Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-06-08

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Sr. Corporate Counsel, Sanctions and Trade

About the company:

Lucid is the new generation of EV. Our relentless focus on innovation, luxury, and sustainability drives us into a reality where you no longer have to choose between doing great things, doing the right thing, and doing everything with the highest regard for efficiency and design. There were luxury cars, then EVs, now there’s Lucid.  

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

Lucid is looking for an experienced attorney to join our legal team. This role will be a key member of Lucid Legal that will help develop and operate the company’s critical compliance programs related to sanctions and trade controls, export controls, forced labor/supply chain, and import issues, including customs and tariffs.

At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.

Notice regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirement as a condition of gainful employment within the United States
At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States, must provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses) based on the manufacturer's guidelines on their first day of employment.
Individuals seeking a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement may be granted such an accommodation after submitting a formal request to and the subsequent review and approval thereof by our dedicated Covid-19 Response team.
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

You Will:

  • Design and operate the company’s sanctions and trade-related compliance programs
  • Lead sanctions and trade-related compliance for the appropriate business and engineering leadership and their teams
  • Lead advice on Foreign Trade Zone compliance
  • Proactively provide concise, practical and actionable advice to business and engineering teams to advise on trade issues and mitigate compliance risks and import compliance
  • Develop and implement written compliance policies and procedures related to sanctions and export controls
  • Serve as subject matter expert on FTZ, import, sanctions and trade controls issues within Lucid’s legal team
  • Advise on contractual engagements and protections as needed
  • Research and track trade-related legislation, regulations and significant enforcement matters and identify opportunities to partner with Public Policy group to influence regulatory landscape
  • Coordinate with regulatory and government officials at various levels, provide required notices and filing, and respond to government inquiries
  • Design and implement trainings for business and engineering teams on sanctions and trade topics
  • You Bring:

  • Juris Doctor and membership in good standing in at least one state bar
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience at a law firm or in-house corporate role
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with US sanctions and trade control laws and regulations 
  • Consistent good judgment and ability to apply legal knowledge and common sense to help solve important business challenges
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a complex workload while maintaining priorities and proactively anticipating issues
  • Excellent analytical, written and verbal skills with the ability to present information, including complex legal matters, clearly and concisely
  • Interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to collaborate and establish credibility with senior leadership and colleagues
  • Able to travel periodically and as needed
  • Locations for this role, are open to Washington D.C., Newark, CA, or Chandler AZ.