Corporate Counsel IP and Generalist

May 26, 2023
May 27, 2023
Contract Type

Infleqtion (ColdquantaLabs/ is a global quantum technology company solving the worlds most challenging problems. The company harnesses quantum mechanics to build and integrate quantum computers, sensors, and networks. From fundamental physics to leading edge commercial products, Infleqtion enables quantum everywhere through our ecosystem of devices and platforms. We are recruiting for a Corporate Counsel – IP and Generalist.


Infleqtion has 6 office locations, operating out of Austin, TX; Boulder/Louisville, CO; Madison, WI; Chicago, IL; London, UK; and Melbourne, AU. This position is a full–time, hybrid position which will be located in Austin, TX, Chicago, IL; or Louisville, CO.

Position Summary

Infleqtion is seeking an experienced, motivated, and talented attorney to join our team. The successful candidate will provide legal support and guidance to the company's executives, managers, and employees on a variety of legal issues related to the development and commercialization of quantum computing technology. The Corporate Counsel will report to the General Counsel and will work closely with the company's business and technical teams.

Job Responsibilities

  • Advise the company on a range of legal issues related to quantum computing, including intellectual property and IP portfolio management, licensing, data privacy, and regulatory compliance
  • Drive contracts through to close, with a practical, business–minded, problem–solving approach
  • Draft and review contracts, agreements, and other legal documents related to the development and commercialization of quantum computing technology
  • Conduct legal research and analysis to support the company's business and technical teams
  • Assist in managing the company's intellectual property portfolio, including patent prosecution and litigation
  • Stay up–to–date with legal developments and trends in quantum computing and related fields
  • Collaborate with external legal counsel and other advisors as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned or required


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  • BS/BA degree and J.D. degree from a top law school; MA or MSc in Business Administration will be considered an asset
  • Combination of in–house counsel and top international law firm experience
  • 7+ years of experience practicing law and relevant business/corporate experience, preferably in a technology–focused practice area such as intellectual property, contracts, regulatory compliance, export control, etc.
  • Admission to the bar in at least one state
  • Required to be in–office at least 3–days per week at our Louisville, CO, Chicago, IL, or Austin, TX locations.
  • Exceptionally strong written and verbal communicator, supportive interpersonal team player, talented at collaborating cross–functionally to communicate complex information to senior management and contribute positively to Infleqtions culture
  • Practical problem solver with excellent judgement and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to make data–informed decisions, confidence in making difficult decisions independently, and demonstrated capabilities in establishing business practices to manage legal and other risks
  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity, and gravitas
  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate legal issues or risks and to see around the corner
  • Familiarity with the legal and regulatory landscape related to quantum computing and related technologies
  • Focused attention to detail with demonstrated ability to make recommendations and implement changes
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast–paced, dynamic environment
  • Contribute to and maintain positive relationships with strategic external relationship counterparts and outside counsel
  • Educate and advise senior management, marketing, project teams and scientists on project team strategy and, advance general legal issues and awareness
  • Review publications, presentations, press releases and other materials for clearance; Willingness to learn new areas of law as related to Infleqtions business
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new and complex topics quickly
  • Demonstrated ability to work comfortably in a highly collaborative, cross–functional, team–oriented, and matrixed environment
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and skills that motivate team members to drive projects to success
  • Desire and demonstrated ability to thrive and produce results in a fluid, dynamic, and fast–paced environment
  • Passion for solving hard problems and challenges in a highly technical and scientific environment
  • Resourceful problem–solver who collaboratively identifies effective paths forward with demonstrated expertise in executing hardware–intensive research and development efforts
  • Ability to travel domestically and (potentially) internationally up to 20%

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Passed Patent Bar
  • Experience working in–house at a technology company or in a law firm serving technology clients
  • Knowledge of quantum computing concepts and applications
  • Knowledge of government contracts, export/import compliance


The salary range for this role is $140,000 to $215,000 on an annualized basis

In addition to your base compensation, we offer a generous Total Rewards program which includes:

  • 100% company paid Employee coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision, and Short/Long Term Disability insurance programs
  • Employer funded Health Savings Account
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) safe harbor contribution
  • Company paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible Savings Account
  • Paid FMLA Leave
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Employer Assistance Program
  • Student Loan Repayment


Here you have freedom to embrace your whole self: who you love, your gender identity and expression, skin color, age, appearance, disability, neurodiversity, DNA, military/veteran status, citizenship, and other factors that make up who you are. Your uniqueness is valued, welcomed, and appreciated here. We are dedicated to providing a positive workplace and base all employment decisions on your qualifications, performance, merits, as well as business needs. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


If this opportunity interests you and you fit the job description, please submit an application. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability, please feel free to contact us at .