Tesla is seeking a Sr. Litigation Counsel for our Fremont, CA location. As a member of Teslas Litigation team, you will be directly engaged in developing and driving litigation strategy with a trial-focused approach and partnering with the business to identify potential litigation risks and solutions. You will be supporting Tesla in a wide range of significant litigation matters, worldwide, including commercial litigation and pre-litigation, individual and class action consumer complaints, securities, advertising, trade secret, and regulatory actions. You will be joining a fun, fast-paced and growing legal team working collaboratively together on novel legal issues.


  • Develop and drive Teslas strategy for litigation and regulatory actions.
  • Manage and help run all aspects of litigation matters, in the U.S. and worldwide, including e-discovery, fact-finding and analysis, witness preparation, depositions, case management conferences, motion practice, and arbitration or trial preparation and presentation.
  • Both supervise and partner with outside counsel to ensure that all aspects of Teslas legal representation are of the highest quality, including the day-to-day running of matters, overall strategy, written work, and oral advocacy.
  • Identify potential litigation or regulatory risk and counsel the business to minimize exposure.


  • 7-10 years litigation experience, preferably including experience at a top tier law firm.
  • J.D. from top-ranked law school preferred.
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills a must.
  • Business-savvy, creative approach to problem-solving.
  • Evidence of exceptional ability.

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