What to Expect
Tesla is seeking a Managing Counsel, Litigation to join our affirmative
litigation team. This individual can sit in Austin, Texas, in Fremont,
California, or in Washington, D.C.
As a member of Tesla's affirmative litigation team, you will be directly
litigating cases, developing and driving litigation strategy with a trial-
focused approach, and partnering with the business to identify potential
litigation risks and solutions. You will be supporting Tesla in a wide range
of significant litigation matters worldwide, with a focus on affirmative
litigation. You will be joining a fun, fast-paced and growing legal team
working collaboratively together on novel legal issues.
What You'll Do
Have direct responsibility over all aspects of litigation matters,
including drafting briefs, managing e-discovery, personally taking and
defending depositions, and preparing and conducting trials.
Analyze and assess potential litigation risks and identify creative
solutions to legal problems.
Represent Tesla in court as part of Tesla's in-house litigation team.
Drive litigation strategy.
Counsel the business to minimize litigation and regulatory exposure.
Oversee and partner with outside counsel in select litigation matters.
Run a wide range of different legal matters, with a focus on affirmative
Ensure that Tesla's legal representation is of the highest quality.
What You'll Bring
10+ years' litigation experience, preferably including experience at a top
tier law firm or in the government as a regulator or federal prosecutor,
and preferably with significant experience handling trials, hearings,
depositions, arbitrations, and mediations.
Experience in multiple categories of litigation including class actions,
First Amendment matters, contractual disputes, and regulatory litigation.
J.D. with excellent academic credentials.
Excellent analytical and writing skills.
Business-savvy, creative approach to problem solving.
Evidence of exceptional ability.