Senior Counsel - Commercial

  • Lucid Motors
  • Newark, CA
  • Jan 08, 2021

Job Description

Leading the future of luxury mobility
Lucid’s mission is to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating the most captivating luxury electric vehicles, centered around the human experience. Working at Lucid Motors means having a shared vision to power the future in revolutionary ways. Be part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the automotive industry.
Lucid is looking for an experienced commercial attorney to join our legal team.  This role will support Lucid’s business leaders and stakeholders in the management and handling of commercial legal matters.

The Role:

  • Advise the company on supply agreements for parts and raw materials, license/ technology agreements, equipment purchase and lease agreements, and other transactional documents.
  • Negotiate and draft agreements for procurement of various goods, equipment, and services.
  • Assist on strategic transactions and due diligence on various projects
  • Advise clients on strategic sourcing and negotiation best practices
  • Resolve issues in existing commercial relationship and support dispute resolution efforts
  • Advise our business teams on laws and regulations relating to commercial law, trade, logistics, and related topics
  • Collaborate with teams and stakeholders across the business, including procurement, sales, finance, tax, logistics, and risk.
  • Partner with business teams to provide advice and creative solutions to complex problems
  • Assist in the development of policies, procedures, and training
  • Work seamlessly and collaboratively within the legal team and as a legal business partner to multiple internal business stakeholders

You Bring:

  • Minimum of 5 years of substantive commercial, trade, logistics, and intellectual property experience with a corporate legal department or law firm
  • Proven negotiation, drafting, and analytical skills for various types of commercial contracts including equipment purchase agreements, joint development agreements, non-disclosure agreements, construction agreements, services agreements
  • Litigation experience is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), including the ability to effectively relay complex information in a concise format
  • Practical business judgment
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently and independently, prioritize workflow, meet demanding deadlines, and manage multi-faceted projects
  • Proven track record of learning quickly, taking initiative, working proactively, being resourceful, and taking on additional responsibility.
  • Law degree (J.D.) from ABA-accredited institution
  • Eligible to practice law in California
Be part of something amazing
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.
At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

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