OVERVIEW: Specialized seeks a highly-motivated commercial attorney to handle, negotiate, and draft high level commercial agreements and other (international, cross border, intellectual property, labor, supply, distribution, etc.) agreements; advise and implement practices to ensure a consistent level of company performance concerning legal matters; and proactively manage a broad range of matters (contracts, commercial, international, cross border, intellectual property, labor, litigation) as a trusted advisor and business partner across all levels of the organization.
LOCATION: The position will be based in Morgan Hill, CA. (roughly 20 miles south of San Jose)
EXPERIENCE: The successful candidate will have 5-8 years of general corporate/commercial legal experience, including substantial experience drafting and negotiating commercial agreements of all kinds. Some experience with employment matters is a plus. Law firm training plus in-house experience is preferred.
QUALIFICATIONS: Member in good standing of any state bar, and eligible for in-house counsel status, if required. J.D. from a top law school and top 20% of graduating class. Ability to work independently as well as part of regional and global teams.
Internal Number: O-2104083
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