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The Dubin Group is currently conducting searches for the following positions. If you are interested in any of these openings, please email your resumé. It will be held in strict confidence and not submitted anywhere without your prior consent. Scroll down to see the entire list.


Software Patent Prosecutions Attorney, Private Company, Palo Alto

Our client, a private, venture-backed technology company in Silicon Valley, is seeking to hire an experienced patent attorney.The successful candidate will have a computer science degree (or a programming background), first-rate professional credentials and 3-8 years of experience preparing and filing software patent applications.




Senior Commercial Counsel, Public Technology Company, Orange County

Our client, a Fortune 500 company, is seeking a commercial attorney to support its business operations and draft and negotiate a variety of contracts with its vendors and partners. The successful candidate will have excellent academic and professional qualifications and 4-10 years of commercial/corporate legal experience, including experience practicing at a large law firm. In-house experience is a plus but is not required.




Corporate Counsel, Private Technology Company, San Francisco

Our client, an emerging technology company, recently received a $10 million “A” round investment from two first-tier venture capital firms and is seeking to hire its second attorney. Reporting to the company's general counsel, the successful candidate will have the following experience:

  • Excellent academic credentials, a strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • 2-6 years practice experience with a top law firm in the San Francisco Bay Area
  • A litigation, regulatory or government affairs practice




Director of Patent Licensing, Public Technology Company, Silicon Valley

Our client, a public, multinational technology company, is seeking to hire a Director of Patent Licensing to manage and oversee all aspects of its IP licensing. The successful candidate will possess the following credentials:

  • At least 10 years of licensing experience,
  • Extensive patent licensing experience, defined as having concluded licensing transactions that have resulted in aggregate revenue of $500 million (or so),
  • Substantial experience leading teams and managing projects. This position will require between 25% to 50% travel, both domestic and international.




Senior Sales and Marketing Attorney, Public Technology Company, Silicon Valley

Our client, one of the world's most prominent technology companies, seeks to hire an attorney with strong sales OR marketing experience (both is obviously ideal).

The successful candidate will have 5-12 years of legal experience, including

  • Experience with promotions and advertising campaigns (either direct to consumers or jointly with retailers),

and/or

  • Experience with sales agreements, both direct to consumer and through retail and distribution channels.




Senior Licensing Counsel, Multinational Technology Company, Silicon Valley or Portland, Oregon

Our client, one of the world's most prominent technology companies, is seeking to hire an attorney with 6+ years hardware and/or software licensing experience. Antitrust experience is a plus but not required, as is prior in-house experience.




Chief Commercial Attorney, Private Technology Company, Palo Alto

Our client, a private, venture-backed technology company in Silicon Valley, is seeking to hire an experienced corporate attorney.

The successful candidate will have first-rate academic credentials and the following experience:

  • 5-10 years of experience drafting and negotiating complex commercial transactions, including joint ventures and acquisitions;
  • Large law firm and in-house experience with a technology company;
  • Experience providing practical legal advice to CEOs and other senior executives;
  • The ability to find the appropriate legal balance between legal risk and the need to conduct business
  • The ability to think outside the box in confronting problems new and old
  • California Bar Membership




Healthcare Counsel for Biopharma Fortune 500 Company, Silicon Valley

Our client is a Fortune 500 biopharma company in the San Francisco Bay Area looking for a 3-5 year healthcare counsel. Required: (1) 3-5 years transactional experience in the healthcare or biopharma space with a company, firm, or the government; (2) familiarity with health care compliance, drug pricing, and pharmaceutical distribution in the managed care space; and (3) top tier schools.




Senior Patent Licensing Attorney, Private Company, Santa Clara

Our client, a 40+ employee IP company, is seeking to hire an experienced patent licensing executive to join its licensing team. The successful candidate will have extensive IP monetization experience and the ability to drive transactions to a successful conclusion.




Deputy General Counsel and Vice President of Intellectual Property, Lenovo

Our client, Lenovo, is the world's second largest PC company. A truly global company, Lenovo generates almost half its revenue in China and has three main facilities: in Beijing, Singapore, and North Carolina; it has research centers in China, Japan, and the US.

Lenovo is seeking to hire a Deputy General Counsel and Vice President of Intellectual Property. Reporting directly to Lenovo's General Counsel, the successful candidate will lead Lenovo's IP strategy worldwide. The position can be based virtually anywhere in the U.S. or Hong Kong, Beijing or Shanghai.

