Are you looking for a new challenge in a fast-paced, innovative company? Come make history with Amazon’s legal department.
We are looking for talented attorneys to support our rapidly growing and evolving Kindle, Web Services and Retail businesses. You will serve as the primary lawyer responsible for counseling the business on a broad range of commercial and regulatory matters and structuring, drafting and negotiating commercial transactions. You will work directly with the business, serving as lead counsel on strategic deals , providing day-to-day advice, resolving issues that arise in existing commercial relationships and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries.
Principal duties include structuring, drafting and negotiating complicated technology, distribution, licensing, marketing and other commercial agreements and providing ongoing legal counseling in a wide range of legal areas, including intellectual property, digital media and regulatory compliance. Some travel, domestic and international, will be required.
Every day across the world we develop the ideas, the services and the products that make life easier for tens of millions of customer, and make good things happen faster. From providing Earth’s Biggest Selection of products to developing ground breaking software and devices that change entire industries. Amazon is a place of invention and progressive thinking.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.
Strong academic credentials including a J.D. degree from a top law school and membership in one state bar is required
4+ years of legal experience as a transactional legal counsel, preferably with some portion of that experience in technology and commercial transactions
3+ years’ experience in a top national or international law firm is required
A mix of corporate law firm and in-house experience is a plus
Ability to demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations
Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams
Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines
Strong written and oral communication skills
Strong analytical and computer skills
Common sense, great judgment, and a good sense of humor
Are you looking for a new challenge in a fast-paced, innovative company? Come make history with Amazon’s Legal Department. Since 1994, Amazon has evolved from a single retail website to become a global retail business, cloud computing service provider, and digital content provider. Amazon's Legal Department is looking to fill a number of Corporate Counsel positions supporting Amazon Web Services (...AWS), a dynamic and rapidly growing business within Amazon.com. AWS is at the forefront of the "cloud" computing and service industry, providing IT infrastructure services such as on-demand compute capacity, storage, content delivery, database services, browsers and more.