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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.

Lam Research - a company where successful people want to work.

Director, Corporate Counsel

Date: Jul 28, 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







Position Overview

Together we move the Atoms that move the World

“… We're on the cusp of one of the most exciting periods in the technology industry, and the semiconductor roadmap, the silicon device, and the industry of capital equipment. Lam Research, specifically, is right at the center of making that possible.” -Martin Anstice, CEO Lam Research
Imagine working on the front lines of innovation! As one of the semiconductor industry’s leading suppliers of wafer fabrication equipment and services, our technology depends on finding and hiring the best and the brightest employees. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth.  

Lam Research - where successful people want to work:

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. This is truly a rare opportunity.  Lam Research is a market leader where our core values are not just words on the back of your badge. Given the criticality of this role to Lam Research’s success, this philosophy starts with you.  


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






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