This is a high level strategic commercial position within Lenovo. The successful candidate will interact regularly with Lenovo's senior executives and must have the personal gravitas and professional experience to operate effectively with a multi-national executive team.

In addition to first-tier academic and professional credentials, the successful candidate will the following skills and experience:

  • 12+ years of law firm and in-house experience;
  • Extensive experience negotiating and drafting complex technology transactions, including patent licenses;
  • The ability to develop and execute a strategic licensing program; and
  • Experience managing other attorneys and IP professionals.

Mandarin fluency is a plus but not required. A willingness to travel internationally is essential.





Senior Securities and Corporate Governance Counsel, Autodesk, San Rafael

Autodesk, a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, is seeking to hire a Director and Sr Securities and Corporate Governance Counsel for its headquarters in San Rafael, Marin County, CA. The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • 10+ years corporate law experience, including extensive SEC and corporate governance expertise;
  • Experience practicing at a major law firm;
  • In-House experience is strongly preferred;
  • Experience advising senior management and public company board members;
  • Membership in the California bar





Sr Litigation Counsel, Bechtel, San Francisco

Bechtel, one of the world's most respected engineering, procurement, and construction companies in the world, is seeking to hire an experienced litigation counsel to join its legal team in San Francisco. The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Excellent academic credentials;
  • 8+ years litigation experience, preferably with a major law firm;
  • Experience managing complex commercial litigation cases involving e-discovery and supervision of case assistants/paralegals;
  • Deposition and witness preparation experience;
  • A willingness to travel;
  • Membership in the California bar;
  • Trial experience is preferred.





Senior Technology Licensing Counsel, Santa Clara

Our client, a Fortune 100 tech company headquartered in Silicon Valley, seeks to hire a senior licensing attorney. The successful candidate will possess the following credentials:

  • 8+ years of legal experience;
  • Top academic and professional credentials, including practice in the licensing group of a premier law firm;
  • Experience negotiating and drafting complex technology transactions AND managing IP due diligence in M&A;
  • Some experience with patent licensing.

A technical degree is a plus but not required. This is an excellent opportunity to join a premier company at a high level.




Director of IP, Fortune 500 Biotech Company, Silicon Valley

Our client is a Fortune 500 biopharma company in the San Francisco Bay Area looking for a 6-10 year Director of IP. Required: (1) patent prosecution experience in the pharma space and (2) top firm training. Both advanced degree in chemistry (or related field) and prior in-house experience are viewed favorably. Company will relocate.





General Counsel, SunRun Inc., San Francisco

Our client, a private provider of residential solar electricity, seeks to hire its first general counsel. Backed by Sequoia Capital and Accel Partners, this will be the company’s first general counsel and will report to the CEO. The successful candidate will have 10+ years legal experience and outstanding credentials, including a law degree from a prominent law school, private transactional practice at a prestigious law firm, and in-house experience.


Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Penson GHCO, Chicago

Penson Worldwide is a public company that provides clearing products and services to the global financial services industry. Our client, Penson GHCO, is a Penson Worldwide subsidiary based in Chicago and seeks to hire an Associate GC and Vice President. Reporting to the CEO of Penson GHCO and Penson Worldwide's GC, the successful candidate will have the following experience:

  • 5+ years legal experience
  • Extensive experience drafting and negotiating clearing agreements and other futures contracts
  • The ability to operate independently and advise senior management on legal issues related to the futures industry with minimal supervision


General Counsel, Palo Alto

We are conducting a General Counsel search for the family office of a Silicon Valley executive. The successful candidate MUST have ALL of the following credentials:

  • 5-15 years of legal experience
  • Stellar academic credentials [i.e., undergraduate and law school degrees from top universities]
  • Corporate practice experience at a top law firm
  • In-House Experience
  • Member of the California Bar

The broader the candidate's skill set (real estate, employment, litigation management, estate planning), the better. In addition, the successful candidate will be someone who thrives in a fun, low-key, dog friendly environment.


Corporate Counsel, Mirion Corp, San Ramon

Mirion Technologies, an international energy industry company headquartered in San Ramon, seeks to hire a corporate counsel to handle a wide range of legal matters, including corporate commercial agreements, compliance matters, litigation and IP issues. The successful candidate will have top academic credentials and 3 to 5 years of legal experience with a top tier law firm and/or company. EXPERIENCE DRAFTING INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AGREEMENTS SUCH AS DISTRIBUTION AND AGENT NETWORK AGREEMENTS IS A PLUS, AS IS EXPERIENCE WITH INTERNATIONAL COMPLIANCE (FCPA AND EXPORT CONTROL) AND U.S GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING RULES.


