Welcome to the latest edition of the Lit Daily’s In-House Litigation Leaders series where we focus on lawyers making the hiring decisions, shaping the strategies and managing the caseloads at some of the nation’s largest and most innovative companies. 

Meet Teri Little, the senior vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary for Applied Materials, the world’s largest maker of tools for making semiconductors based in Santa Clara, California. Prior to joining Applied in June 2020, Little spent 18 years at semiconductor company KLA Corp. where she also rose to serve as CLO. Prior to joining KLA, she was a corporate associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and a litigation associate at Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe.