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Title:  Associate Corporate Counsel

Company:  Renesas Electronics Co., Ltd.
Country:  JP
City:  Koto-ku
Department:  Contract Department
Business Unit:  Corporate Planning Unit
Office:  REL(Renesas HQ)
Job Function:  Legal
Job Type:  Permanent


• Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of agreements including sales agreements, services agreements, intellectual property agreements, and partnership agreements.
• Provide advice to business teams on a range of legal topics relating to existing and newly developed products, including intellectual property, privacy, marketing, competition, and other legal and regulatory areas.
• Collaborate with global legal teams to develop and implement best practices and policies, for example, in the areas of contracting, licensing, and compliance.
• Assist with special projects at all levels of the Renesas group of companies.



•JD from an accredited U.S. law school and are a member in good standing of a U.S. State bar or foreign equivalent.
•At least 2 years’ experience drafting and negotiating contracts at a corporate law firm and/or as in-house counsel; technology transaction experience preferred. Litigators looking to transition to a commercial and product in-house role are welcome to apply.
•Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
•Keen attention to detail, ability to work independently, and excellent organizational skills.
•Good judgment with an understanding of when to ask for guidance or input.
•Solid understanding of the difference between remote and real risks.
•Cooperative attitude and an affinity for working with others to get the job done.
•Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English.
•English native speaker or full professional proficiency in English (TOEIC 905 points or higher)


[About us]

Renesas Electronics Corporation is seeking a member to join our team in Tokyo Headquarters and work on global legal issues with team members worldwide.

Renesas – a publicly-traded Japanese company with roughly $7 billion in revenue and 20,000 employees worldwide – is at the forefront of the semiconductor industry, providing hardware and software solutions for a range of cutting-edge technologies including self-driving cars, robots, automated factory equipment, and smart home applications. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of the electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.


We support innovation and projects that push the boundaries of semiconductor technology.  For the second year in a row, Renesas was named a Top 100 Global Innovator by Clarivate Analytics--an award that acknowledges the strength of our patent portfolio and identifies us as one of the most innovative companies in the world.  Renesas also became a sponsor of the Mahindra Racing Formula E Team, joining the first global single-seater championship for electric vehicles.


The global Renesas Legal Division supports the teams that develop, produce, promote, and sell these exciting technology solutions. 

Renesas has come a long way from its reconstruction phase in 2012 now into its development phase.  We completed the acquision of Intersil, a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, for JPY 321.9 billion in 2017.  Now we are ready for continued growth in the global semiconductor market.

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