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Senior Legal Counsel, Litigation & Law Enforcement

 

Senior Legal Counsel, Litigation & Law Enforcement

  • JR-124943
  • Denver
  • Legal
  • Full time
Senior Legal Counsel, Litigation & Law Enforcement

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed. 

 

We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five continents.   

 

A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.  

Job Summary: Our global legal team may span 6 continents, but we are One Legal – a cohesive global team, working together across borders in support of shared strategic objectives. We work hard but take time to celebrate our accomplishments – both professional and personal – with a healthy dose of fun thrown in along the way. We look forward to coming to work each day to support Equinix and each other and highly value the “team first” culture we have created.

We pride ourselves on being valued business partners who are responsive, consistent and proactive. We take customer service seriously and strive for excellence in execution.  Equinix’s consistent growth trajectory, which has continued even in the face of global macroeconomic uncertainty, keeps us on our toes and constantly learning.  Strong relationships with our internal clients, fueled by our solution-driven orientation and creative, practical advice get us invited to the table early and often and lead to interesting and rewarding work directly in support of Equinix’s corporate strategy.

The One Legal team at Equinix seeks a Legal Counsel, Litigation & Law Enforcement to manage our litigation and dispute portfolio and field law enforcement inquiries in the US, Canada and potentially LatAm.  This role can be based in Tampa, Denver, Dallas, Toronto or our Redwood City, California headquarters.


Responsibilities

  • Case management, including assessing and quantifying liability, selecting and managing outside counsel, setting and managing budgets, reviewing and preparing pleadings and briefs, developing, communicating and implementing overall case strategy, managing discovery and communicating with stakeholders within the legal department and throughout the company.
  • Analyzing, negotiating agreeable terms and overseeing compliance with subpoenas and other legal process.
  • Field inquires and legal process from a variety of law enforcement sources, local, federal and international, balancing being a good corporate citizen with confidentiality obligations and expectations and creating win/win outcomes wherever possible.
  • As our first dedicated litigation and law enforcement subject matter expert, provide thought leadership and share best practices on litigation and law enforcement response with our global legal team.
  • Navigate competing workflows, set appropriate priorities with clients and deliver results within agreed timelines.
  • Think creatively and devise solutions to challenging problems, including making and articulating determinations regarding risks and benefits.
  • Exercise mature and reliable judgment while enjoying Equinix’s enthusiastic, informal and fast-paced environment.
  • Flexibility and desire to work on challenging and new projects to support a lean and highly efficient legal team.
  • Willingness to develop new areas of expertise and solve a wide variety of problems both within and outside of your comfort zone.

Qualifications

  • J.D. from an accredited law school.
  • Membership in good standing of any US or Canadian bar organization.
  • 4+ years of relevant law firm or in-house experience with at least 2 years of focus on: issues surrounding litigation (focus on commercial real estate, commercial contracts or labor and employment disputes a plus); and response to law enforcement inquiries (experience with federal law enforcement a plus). 
  • Ability to understand internet architecture at a level sufficient to interface with experts and explain to stakeholders whether an IP address belongs to Equinix, its customers or a third party.
  • Strong communication, leadership and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a demanding workload.
  • Bonus points for:
  • Familiarity with data centers and the colocation, managed services and telecommunications industries.
  • Experience working in a culturally diverse and global company.
  • Spanish language skills.
  • US Government security clearance.

We offer Medical, TeleMedicine, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D insurance, 401K, Leave of absence & disability benefits, paid time off & holidays and more. 

In accordance with Colorado State Law (https://leg.colorado.gov/bills/sb19-085) the salary range for Colorado for this role is $134,000 – $187,000 per year/Hour with 25% bonus target. 

At Equinix, we’re tasked with leading in the communities we serve — and doing our part to help keep our communities and our teams safe. Our #IamSafeIBelongIMatter culture transcends and informs all we do. In alignment with our culture, Equinix has implemented a vaccine or test policy that requires employees to show proof of full vaccination or get tested regularly to work onsite in an IBX or office. 

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Visit our Career page here to understand about Equinix COVID-19 Vaccine Policy.

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