Salesforce.com, Inc Corporate Counsel, Litigation in Burlington, Massachusetts
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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.
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
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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