General Counsel, Innovative Technical Solutions, Inc., Walnut Creek

Our client, Innovative Technical Solutions, Inc. (ITSI), is an international, award winning, design-build infrastructure and environmental solutions firm. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, ITSI has 26 offices in the United States as well as offices in Okinawa and Yokota, Japan, and in Iraq, Afghanistan and United Arab Emirates (UAE). Founded in 1994, ITSI has maintained a compound annual growth rate of over 50% for the last six years.

ITSI seeks to hire a General Counsel. Reporting to the company's CFO, the successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • 10+ years experience
  • Government contracts expertise
  • Construction expertise: contracts and disputes
  • Environmental experience is a plus

In addition to the above substantive skills, the successful candidate must have the personality to thrive in a start up/emerging company environment.


Intel, Senior Corporate Tax Attorney, Santa Clara

Our client, Intel, is seeking to hire a Senior Corporate Tax Attorney to provide federal income tax support on mergers, acquisitions, venture capital investments and financial products. This is a high visibility position that requires frequent interaction with Intel's senior management. This position will involve managing junior attorneys. The successful candidate will have 15+ years federal tax experience, including substantial experience with mergers and acquisitions and previous management experience. Experience with a large corporate tax department and/or a public accounting firm is preferred.





Product Counsel, Payments, Google, Mountain View

Our client, Google, is seeking Product Counsel, Payments. The ideal candidate has a solid understanding of Internet architecture/operation, regulatory laws relating to on-line payment services, and the credit card industry. Also, he/she has strong academic credentials.


Licensing Counsel, Arcsight

Our client, ArcSight, is a leading provider of security and compliance software. Arcsight is private and backed by top venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins. ArcSight's strategic partners include Cisco, IBM and McAfee. ArcSight seeks to hire an experienced technology licensing attorney to lead its technology transactions group. The successful candidate will report to ArcSight's general counsel and will possess the following experience:

  • 5+ years of experience drafting and negotiating licensing agreements
  • Major law firm experience
  • Strong management experience;
  • In-house experience
  • Experience with domestic and international sales





Director, Commercial Transactions and Licensing, Atmel Corporation, San Jose

Atmel, a leading semiconductor company whose chips are used in consumer electronics, military, industrial, and networking products, including cellular phones, network switches and routers, digital cameras and television set-top boxes, is seeking to hire a Director of Commercial Transactions and Licensing.

The ideal candidate will have 10+ years experience drafting and negotiating commercial and licensing agreements for tech companies, including experience with semiconductor, hardware and software transactions.

The position pays well, reports to Atmel's GC and will be the company's lead commercial attorney.





Director, Intellectual Property, Atmel, San Jose

Atmel, a leading semiconductor company whose chips are used in consumer electronics, military, industrial, and networking products, including cellular phones, network switches and routers, digital cameras and television set-top boxes, is seeking to hire a Director of Intellectual Property to run its global IP program.

The ideal candidate will have 10+ years experience including patent litigation and prosecution, and a semiconductor/engineering background. The position manages patent attorneys in the US and in Germany, and reports to Atmel's GC.


Salesforce.com, Corporate or Senior Corporate Counsel, San Francisco

Our client, salesforce.com, is seeking to hire a Senior Corporate Counsel or Corporate Counsel, depending on experience, to support its North America and international sales operations. The position reports to salesforce.com's VP, Deputy General Counsel and Head of Commercial Practices. The successful Corporate Counsel candidate has 2-4 years of experience and the successful Senior Corporate Counsel has 5+ years of top law firm and/or in-house experience negotiating and drafting technology transactions, and the ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced, sales-oriented business environment.


Real Estate Counsel, The Marcus & Millichap Company, Palo Alto

The Marcus & Millichap Company, one of the Bay Area's leading real estate companies, seeks to hire a Senior Counsel to support its property acquisition, leasing and development work.

Reporting directly to The Marcus & Millichap Company's General Counsel and working closely with the executive team, the the successful candidate will have a strong business orientation, at least 4 years of real estate transactional experience, including expertise in real estate finance and the acquisition and disposition of property.


Privacy Counsel, Google, Mountain View

Our client, Google, is searching for an attorney with 5+ years experience in data privacy and information security in the Internet sector. The ideal candidate has put into place privacy and data security programs and policies in a corporate environment.


In-House Litigation Counsel, Pacific Gas & Electric, San Francisco

Our client, a public company located in San Francisco, seeks to hire a corporate counsel.

