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Corporate Counsel

Company name

Amazon.com, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 16,2019

Valid Through

Aug 29,2019

Posted on

Dec 20,2018

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Seattle, WA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Corporate Counsel
Candidate will serve as the primary lawyer responsible for counseling the business on a broad range of commercial, licensing, technology, and regulatory matters and structuring, drafting and negotiating commercial transactions. Will 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. Will develop strategies for handling legal issues in creative, business-centric ways and will build processes that address risk and allow the business flexibility and freedom to move quickly. 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

QUALIFICATIONS: Strong academic credentials including a JD 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. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 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.

Additional info

Job ID: 630426

Company info

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

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