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Corporate Counsel, Litigation

Reston, VA
Full Time
07-23-2021
Practice Areas: Litigation Job #: JR105942 Exp.: 3 - 6 Years
Description:
Job Details:
The Corporate Counsel, Litigation will play a key role in actively handling the Company's litigation, dispute resolution, compelled disclosure, eDiscovery, and patent licensing issues. This position is a great opportunity to litigate cutting-edge cases in the growing cloud computing space. The position will report to Salesforce’s Senior Director, Litigation.

Responsibilities:
  • Actively handle and manage Company litigation, including patent, commercial, class action, and employment cases
  • Work directly and collaborate with outside counsel on litigation and pre-litigation matters
  • Help manage eDiscovery process, run document collections and legal holds, and work with counsel and the eDiscovery team to complete discovery
  • Be a resident expert on eDiscovery methods, rules, and requirements, as well as record management best practices
  • Help manage the subpoena response function within the Legal Department

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Undergraduate and law degrees
  • 3-6 years combined experience in law firm and/or in-house legal department with deep experience in litigation, including taking and defending depositions, arguing in court, and taking cases to trial
  • Familiarity with patent litigation, including infringement and invalidity issues as well as USPTO proceedings
  • Experience handling commercial and/or employment cases, including resolving issues prior to active litigation
  • Experience in all facets of eDiscovery, including legal holds, preservation, collections, and production
  • Desire to join rapidly growing company and tackle novel legal issues
  • The ability to excel in a fast-paced, rapid-growth environment

Soft skills: The candidate must be tactful, discreet, have strong communication skills, the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment, and display excellent judgment combined with practical business sense

Experience/Skill Desired:
  • Familiarity with implementation of records management programs and collaborating with eDiscovery to build best practices
  • Experience working with eDiscovery software
  • Salesforce will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.





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