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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.

This success is the result of our employees' diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels close collaboration and ongoing innovation.

Join the Lam Research team, where you can write your own success story. Come help us solve our customers' toughest problems and be part of a company that plays a vital role in the future of electronics.

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Director, Corporate Counsel

Date: Mar 5, 2018

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

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Job Title

Director, Corporate Legal

Position Type

Regular Full Time

Work Location

Fremont, California

The Company








Lam Research is a global supplier of innovative wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry. As a trusted, collaborative partner to the world’s leading semiconductor companies, we combine superior systems engineering capability, technology leadership, and unwavering commitment to customer success to help chip makers produce smaller, faster, and better performing devices. 

Responsibilities for the position we are seeking to fill include:

  • Negotiate, prepare and oversee complex transactions including mergers, acquisitions, multi-national agreements, financing agreements, joint developments, collaborations, and technology transfers in a cross- functional, team oriented environment
  • Provide strategic support and partnership to various corporate functions, including Strategic Development, Corporate Marketing and Finance
  • Provide timely and effective legal advice on a wide variety of corporate, intellectual property licensing and commercial legal issues
  • Sporadic domestic and international travel

Essential Skills

You must:

  • Have excellent oral and written English-language skills, so that you can make effective, succinct presentations to senior leaders on complex matters and can create high quality documents
  • Interact successfully with other business groups to achieve corporate objectives
  • Work independently with limited supervision
  • Select and manage internal resources and outside counsel
  • Be creative, innovative, accessible and approachable
  • Manage projects and be responsible for delivering tasks to budget
  • Work hard and be nice



  • J.D. or equivalent from an excellent law school 
  • California bar membership
  • 9+ years of experience
  • Experience in the life sciences or genomics is desirable
  • Foreign language skills are a plus
  • Technical or engineering background is a plus
  • Candidates of diverse backgrounds encouraged


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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