Sr. Legal Counsel - Global Supply Chain

  • Apple
  • Nov 10, 2020
Full time Legal

Job Description

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish.

Do you love tackling big challenges without precedent? Do you possess a deep knowledge of the legal field and a passion for innovation? As a part of our Legal group, you’ll help uphold Apple’s high ethical and corporate standards, as well as our intellectual property. You’ll help provide legal support for all our products and businesses across the globe. Working for a company that invents entire categories and industries means you’ll be challenged to creatively apply your deep legal expertise to rare and often unexplored aspects of the law. Together with your team, you’ll provide the critical support needed worldwide for all Apple products and businesses. At Apple, we are dedicated to making the best products on the planet.

We have a fantastic new opportunity for a talented lawyer to join our team of diverse, creative, and hardworking people. As a member of the Products Law Group, you will work with Apple’s engineering, operations, and marketing teams to help create and introduce Apple products to the world. With passion, dedication, and a desire to tackle challenges, you will play a crucial role as we provide the legal support for our business development and strategy team.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of deal, transactional or other relevant experience preferred
  • Requires a proven ability to draft and negotiate complex agreements, advise executive management, and facilitate teamwork by encouraging relationships, counseling, collaborating, and effectively communicating with teammates and cross-functional partners
  • Possessing strong communication and analytical skills, outstanding business sense, and the ability to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways
  • Self-starter who is curious, loves technology, and thrives in a dynamic environment
  • Some travel required


You will join a team of attorneys in the Products Law Group who support our business development and strategy team, advising engineering and operations on a wide variety of matters, including technology development, intellectual property licenses, and supplier relationships. The work will include legal support for some of Apple’s strategic initiates in new product areas and groundbreaking technologies, requiring outside-the-box thinking, creative approaches to legal issues and versatility. You will collaborate with other legal groups and cross-functional business and engineering teams to strategize on, draft, and negotiate complex technology licenses, development agreements, manufacturing agreements, and other commercial agreements. You will also advise Apple management on risk allocation/mitigation, business strategies, and policies.

Education & Experience

Requires a JD degree, excellent academic credentials and admission to at least one state bar.