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Corporate Counsel

Company name

Amazon.com, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 18,2018

Posted on

Mar 09,2018

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Sunnyvale, CA
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Corporate Counsel The candidate will counsel the Alexa business on a broad range of commercial, licensing, technology, and regulatory matters and structuring, drafting and negotiating commercial transactions. Work directly with the business, serving as lead counsel on strategic deals, providing day-to-day input on business and strategy, resolving issues that arise in existing commercial relationships and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries. You will develop strategies for handling legal issues in creative, business-centric ways and you will build processes that address risk and allow the business flexibility and freedom to move quickly. 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.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have 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 is needed. 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 is preferred. Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams is desired. Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines is preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Amazon.com, Inc.
410 Terry Ave N
Suite 1200
Seattle, WA 98109

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