment.
Key job functions include the following:
Evaluating and understanding applicable laws and regulations to develop analysis and solutions to potential legal risks.
Managing outside counsel effectively
Collaborating with various Sony legal and business team members
Managing or assisting with product liability and safety matters
Negotiating and drafting complex legal documents. Agreements may include service contracts, technology and software licenses, marketing and advertising agreements, outsourcing agreements, non-disclosure agreements, sales agreements and distributor and reseller agreements.
Juris Doctorate Degree and Must be active member, in good standing, in the State Bar of California or Admitted to the CA Bar within 90 days of hire
Minimum of 6-8 years of experience with solid understanding of technology and corporate business operations, including consumer products, along with litigation management, product liability/safety, and drafting, negotiating, reviewing and evaluating major contracts
Adept at maneuvering through complex policy, process, transactions and organizational dynamics
Superior verbal/written communications skills and strong negotiation expertise
Ability to gain and keep the trust of others through honesty, integrity and consistent actions
Demonstrated ability to make timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
Capable of working independently with minimal supervision while prioritizing and meeting deadlines
Experience with and ability to anticipate and balance needs of multiple stakeholders
Interpersonal savvy and skilled at relating to diverse groups of people
A strong drive for results and a track record of successfully exceeding goals, even under pressure
Comfortable building networks inside and outside the organization
Action oriented in a manner that demonstrates the ability to take on new opportunities and challenges with a sense of urgency and enthusiasm
Available for occasional domestic and international travel
Excellent computer skills: proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
Sony Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values employees with a broad cross-cultural perspective. We are focused on having a diverse and inclusive environment, great place to work environment in which all feel valued for their contributions, encouraged to participate and supported with feedback. We encourage everyone to respond who believes they are qualified.
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Headquartered in San Diego, Sony Electronics is a leading provider of audio/video electronics and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. Operations include research and development, engineering, sales, marketing, distribution and customer service.
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We are headquartered in San Diego,... with businesses throughout North America. We’re a leading provider of audio/video electronics and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. Our operations include: research and development, engineering, sales, marketing, distribution and customer service. Sony is noted for a wide range of consumer audio/visual products, and portable audio products. Sony is also a leading manufacturer of audio/video technologies for broadcast, live production and B2B applications, and a range of A/V professional products and accessories.
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Sony is an equal opportunity employer.