Success Starts Here

As a leading global supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry, Lam Research develops innovative solutions that help our customers build smaller, faster, and more power-efficient devices.

We are a company comprised of people who work hard, deliver outstanding results and maintain a sense of humor during even the most challenging times. Our success results from our employees' diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels close collaboration and ongoing innovation. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth.

Join the Lam Research team, where you can play a vital role in the future of electronics and write your own success story.

Corporate Counsel 5

Date:  Nov 19, 2023

Batu Kawan, Penang, MY

Req ID:  179205

Job Responsibilities

This role, an Asia-based member of the Global Legal Services team, is responsible for direct and indirect supply chain agreements, and purchase of materials, parts, and professional services regionally and globally; drafting and negotiation; ensuring compliance with laws and Lam’s corporate polices. Responsibilities for the position we are seeking to fill include:

  • Negotiate, prepare, and draft complex direct and indirect materials and services purchasing, warehousing, logistics, and collaboration agreements
  • Advise supply chain and other business units to achieve business objectives while protecting Lam’s confidential information and intellectual property rights 
  • Provide strategic and transaction support and partnership to management and operations in support of company vision and other objectives
  • Contribute to and assist in developing and delivering training, communications, playbooks, contract templates, processes and procedures for providing effective and efficient legal support
  • Provide timely and effective legal advice on a wide variety of corporate and commercial legal issues, including but not limited to commercial, intellectual property, data security and privacy, antitrust, environmental, health and safety, and product safety laws
  • Provide timely general legal support as assigned
  • Monitor and communicate legal developments, follow up or escalate as applicable to ensure business has process to comply; monitor, communicate, and follow up on such developments
  • Interpret and communicate requirements to business units under identified company policies
  • Domestic and international travel may be required

Minimum Qualifications

  • J.D. or equivalent from a top law school 
  • Bar membership or equivalent Malaysia licensure; UK, California or other US state bar membership preferred
  • A minimum of 7 years licensed practice in a law firm or a responsible in-house position, including significant experience providing legal support for a multinational company
  • Strong knowledge of the common law principles, Malaysian commercial law and practices, CISG and jurisdictions would be a plus
  • Demonstrated experience and strength with contract drafting and negotiation, in particular in direct materials purchasing agreements
  • Well-rounded understanding of antitrust, supply chain regulatory compliance, and ethics and compliance regulations, policies and processes
  • Background or experience in the semiconductor industry is a plus

Preferred Qualifications

  • Have excellent English spoken and written communication skills, and the ability to create high quality documents and discuss and explain complex technical and legal matters with legal and non-legal business partners; similar skills in Bahasa Malay required; other languages and dialects a plus
  • Have a strong process experience & orientation, be organized and results-oriented
  • Be adept at balancing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment 
  • Be fluent with MSOffice tools, and confident working with documents in a digitized environment   
  • Be able to work independently with limited supervision, across time zones and cultures to support significant international operations and coordinate with remote resources, in a highly matrixed environment
  • Be a highly effective team player who can implement a shared vision, energize others, challenge the status quo and drive change within the organizations
  • Have a roll-up your sleeves attitude, be creative, innovative, concise, accessible and approachable
  • Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged


Our Commitment


We believe it is important for every person to feel valued, included, and empowered to achieve their full potential. By bringing unique individuals and viewpoints together, we achieve extraordinary results.

Lam Research ("Lam" or the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer. Lam is committed to and reaffirms support of equal opportunity in employment and non-discrimination in employment policies, practices and procedures on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. It is the Company's intention to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees.

We Look Forward to Your Application

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