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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.

Corporate Counsel 5

Date: Aug 5, 2020

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About Lam….


Together we move the Atoms that move the World:

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.

Job Responsibilities

This role, a US-based member of the Global Legal Services team, is responsible for direct and indirect supply chain agreements, supporting the purchase of materials, parts, and professional services; 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 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


Other Job Responsibilities

The successful candidate will have:
•    Demonstrated expert knowledge and command of commercial and outsourcing law, with a minimum of five years practice in a US state preferably in either a law firm or in a responsible in-house position
•    Demonstrated experience and strength with contract drafting and negotiation
•    Highly effective team player who can implement a shared vision, energize others, challenge the status quo and drive change within the organizations
•    Strong process experience & orientation organized and results-oriented
•    Have excellent English oral and written communication skills, and the ability to discuss and explain complex technical and legal matters with legal and non-legal business partners/stakeholders 
•    Create high quality documents--similar skills in Chinese, Korean or Japanese language would be a plus
•    Be able to work successfully across time zones and cultures to support significant international operations and coordinate with remote resources
•    Partner successfully with other business groups to achieve corporate objectives
•    Successfully work and manage in a highly matrixed environment
•    Be adept at balancing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
•    Work independently with limited supervision
•    Be creative, innovative, accessible and approachable
•    Work hard and be nice while exercising influence and authority when appropriate; must play well with others. A good sense of humor will certainly help
•    Experience supporting materials and other direct sourcing will also be considered
•    Experience in real estate or construction law will also be considered

Minimum Qualification

The successful candidate will model our Core Values: Achievement, Honesty and Integrity, Innovation and Continuous Improvement, Mutual Trust and Respect, Open Communication, Ownership and Accountability, Teamwork, and Think: Customer, Company, Individual.  In addition, he or she will have the following qualifications:
•    J.D. or equivalent from a top law school 
•    Bar membership; Oregon or California bar membership preferred
•    5+ years of experience, including significant experience providing legal support for a multinational company
•    Strong contracts, process experience, antitrust, and ethics and compliance knowledge
•    Background or experience in the semiconductor equipment and/or semiconductor industry is a plus
•    Technical or engineering background is a plus
•    Ability to work in a digitized environment (such as contract authoring tools etc. )
•    Candidates of diverse backgrounds encouraged





More About Us ….


Our work is everywhere you look – even if you can’t actually see it. Lam Research goes deeper than software or chips to the heart of the process that enables chip creation. So if you want to help power the components that empower everything, join us.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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