The successful candidate will have excellent law school and law firm credentials and 5+ years of strong litigation experience, including courtroom and deposition experience.

Regulatory or administrative litigation experience is a plus.

This is an excellent opportunity to work on sophisticated matters in a collegial environment. NO BILLING HOURS OR LAW FIRM GRUNT WORK.


FDA Regulatory Counsel, Gilead Sciences, Foster City

Our client, a leading public biotech company, seeks to add to FDA regulatory attorneys to its growing legal team. The ideal candidate will have 3 to 10 years experience with pharmaceutical promotional compliance.

This an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, fast-growing company that develops drugs to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases.


Investment Management Counsel, Fisher Investments, Woodside

Our client, a prestigious Silicon Valley investment management firm, is seeking an attorney with at least 3 years of investment management experience (investment advisers, mutual funds, and/or hedge funds) at a large law firm or company to join its legal team. Working knowledge of the Investment Company Act of 1940 is a must. This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful and growing company with over 700 employees and over $25 billion under management. The position offers a competitive salary and benefits as well as participation in the company's bonus program.


Deputy General Counsel, eBay

eBay, the world's leading online marketplace, seeks to hire a Deputy General Counsel to manage litigation globally. The successful candidate will manage 20+ attorneys and staff and possess the following qualifications:

Requirements:

  • Excellent Academic and Professional Experience;
  • 20+ years of litigation experience, including extensive experience handling intellectual property litigation at a strategic level;
  • Strong management experience;
  • Regulatory experience.

In addition, the ideal candidate will have the following:

  • In-house experience;
  • International litigation expertise;
  • Experience as an Assistant U.S. Attorney or in the Department of Justice

eBay's environment is exciting and fast-paced, and this position will often involve cutting edge, first impression issues. Sense of humor required.


Senior Patent and Licensing Counsel, IPVALUE Management, Inc., Palo Alto

Our client, IPVALUE Management, is the leading company focused on commercializing intellectual assets. The company's mission is to deliver a return on invention. IPValue seeks two experienced patent attorneys to support its world class team of negotiators, scientists and outside counsel in the evaluation of patent portfolios and patent infringement. One position will be located in its Palo Alto HQs and one in the company's East Coast office.

The successful candidate will report to the Sr Vice President, Legal and will have a technical background (BSEE, Physics, Computer Science), and 5+ years experience in patent matters, including strong patent litigation experience. Prior in-house experience is a plus.

This positions offer a competitive compensation package, including equity.


In-House Patent Attorney, Santa Clara

Our client, a public technology company, is seeking a patent attorney to handle all IP issues for one of its business units. Responsibilities will include counseling senior management, dealing with offensive and defensive IP issues, and drafting IP licenses related to the business objectives. The successful candidate should be able to counsel business managers in the area of complex IP, licensing transactions, contract interpretation and dispute resolution. This person will operate independently with respect to his/her activities, including negotiations, and will also act as a project team leader.

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years legal experience and be a member of the patent bar with a technical background in Physics, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering. Patent litigation experience is particularly valued, but patent candidates w/o a litigation background will also be considered.


Associate General Counsel, Silicon Image, Sunnyvale

Silicon Image, Inc. is a leader in the secure distribution, presentation and storage of high-definition content. A public company and one of the top 10 IP licensing vendors in the world, Silicon Image is seeking to hire an experienced technology transactions attorney. The position reports to Silicon Image's General Counsel and will have primary responsibility for supporting the company's standards development activities. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • 5+ years legal experience handling sophisticated licensing transactions;
  • Top law school and law firm credentials;
  • Strong business sense and experience advising senior management;
  • Experience working on Asia Pacific cross-border transactions is a plus

The successful candidate will play a leading role in setting Silicon Image's business strategy.


Corporate Counsel, Intel Corporation

Intel, one of the nation's top technology companies, is seeking to hire a junior attorney to support its Corporate Marketing Group. The successful candidate will handle a variety of issues, including: false advertising and marketing law; copyright; content review; trademark; and drafting and negotiation of contracts.

The ideal candidate will have 2-4 years of experience, including expertise in one or more of the following: litigation (experience with consumer class actions is preferred), antitrust/unfair competition, or false advertising/copyright.





