201595 Corporate Counsel Trade Compliance & Regulatory Affairs (Open)

Position title: Corporate Counsel, Trade Compliance and Regulatory Affairs

About our group:

Seagates Legal, Government Relations and Global Trust & Security Team is represented by a team of diverse, dynamic, smart and motivated attorneys and other legal, government relations and security professionals situated in our offices around the globe, practicing cross-functionally in a variety of legal, government relations and security specialties.

In this role you will:

  • Be responsible for advising on export and import compliance, trade sanctions, licensing, disclosures, customs, and compliance audits, as well as on other regulatory compliance matters
  • Advise on export and import compliance matters related to U.S. and international trade regimes and serve as the primary point of contact for related compliance questions
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and subject matter experts globally, including the International Trade Administration and Government Relations teams, on internal trade compliance programs and initiatives, including developing and improving policies, processes and training
  • Conduct analysis of trade laws and regulations applicable to Seagate, and prepare internal reports regarding the policy landscape, as well as the impact to Seagates business strategy
  • Research and stay abreast of emerging trade compliance topics
  • Participate in relevant trade compliance associations
  • Undertake special projects and support other compliance program initiatives

About you:

  • Excellent analytical, communication and writing skills
  • Ability and willingness to collaborate across teams and cultures
  • Ability to function as a trusted advisor, creative problem-solver and strategic thinker
  • Enthusiastic self-starter with the ability to influence at all levels within the organization
  • Highly organized with a commitment to high quality processes and deliverables
  • Experience or strong interest in expanding your practice to include compliance matters other than trade compliance
  • Interested in learning new substantive areas of law

Your experience includes:

  • Legal experience with U.S. and international trade regulations in a law firm or in-house experience at a multinational corporation or a combination of both
  • Demonstrated experience with compliance program management, including creation/revision of compliance documentation, and successful implementation of policies, processes and training programs
  • J.D. degree and admission to at least one U.S. state bar

Location: Longmont, CO, Normandale, MN or Washington, DC area (remote)


Our Longmont product-design campus is nestled against the foothills with exceptional views of the Rocky Mountains. Here at work, you can grab breakfast and lunch in the on-site cafeteria or get an afternoon espresso, prepared by a professional barista. Our 1,500+ employees enjoy an active on-site experience from sporting activities (get in a few laps at lunch on our 1-mile walking path around campus, play ping-pong or volleyball, or stop in our 24- hour fitness center for a group or individual workout) to community service and many employee resource groups including Pride!, Womens Leadership Network and a Young Professionals Network.


Our Normandale campus spans two suburbs, Edina and Bloomington, and serves as the Recording Head development and manufacturing arm of Seagate. Located in the heart of a bustling community, Seagate offers an on-site caf, or if you prefer, you can drive to one of many restaurants just minutes away. Need to grab a gift over lunch time? Shopping is abundant in the area. If working out is your thing, the on-site fully equipped fitness center hosts wellness programs, outdoor activities, tournaments and group workouts. Looking for something more laid back? Reset in one of our meditation rooms, or simply take a walk around our indoor walking path. On-site cultural festivals, celebrations and community volunteer opportunities also abound.

Travel: 10% (Domestic and international travel is required)

Job Family: Professional

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