Managing Counsel, Litigation

March 27, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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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 litigation.
  • 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.
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