Corporate Counsel, Legal

Jun 14, 2024
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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The Role:

The AMD Law Department is seeking a highly motivated attorney to join the team supporting AMD’s Technology & Engineering Organization (T&E) and Research & Advanced Development Organization (RAD), reporting to the Director of Legal for T&E and RAD. You will work in a fast-paced, challenging, and rewarding environment where you will primarily support technology and intellectual property transactions, counsel engineering and R&D clients, develop legal guidelines, and collaborate with attorneys and paralegals in support of AMD’s engineering and R&D functions.  

The Person:

  • Ability to work with clients and colleagues in Legal at all levels to achieve a common goal while taking into consideration both legal and business issues.
  • Ability to work independently on complex issues requiring in-depth analysis and evaluation of intangibles.
  • Self-starter who can work as a team with the clients, paralegals, and other attorneys to find creative ways to solve problems to achieve goals for the company.
  • Understands when it is appropriate to escalate issues.
  • Make sound judgments and recommendations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues in Legal.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and prioritize workload and competing priorities.
  • Efficient, effective, and well organized and enjoys learning about cutting-edge technology.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drafting, negotiating, and client counseling related to technology and intellectual property transactions and associated legal issues.
  • Working closely with engineering and R&D professionals to help achieve their business and technical objectives.
  • Reviewing legal issues related to the responsible adoption of artificial intelligence solutions and developing associated legal guidelines.
  • Developing and delivering training to clients regarding legal and compliance issues.
  • Coordinating with various internal functions, including Engineering, R&D, and Finance, in support of business activities.

 

Preferred Experience:

 

  • A junior attorney with 3+ years law firm and/or in-house experience.
  • Experience in technology transactions, artificial intelligence solutions, and intellectual property law.
  • Experience working with various levels from senior leaders to individual contributors in engineering and R&D functions.
  • Experience in the semiconductor or computing industry is preferred.

 

Academic Credentials

Juris Doctorate degree or international equivalent and admission to practice law in a U.S. state.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, or equivalent experience in the semiconductor industry is preferred.

 

Location

Austin, TX

 

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At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

The Role:

The AMD Law Department is seeking a highly motivated attorney to join the team supporting AMD’s Technology & Engineering Organization (T&E) and Research & Advanced Development Organization (RAD), reporting to the Director of Legal for T&E and RAD. You will work in a fast-paced, challenging, and rewarding environment where you will primarily support technology and intellectual property transactions, counsel engineering and R&D clients, develop legal guidelines, and collaborate with attorneys and paralegals in support of AMD’s engineering and R&D functions.  

The Person:

  • Ability to work with clients and colleagues in Legal at all levels to achieve a common goal while taking into consideration both legal and business issues.
  • Ability to work independently on complex issues requiring in-depth analysis and evaluation of intangibles.
  • Self-starter who can work as a team with the clients, paralegals, and other attorneys to find creative ways to solve problems to achieve goals for the company.
  • Understands when it is appropriate to escalate issues.
  • Make sound judgments and recommendations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues in Legal.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and prioritize workload and competing priorities.
  • Efficient, effective, and well organized and enjoys learning about cutting-edge technology.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drafting, negotiating, and client counseling related to technology and intellectual property transactions and associated legal issues.
  • Working closely with engineering and R&D professionals to help achieve their business and technical objectives.
  • Reviewing legal issues related to the responsible adoption of artificial intelligence solutions and developing associated legal guidelines.
  • Developing and delivering training to clients regarding legal and compliance issues.
  • Coordinating with various internal functions, including Engineering, R&D, and Finance, in support of business activities.

 

Preferred Experience:

 

  • A junior attorney with 3+ years law firm and/or in-house experience.
  • Experience in technology transactions, artificial intelligence solutions, and intellectual property law.
  • Experience working with various levels from senior leaders to individual contributors in engineering and R&D functions.
  • Experience in the semiconductor or computing industry is preferred.

 

Academic Credentials

Juris Doctorate degree or international equivalent and admission to practice law in a U.S. state.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, or equivalent experience in the semiconductor industry is preferred.

 

Location

Austin, TX

 

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