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Principal Corporate Counsel
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Principal Corporate Counsel The candidate will be providing support for systems, processes, and tooling that enables them to engage in open source and standards at scale. Conducting open source license and standards engagement review processes. Advising clients on a broad range of topics including open source, open standards, software licensing, and open source license compliance. Counseling and coaching clients on open source and standards strategy, engagement approaches, and policy. Being an open-source and open standards thought leader internally and externally. Representing in open source and standards foundations, committees, and communities. Working with engineering groups to develop and refine software tooling and human processes to enable open source and standards engagement at scale. Collaborating with experts across the company on issues such as patents, copyright, privacy, antitrust, and corporate law.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate Degree or Equivalent International Degree OR Completion of a Legal Apprenticeship. Active license to practice law in a jurisdiction and capable of meeting admission requirements in the relevant jurisdiction. Should have 5+ years experience as a practicing attorney OR equivalent practice of law. 3+ years of experience as an attorney in open source or standards is preferred. In-house counsel experience is preferred. Experience with patents, copyright, software licensing, and technology transactions is preferred. Interest in non-profit corporate governance (experience a plus). Strong negotiation and diplomatic skills. Ability to collaborate effectively across diverse groups and communities. Excellent communication and drafting skills. Strong judgment and the ability to effectively balance legal risks against business interests. A bias for action and driving client-focused results.

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