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JR-0000052708 Requisition #

Western Digital®


The next big thing in data is you!

Come join Western Digital, a World’s Most Ethical Company.

The Director, Global Antitrust/Competition Law Counsel, will manage and maintain a global antitrust/competition law program at a complex global company. This will include assisting with risk assessments, revising policies, providing legal advice on distribution and other legal matters, assisting with antitrust clearances for mergers and acquisitions, training employees and performing ongoing antitrust/competition law risk monitoring. The Director will be part of the Legal Ethics and Compliance Team, reporting to the Senior Director, Antitrust, Anti-Corruption and Privacy Compliance.


  • Updating and implementing an antitrust/competition law compliance program for a complex global business, to ensure the company and each of its subsidiaries, affiliates, and partners complies fully with all applicable competition laws, regulations, orders and judgments
  • Designing, drafting and implementing policies and procedures tailored specifically to legal, business and compliance requirements
  • Monitoring legal and regulatory changes that impact the company’s business across global jurisdictions
  • Developing online and instructor-led training programs to ensure employees fully understand laws and risks associated with antitrust;
  • Conducting in-person compliance training to a diverse audience at sites around the globe
  • Working closely with business leaders and product teams to develop and implement antitrust risk mitigation strategies, practices and procedures
  • Performing competition compliance risk assessments on a regular basis
  • Performing compliance monitoring and assisting with internal investigations
  • Providing legal advice on M&A transactions and antitrust-related governance matters that may arise
  • Working cross-functionally to evaluate and recommend changes and solutions to improve policies, procedures, and internal controls based on risk assessments or other root causes of misconduct


  • JD from a top university;
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience working as a lawyer at a top law firm and/or experience managing an in-house antitrust program
  • Experience as a trainer on antitrust topics
  • Excellent collaboration skills and demonstrated team player
  • Experience working inside a global company is preferred, but not required
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills and a demonstrated record of cross-functional collaboration
  • Integrity, professionalism and a keen understanding of the sensitivity and confidentiality of the work is a must 
  • Professional presence, excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills, and experience delivering crisp, clear executive presentations
  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive and manage multiple projects simultaneously, focus on critical priorities and apply appropriate judgment in escalating competing priorities and substantive issues for guidance
  • Strong work ethic and ability to produce high quality work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively in a global environment and sensitivity to and an understanding of cultural differences around the globe
  • Ability to travel, including international travel, is required


The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.

We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, it was the most important thing we could do for data. Now we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.

The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.


But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It’s You & Us. Together, we’re the next big thing in data.


Western Digital® data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology™, HGST, SanDisk®, Tegile™, Upthere™, and WD® brands.


Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer.


Western Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster.

Federal and state laws require employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you need any accommodation or assistance with our career site, please contact us at staffingsupport@wdc.com.

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