Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe’s all about. We give everyone from emerging artists to global brands everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences.
We’re passionate about empowering people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen.
We’re on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity.
We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours.
Join our group of attorneys and paralegals who provide legal counsel to the business teams at Adobe that develop and market Adobe’s best-selling offerings : Creative Cloud and Document Cloud.
We are seeking a hardworking, positive, and high-energy lawyer to lead a team of legal professionals who support the go-to-market efforts of these businesses.
This Director-level role will work closely with senior management, product management, engineering, business strategy, and marketing teams, as well as colleagues in Legal, to provide counseling on a range of legal topics.
You will be based in San Jose, CA, will report to our Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and will help advance our clients' business objectives while managing legal risk.
What You Will Do
Develop a team of legal professionals; provide mentoring, leadership, and be a resource for the team.
Sit on the staff of our VP, Deputy General Counsel; provide leadership and direction for our broader team.
Support and build positive relationships with Adobe’s product development, marketing, and go-to-market teams.
Collaborate with our clients on the review of products, business strategies, and initiatives to assess legal compliance and provide practical advice.
Apply a practical and well-balanced perspective to legal issues that arise when marketing, selling, and distributing our products and services.
Advise on compliance with US and international laws and regulations associated with a broad range of legal subjects including licensing, e-commerce, education, intellectual property, marketing, privacy, and security;
advise clients of rights, obligations and risks, and provide interpretation of terms and conditions.
Provide strategic and business legal support for internal clients, including counseling, negotiation and drafting of agreements and other legal documents.
Handle cross-functional matters, and influence policy-making.
Think and act strategically towards the business, role, team, and priorities.
Develop solutions to non-standard business and legal issues with senior management review.
Consistently identify and communicate process gaps and other change opportunities; and foster environment so that others can identify new ideas, methods and processes.
What You Need to Succeed
10+ years of relevant in-house legal experience, with a predominant focus in the tech industry.
Significant experience supporting online services, e-commerce, marketing, and consumer protection matters across many jurisdictions around the world.
Five years of firm experience preferred.
Strong leadership abilities, with experience managing direct reports.
Demonstrated ability to succinctly frame complex legal issues and communicate effectively with multiple levels of management.
CIPP and CISSP certifications are a plus.
Must work well on a team and with people at all levels in the organization.
Commitment to providing clients with high-quality and timely legal advice in a fast-paced work environment, with a strong customer focus.
Demonstrated ability to think and act strategically, be a creative problem solver, have excellent business instincts, and drive to provide practical solutions.
Exceptional interpersonal skills with a sense of humor, intellectual curiosity, and a dedication to professionalism.
Seek to make an impact and build an exciting career with our Legal team.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.