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Amazon Senior Corporate Counsel, AWS Legal in Seattle, Washington


Amazon's Legal Department is looking for a talented attorney to fill the position of Senior Corporate Counsel to support Amazon Web Services, a dynamic and rapidly growing business within Amazon.com.

Amazon Web Services is at the forefront of the cloud computing and service industry, providing IT infrastructure services such as on-demand compute capacity, storage, content delivery, AI/ML, database services and more. This attorney will primarily support our North America Sales organization under the AWS Global Sales business team. This candidate will have transactional drafting and negotiation responsibilities on commercial agreements, will provide ongoing legal counsel to business leaders, will advise on regulatory and compliance issues, and will assist with marketing-related activities. The successful candidate will be a fast learner who is detail-oriented and customer-obsessed, and will be able to work independently and comfortably while making decisions in ambiguous situations.

About the team

You will be joining a fast-paced, tightly-knit, and diverse legal team that delights in building, innovating and simplifying for its business partners and customers. As part of the team you will participate in team-wide meetings, departmental goals, and collaborative projects. In this role, you will have access and visibility to business leadership. We are a coast-to-coast team, with members in Seattle, New York, Toronto, and Santa Monica.

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

New York, NY, USA | Santa Monica, CA, USA | Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school and active membership in at least one state bar

  • 10+ years of legal experience as an attorney

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong analytical, written, and oral communication

  • Curiosity and a willingness to learn and grow in a team environment

  • Ability to demonstrate sound legal and business judgment

  • Ability to work independently and contribute successfully to cross-functional teams

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects at once while meeting 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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $146,500/year in our lowest geographic market up to $272,500/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 https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.