• Senior Corporate Counsel

    Job Location JP-13-Tokyo
    Job ID
  • Company Overview and Values

    For 50 years, Entegris has been a provider of critical products and materials used in advanced high-technology manufacturing. These products and materials are often used to make the building blocks of many of the world's most complex microelectronic products, such as computers, mobile devices and phones, data storage components, televisions and monitors, and automobiles.


    Headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts, Entegris employs approximately 3,500 people worldwide, with roughly half employed in Asia-Pacific or Europe.


    With research and development, customer service, analytical labs, and manufacturing in Asia-Pacific, North America and Europe, Entegris supports customers around the globe as they take technology to the next level.


    Entegris is a values-driven culture and our employees rally around our core PACE values:   


    People and Teamwork

    Accountability, Integrity and Trust                          

    Creativity and Innovation


    The Role

    Entegris is seeking a full time Senior Corporate Counsel to join the BOLT (Business │ Opportunity │ Law │ Technology) team in Asia. Entegris is a global company with its largest markets in Asia, which requires significant BOLT focus on that region.  We are looking for innovative and strategic thinkers to join our growing BOLT team.

    This opportunity can be based in Tokyo, Taiwan, South Korea, or Singapore.

    In this role you will

    • Business and legal affairs partner to Entegris’ APAC Region, focusing on Japan, primarily through direct provision of services and coordination with other lawyers and professionals in BOLT;
    • Counsel, review, draft and negotiate commercial and distributor contracts required by the Asia business organizations, focusing on Japan;
    • Interpret, communicate to and monitor compliance with corporate and BOLT policies by the APAC business organizations, particularly Japan;
    • Coordinate corporate law matters for Entegris subsidiaries located in Japan, including drafting of corporate documents and coordinating the drafting of more complex corporate documents;
    • Provide legal representation to the APAC Business organizations for transactions related to their business, focusing on Japan;
    • Proven track record of managing wide legal agenda and complex litigation and responding to regulatory investigations.
    • Interpret, communicate, monitor and investigate compliance with the Entegris Code of Business Ethics and the Corporate Compliance Policy, conduct or coordinate investigations into alleged wrongdoing, as requested by the General Counsel;
    • Periodically conduct in person compliance training throughout APAC and in Japanese language, when applicable, focusing on compliance with the Entegris Code of Business Ethics and with legal requirements;
    • Collaborate effectively with international colleagues both in APAC and global team to provide aligned advice that appropriately balances Japan and global perspectives and needs;
    • Routinely update and advise the General Counsel on legal matters arising throughout Asia, particularly Japan;
    • Manage litigation/arbitration being prosecuted or defended in Japan, as requested;
    • Manage due diligence and provide support for acquisitions in APAC, particularly Japan;
    • Manage legal matters related to corporate initiatives throughout APAC, particularly Japan;
    • Provide support for IP and technology portfolio in Japan, in coordination with Chief IP Counsel;
    • Undertake other tasks as may be requested by the Senior Vice President & General Counsel.

    Traits we believe make a strong candidate

    • Demonstrated experience as a practicing attorney with an international law firm or a global business enterprise with corporate, cross-border commercial transactions, including dealing with distributors within Asia Pacific and employment disputes;
    • Qualified lawyer in Japan (min 5 years PQE) with commercial experience gained in leading law firm and/or relevant in house experiences (preferably in semiconductor sector);
    • Familiarity with trade regulation and international tax principles a plus;
    • Fluent/ native bilingual speaking, writing and legal drafting skills in English and Japanese; Chinese or Korean language ability is a plus;
    • Seasoned lawyer with strong legal analytical skills and practical business orientation; in-house experience with large international corporations is a plus;
    • Strong understanding of commercial law and practice throughout Asia; familiarity with Japanese business law practices;
    • Licensed to practice law in Japan is a plus;
    • Possesses high level of integrity, honesty and respect for the rule of law.







    At Entegris we are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. Our policy is to recruit, hire, train, and reward employees for their individual abilities, achievements and experience without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, marital or military status.


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