• Commercial Litigation Attorney

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Red Hat Legal team is looking for a Commercial Litigation Attorney to join us at our corporate headquarters in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will be responsible for working with outside counsel and on your own on general litigation and other matters. You’ll need to have a combination of varied successful litigation experience, interest in and knowledge of technology, and passion for defending the open source mission.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Manage and guide strategy for a variety of commercial litigation and related matters, with experience welcome in tort, fraud, real estate, labor, and employment disputes, competition issues, and merger due diligence
    • Engage, collaborate with, and manage outside counsel in U.S. and other countries
    • Manage document preservation and internal discovery activities
    • Advise management and other internal customers regarding minimizing and addressing litigation risks
    • Be responsible for insurance-related notifications and issues

    Required skills

    • JD degree from top-tier law school with solid academic credentials
    • State bar membership
    • 8+ years of experience in litigation; substantial experience in both law firm and in-house environments is a plus
    • Experience managing attorneys
    • Trial and appellate experience
    • Negotiating experience
    • Excellent writing and verbal skills
    • International law experience is a plus
    • Solid technology interest and aptitude is a plus

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

    Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.


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