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Corporate Counsel

San Jose, CA
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Job Title: Corporate Counsel 155318

Primary Location United States-California-San Jose
Job: Legal
Schedule: Full-time

Xilinx develops highly flexible and adaptive processing platforms that enable rapid innovation across a variety of technologies - from the endpoint to the edge to the cloud. Xilinx is the inventor of the FPGA, hardware programmable SoCs and the ACAP (Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform), designed to deliver the most dynamic processor technology in the industry and enable the adaptable, intelligent and connected world of the future in a multitude of markets including Data Center (Compute, Storage and Networking); Wireless/5G and Wired Communications; Automotive/ADAS; Emulation & Prototyping; Aerospace & Defense; Industrial Scientific & Medical, and others. Xilinx's core strengths simultaneously address major industry trends including the explosion of data, heterogeneous computing after Moore's Law, and the dawn of artificial intelligence (AI).

Our global team is growing and we are looking for bold, collaborative and creative people to help us lead the industry transformation to build an adaptable intelligent world. We believe that by embracing diverse ideas, striving for excellence in all that we do, and working together as a unified team, we can accomplish anything. Come do your best work and live your best life as part of the ONEXILINX team! 


In your role as Corporate Counsel, you will be an integral part of the Corporate Legal team at Xilinx. You will work closely with Xilinx’s corporate development team supporting Xilinx’s M&A and strategic investment activities. You will also assist with securities and governance matters, SEC filings and other corporate transactions. You are smart, detail-oriented, confident, flexible, responsible, and collaborative and have excellent writing and presentation skills.
Title and compensation commensurate with experience.

  • Manage and provide legal advice on all aspects of mergers & acquisitions, including performing due diligence, drafting and negotiating definitive documentation, closing deals and post-closing integration matters
  • Support strategic investments by preparing and negotiating term sheets, transaction agreements and side letters
  • Prepare and manage various SEC filings, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, S-8, as well as proxy statements and Section 16 filings
  • Assist with corporate governance matters as necessary
  • Provide legal support for debt and equity offerings and treasury matters
  • Support stock administration department
  • Work with corporate paralegals on international subsidiary governance
  • Partner with and provide strategic legal advice to corporate development, finance, treasury, investor relations, stock administration, tax and other internal clients



  • J.D. Degree with strong academic credentials.
  • 6 years’ of relevant legal experience, including public company corporate and securities work.
  • Significant M&A and investment experience.
  • Prior relevant in-house experience in a corporate legal department of a technology company is a plus, but not required.
  • Must be a member in good standing of the California State Bar.

Job Posting: May 4, 2018, 5:02:30 PM

Xilinx is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Applicants and employees are treated throughout the employment process without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender Identity or sexual orientation. The self-identification information requested is not gathered for employment decisions. It is used only for compliance with US Federal laws. Your responses are strictly voluntary, and any information provided will remain confidential. If you choose not to "self-identify", you will not be subject to any adverse treatment.


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