Principal Corporate Counsel, Antitrust

$148,000 - $220,000 yearly
  • Microsoft
  • Redmond, WA, USA
  • Aug 11, 2022
Full time Legal

Job Description

The Competition and Markets Regulation Group helps the company comply with the competition and antitrust laws around the world, close mergers and acquisitions, and respond to investigations. We also engage with regulators, academics, and others to consider the role of competition and antitrust law in the face of our changing economy, the development of new technology, and passage of new laws and regulations. It requires a broad understanding of our industry and our customers, technology, the political environment and the law as well as the ability to effectively collaborate and communicate across disciplines to solve problems.

This role is located in Redmond, Washington.

  • Subject Expertise - You demonstrate a strong understanding of competition and antitrust law as well as litigation principles, and review, interpret, and analyze legal information.
  • Legal Advice and Counsel - You act as the primary competition and antitrust advisor for one or more major business groups, products, or corporate functions and you identify and anticipate highly complex legal and/or other issues; you serve as a key business partner and advisor to senior executives and advise them on the potential impact of competition and antitrust laws on the business; you identify and engage stakeholders in Corporate, External and Legal Affairs and escalate and drive decisions.
  • Solution Implementation - You develop solutions that anticipate and mitigate legal and other risks; you manage and develop relationships with outside counsel and clients to create strategic and innovative solutions that address issues and achieve business objectives; you provide feedback and evaluate process improvements that increase efficiencies.
  • Communication - You develop relationships with external and internal legal professionals, academics, government officials, customers, and/or partners to protect and advocate Microsoft's interests and drive results; you take an active role in external outreach initiatives to expand Microsoft's outreach; you collaborate with internal teams and senior leaders to ensure a Corporate, External and Legal Affairs voice.