Legal Counsel


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Chandler - AZ, US



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8+ years

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Job ID: J-00265074-259

Introduction to the job

ASML US, including its affiliates and subsidiaries, bring together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers - to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our headquarters are in Veldhoven, Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Chandler, Arizona, San Jose and San Diego, California, Wilton, Connecticut, and Hillsboro, Oregon.

This position may require access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require the Company to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Role and responsibilities

A leading, publicly-traded, multinational technology company is looking for a bright, self-motivated lawyer with strong general legal experience to join its in-house legal team and assist with a broad range of corporate and transactional matters for the U.S. region.This is a Legal Counsel position based in Chandler, AZ.

ASML’s US Legal & Compliance Department consists of several attorneys, compliance professionals, paralegals and contract support.We are a close-knit group of highly empowered, business-oriented professionals with broad responsibilities, who enjoy working together.

  • Providing legal support and advice to the US procurement group, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating a broad range of commercial agreements, including supplier/vendor-related, real estate and professional services agreements.
  • Supporting ASML’s research and development efforts, includingnegotiating joint development agreements, donations & gifts, andR&D agreements.
  • Assisting with corporate legal entity management andgovernance of ASML’s US companies.
  • Build close relationships with key stakeholders to become atrusted counselor and partner.
  • Provide timely, proactive, and business-focused legal adviceto internal clients and stakeholders.
  • Collaborating closely with other members of the Legal &Compliance Department.
  • Utilizing and managing outside counsel.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Job description subject to change at any time.

Education and experience

  • J.D. degree andhave a membership in a state Bar.
  • Minimum 6 ofyears of relevant experience (some in-house experience a plus)
  • Directexperience in negotiating business transactions.
  • Strongbackground in commercial law.
  • Candidates withexposure to international business and high technology environments aplus.


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.

To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

  • Self-starter, team player, flexible, organized and havea strong work ethic.
  • Enjoy working in a collegial environment andcollaborating with others.
  • Strong analytical and problem-resolution skills, maturebusiness judgment, and innovative thinking.
  • Ability to translate complex legal issues and ambiguity intoconcise, clear and practical advice and to communicate effectively withnon-legal internal partners and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently, with minimalsupervision, as well as collaborate with, and gain the respect of,co-workers and stakeholders at all levels and functions of the company.
  • Ability to make decisions, influence and provide promptand practical advice by balancing business needs with legal risks.
  • Committed to client satisfaction through focus onefficiency, prioritization, quality and professionalism.
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention todetail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Possesses integrity and ethics in business,professional and personal conduct.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, be practical,exercise good business judgment and have the ability to multitask

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Other information

What percent of travel is required during a given year?

  • Approximately 5-10% but varies based on business needs
  • Domestic and International travel required and dependent onbusiness needs

Other Information

  • This position is locatedon-site in Chandler, AZ.The position requires onsite presence toattend in-person work-related events, trainings and meetings and tofurther ensure teamwork, collaboration and innovation.
  • A flexible workplacearrangement may be available to employees working in roles conducive toremote work (up to two days a week), subject to manager approval.

Role within Office

  • Routinely required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch. Occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • May require travel (specify domestic and/or international) dependent on business needs – specify percentage of travel.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads and deadlines.
  • Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.
  • Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.
  • Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with manager, co-workers and customer.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability
Potential candidates will meet the education and experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role.All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check band any other tests that may be required.

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