Senior Counsel, Litigation

Cloud Software Group
Santa Clara
Jun 20, 2024
Jun 24, 2024
Contract Type

Job Description
Senior Litigation Counsel is responsible for managing litigation matters, including IP, commercial, and other Company dispute matters. Senior Litigation Counsel works with business leaders across the organization and other legal team members to assess risk and develop strategies for pre–dispute matters, dispute management, and dispute resolution. Senior Litigation Counsel provides legal advice on legal disputes and litigation matters and works closely with external advisors and internal leaders on legal issues. Senior Litigation Counsel reports to V.P., Intellectual Property, Products & Litigation and collaborates with the V.P. in performing responsibilities.


  • Manage complex litigation matters involving IP, commercial, and other Company matters.
  • Develop, lead and oversee litigation strategy, including working directly with and managing outside counsel on a wide variety of matters.
  • Accountable for working with business leaders to resolve disputes involving the Company, including negotiating successful resolutions and actively participating in dispute resolution where applicable.
  • Assist with development of strategies for litigation prevention.
  • Identify and assess legal risks and advise on risk reduction and risk mitigation strategies.
  • Provide critical reporting and strategic legal guidance to business leaders and legal team management regarding assessment of risk and likely outcomes for both litigated cases and pre–litigation claims.
  • Prepare and manage budgets for litigation matters.
  • Partner with cross–functional teams to provide legal guidance on risk–related strategy and compliance matters.

Requirements & Qualifications

  • J.D. or equivalent and membership in a state bar required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of litigation experience required with a large, preferably nationally recognized firm or relevant in–house experience in a technology environment.
  • Substantial experience managing litigation, including significant commercial and intellectual property litigation.
  • Strong computer skills, including Windows applications such as Word, is essential.
  • Possess high level of business acumen to work with business partners to find solutions to business needs and legal requirements.
  • Accountable and quality results oriented.
  • Responsive to internal clients and focused on meeting internal client objectives.
  • Experience with senior stakeholders on sensitive matters.
  • Self–motivated team player with the ability to drive projects, identify and resolve legal and business issues and earn the confidence and cooperation of business colleagues.
  • Outstanding ability to think critically and communicate clearly and concisely, both in the spoken word and in writing.
  • Excellent collaboration, communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to work independently and to interface with internal clients, all internal departments and all levels of management.
Compensation may vary depending on your location, qualifications including job–related education, training, experience, licensure, and certification, that could result at a level outside of these ranges. Certain roles are eligible for additional rewards, including annual bonus, and sales incentives depending on the terms of the applicable plan and role as well as individual performance. NYC generally ranges; $172,174–$191,304 CA generally ranges; $179,659–$199,621 All other locations fall under our General State range; $149,716–$166,351 Benefits may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Cloud Software Group and the country where you work. U.S. based employees are typically offered access to healthcare, life insurance and disability benefits, 401(k) plan and company match, among others. This requisition has no specific deadline for completion.

About Us:

Citrix and TIBCO recently merged to create Cloud Software Group, now one of the world's largest cloud solution providers, serving more than 100 million users around the globe. When you join Cloud Software Group, you are making a difference for real people, each of whom count on our suite of cloud–based products to get work done – from anywhere. Members of our team will tell you that we value diverse lived experiences, passion for technology, and the courage to take risks. Everyone is empowered to learn, dream, and build the future of work. We are on the brink of another Cambrian leap a moment of immense evolution and growth. And we need your expertise and experience to do it. Now is the perfect time to move your skills to the cloud.

Cloud Software Group is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion, genetic carrier status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions (including lactation status), marital status, military service, protected veteran status, political activity or affiliation, taking or requesting statutorily protected leave and other protected classifications.

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