Assistant General Counsel

29 Aug, 2023


Assistant General Counsel

Micron Technology
San Jose, CA/Boise, ID

Job Description

Our vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all.

Micron Technology is a world leader in innovating memory and storage solutions that accelerate the transformation of information into intelligence, inspiring the world to learn, communicate and advance faster than ever.


Assistant General Counsel, Commercial Transactions

Micron’s Legal Department is poised for growth and innovation, and we are seeking an Assistant General Counsel, Commercial Transactions to support our Commercial Transactions team as we move to the next level. Reporting to our Senior Director, Commercial Transactions, this role will help drive improvements in Micron’s contract processes and policies, and will be responsible for drafting, negotiating, and processing high volumes of technology, licensing, engineering/design services, silicon sourcing, and procurement contracts required by Micron’s business. This role will be based in San Jose, California.


What You’ll Do:

  • Draft, negotiate, and process high volumes of complex technology, licensing, and other procurement contracts, including third-party IP licensing contracts, electronic design automation (EDA) contracts, silicon sourcing contracts, and engineering/design services contracts.


  • Serve as a key resource in Micron’s end-to-end contract management function supporting the business and procurement.


  • Help drive implementation of legal efficiencies to support and improve contract processes and operations, including developing best-in-class templates and negotiation playbooks.


  • Represent Micron legally in commercial interactions and disputes with suppliers, while balancing the business interests of clients with the ultimate fiduciary responsibility to the company.


  • Provide proactive strategic advice and guidance to internal teams regarding business and legal issues and risks.


What We’re Looking For:

  • J.D. degree from an accredited law school, along with active membership in at least one state bar.


  • 10+ years’ experience in the practice of commercial and contract law at a U.S. public company, with particular experience drafting and negotiating high volumes of in-bound software licenses and related technology contracts.


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to collaborate, demonstrate diplomacy, and otherwise interact well with colleagues and management.


  • Highly disciplined with the ability to make independent decisions and work with limited supervision while excelling in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.


  • Attention to detail and ability to produce high-quality work product.


  • Strong work ethic and ability to handle and advance multiple projects in a multi-stakeholder environment.


  • Experience with contract lifecycle management and e-signature software tools.


  • Experience in the semiconductor industry, and/or a good understanding of the semiconductor design and manufacturing processes/requirements, as they relate to supplemental/contractor resources and IP/software licensing and ownership.


The US base salary range that Micron Technology estimates it could pay for this full-time position is:


$142,000.00 – $417,000.00

Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location.  The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries of the position across all US locations.  Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional job-related factors, including knowledge, skills, experience, tenure and relevant education or training.  The pay scale is subject to change depending on business needs.  Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process. Additional compensation may include benefits, discretionary bonuses and equity.


As a world leader in the semiconductor industry, Micron is dedicated to your personal wellbeing and professional growth. Micron benefits are designed to help you stay well, provide peace of mind and help you prepare for the future.  We offer a choice of medical, dental and vision plans in all locations enabling team members to select the plans that best meet their family healthcare needs and budget.  Micron also provides benefit programs that help protect your income if you are unable to work due to illness or injury, and paid family leave.  Additionally, Micron benefits include a robust paid time-off program and paid holidays.  For additional information regarding the Benefit programs available, please see the Benefits Guide posted on



Micron is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.


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Job posted: 2023-08-29