General Counsel, Executive Vice President, Macrovision Corp, Santa Clara

Macrovision is a leading player in entertainment content protection and software value management. A public company, Macrovision is seeking to hire its first General Counsel. The position will report to Macrovision's CEO, serve as one of the Company's top five executive officers and manage an in-house team of 6 attorneys. The successful candidate will possess top personal, academic and professional qualifications and also the following attributes:

  • 15+ years experience, including prior GC or AGC experience with a technology company;
  • Strong corporate experience, including significant involvement in M&A transactions and securities compliance;
  • In-depth experience drafting and negotiating complex technology transactions; and
  • Experience managing litigation and building, licensing and aggressively maintaining a strong IP portfolio. Competitive compensation will include an attractive stock option package and benefits.


Corporate Counsel, Electronics for Imaging, Silicon Valley

Electronics for Imaging, a $600 million public technology company with over 900 employees and 24 offices globally, seeks an attorney with 2-5 years of corporate, real estate or litigation experience at a top law firm.

The successful candidate will negotiate high level technology transactions with the company's partners and will work in both a legal and business capacity. Personality is more important than practice area. Our client requires EXCELLENT CREDENTIALS and a DYNAMIC personality.

This is a unique opportunity to work at a company where attorneys are intimately involved in the business decisions of the company.


Summerhill Homes, Assistant General Counsel, Palo Alto

SummerHill Homes, a subsidiary of The Marcus & Millichap Company, and one of the Bay Area's leading homebuilders, seeks to hire an Assistant General Counsel to support its property acquisition and residential development work. Reporting directly to The Marcus & Millichap Company's General Counsel and working closely with SummerHill Homes' President and executive team, the Assistant General Counsel will act as SummerHill Homes' lead attorney and will have primary legal responsibility for its real estate transactions.

The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of real estate transactional experience, including experience representing home builders, a strong business orientation, and expertise in real estate finance and the negotiation and documentation of purchases and sales of unimproved land and construction agreements. Land use and environmental experience are also desired.


Thoratec Corporation, General Counsel, Pleasanton

Thoratec Corporation [NASDAQ: THOR] makes life saving artificial heart devices for patients awaiting a heart transplant or recovering from open heart surgery. The American Heart Association named Thoratec's Heartmate product one of 2001's most important research advances in the treatment of heart disease.

Thoratec is seeking to hire its first General Counsel. The ideal candidate will have at least 6 years of transactional experience, including corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions expertise, and previous in-house experience. A strong business orientation, management skills and the ability to operate autonomously are also required and a good sense of humor is essential. Medical device or life sciences experience is a plus.


eBay, European Regional Intellectual Property Counsel, Bern, Switzerland

eBay Inc., The World's Online Marketplace, seeks an attorney with at least six years legal experience, with an emphasis in patent and other intellectual property issues, to manage European litigation and provide advice regarding licensing, IP enforcement and infringement issues. The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in a technical field and an understanding of internet technology. Familiarity with eBay a plus. Environment is exciting and fast-paced, and often involves cutting edge, first impression issues. Sense of humor required.


eBay, Patent Counsel, San Jose

eBay Inc., The World's Online Marketplace, seeks a highly motivated and creative individual with at least 6 years legal experience, with emphasis in high technology patent litigation. Responsibilities will include management of in-house patent prosecution program, management of patent and other IP litigation, and involvement in other IP issues. The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in a technical field and an understanding of internet technology. Familiarity with eBay a plus. Environment is exciting and fast-paced, and often involves cutting edge, first impression issues. Sense of humor required.


eBay, Associate General Counsel, San Jose

This is a senior managerial position within eBay's legal department for an attorney with a minimum of 10 years of experience in handling complex, commercial transactions, with some in-house experience. The candidate must also have substantial managerial experience and the capacity to act as a leader both within and outside the department. The ideal candidate will also have experience with other corporate transactions to provide additional capability and capacity for the department.

The candidate will work closely with eBay's business departments to negotiate complex commercial relationships with other companies. The candidate will oversee eBay's domestic commercial group (currently 7 attorneys and contract administrators) and work with eBay's international legal team on commercial transactions across the more than 20 countries for which eBay has websites. The candidate must have excellent business judgment as well as outstanding negotiation and drafting skills. The candidate must also be able to manage a growing group of talented lawyers and paraprofessionals in a dynamic and rapidly changing business environment. Good judgment and a good sense of humor are also essential.


Senior Corporate Counsel, Labor & Employment, salesforce.com

Our client, salesforce.com, is seeking a 6-12 year California employment attorney to serve as its first employment attorney. The successful candidate will be saleforce.com's lead employment attorney with responsibility for compliance, training, employment policies and procedures. The ideal candidate has top law firm and in-house experience and the ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced, sales-oriented business environment.