Legal Counsel

Posted Feb 01
Full Time
Phoenix, Arizona

Job Description

Your main responsibilities include: Work on-site as a member of the TSMC AZ Legal Department providing general corporate and commercial legal services to assist in achieving business goals while minimizing undue risk. Provide creative and cost-effective support and advice to in-house clients in operations, facilities, EHS, supply chain, finance, and human resources team. Work involves a wide variety of areas including corporate policies and standard operating procedures; commercial contract drafting and negotiation; intellectual property and trade secret protection; export, privacy, and other regulatory compliance; dispute resolution; investigations and corporate compliance matters.


Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States and have:

  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, along with the ability to listen and communicate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to provide legal services to a variety of different departments
  • Ability to establish trust and maintain strong working relationships
  • Ability to share workload with other members of the Legal Department
  • Must have a law degree from a recognized university
  • Must be admitted to a recognized bar
  • Must be permitted to work in the United States
  • 4 to 7 years of relevant experience gained in a law firm and/or in-house position with demonstrated ability to perform the following responsibilities:
  • * Working in a large, highly matrixed and dispersed decision-making environment
    • Advising all levels of management on the legal risks and liabilities relevant to various business activities
    • Researching and anticipating unique legal issues that could impact the company
    • Negotiating, writing and facilitating internal stakeholder approvals on a wide variety of agreements
    • Developing policies
    • Providing training

Work Location : Phoenix, AZ

Training Location : Arizona

Travel : Ability for occasional travel to Taiwan