Corporate Counsel

Expiring today

Jul 10, 2024
Jul 13, 2024
Contract Type

Amazon's Kindle, Web Services, and Consumer/B2B retail businesses are seeking talented attorneys for Corporate Counsel positions across our various teams. These attorneys will partner with the legal team and their business operations clients to achieve operational excellence, ensure compliance with state and federal regulators, consider legal issues of first impression and move strategic deals through to completion.

Amazon is a leader in global e–commerce. Our innovative technologies change the way people find, discover and buy products and services. Lawyers at Amazon are trusted members of the business. Our work is intellectually challenging and exciting. Developing innovative solutions to novel legal questions is part of our daily business.

Some travel, domestic and international, may be required.

Principal duties include:
– Structuring, drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements, including technology, distribution, licensing and marketing contracts
– Providing ongoing legal counseling in a wide range of legal areas, such as intellectual property, digital media and regulatory compliance
– Product or service counseling support
– Serving as lead counsel and directly advising business clients on strategic deals
– Resolving issues that arise in existing commercial relationships and handling pre–litigation legal disputes and inquiries

This role may be based in any of the following locations: Seattle, WA; Arlington, VA; Santa Monica, CA; Culver City, CA; Sunnyvale, CA; or New York, NY

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Arlington, VA, USA Los Angeles, CA, USA New York, NY, USA San Francisco, CA, USA Seattle, WA, USA

– JD degree and membership in at least one state bar is required
– At least 5 full years of experience practicing law, preferably with some portion of that experience in technology and commercial transactions

– 3+ years' experience in a top national or international law firm
– In–house experience is a plus
– Ability to demonstrate sound judgment 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

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $138,500/year in our lowest geographic market up to $229,000/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job–related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign–on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.