Corporate Attorney

MiaSolé - Santa Clara, CA

Full-time
Corporate Attorney

MiaSolé, is a pioneer and leading developer of copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) thin-film, lightweight, flexible photovoltaic solar panels. With headquarters in the heart of Silicon Valley and manufacturing in China, we manufacture the lowest-cost, highest efficiency, flexible, lightweight thin-film solar panel in the world. Our primary mission is to advance the extraordinary potential for harnessing solar power as a competitive, sustainable energy source.

Position Summary:
We are looking for a specialized Corporate Attorney to serve as an in-house counsel and handle all complex legal matters and projects. You will ensure the legality of commercial transactions and advise our company on legal rights and duties.

Responsibilities:
Consult and handle basic legal processes (e.g. intellectual property, , compliance issues, transactions, agreements, lawsuits, patents)
Liaison with 3rd party law firm for complex legal transactions
Develop company policy and position on legal issues
Provide guidance regarding US and international business regulations
Guide managers and ensure compliance with rules and regulations
Structure, draft and review reports and other legal documents
Represent company in legal proceedings
Draft and administer all contracts

Required Skills, Experience, and Education:
JD law degree
7-10+ years relevant experience
Solid knowledge of corporate law and Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
Firm understanding and knowledge of international business practices
Proven high-performing legal experience in an in-house environment.
Experience in a manufacturing environment
Experience in contract law, intellectual property rights, and licensing laws)
Ability to work well under pressure with diligence, and organization
Strong analytical and strategic skills; ability to drive issues to a quick resolution
Ability to anticipate legal issues or risks and to build the processes and systems to prevent them from occurring.
Qualified applicants, please submit a resume with a brief summary of relevant experience to: staffing@miasole.com.