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Corporate Counsel, Books

Posted Nov 10
Full Time
On Site
San Francisco, California


We are looking for a talented and experienced attorney to support Amazon’s Books, Devices, and Digital Services businesses. Lawyers at Amazon are trusted members of the business. Our work is intellectually challenging, exciting, and fast-paced. Developing innovative solutions to novel legal questions is part of our daily work.

You will serve as the primary lawyer responsible for counseling the businesses on a broad range of legal areas including physical and digital consumer products and services, privacy and regulatory matters, and product launches. You will be responsible for drafting and negotiating complex, high value agreements, and provide ongoing legal counsel and contract interpretation for senior executives and other business team members. Some travel, both domestic and international, will be required.

The successful candidate must be inquisitive, enthusiastic about technology, enjoy working hard and being continually challenged, and demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations.

You will be part of the broader legal team that supports Amazon’s Books, Devices, and Digital Services businesses across the US and in many other geographies worldwide.

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

San Francisco, CA, USA | Santa Monica, CA, USA | Seattle, WA, USA | Sumner, WA, USA | Sunnyvale, CA, USA



  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school and active membership in good standing in at least one state bar.
  • 5+ years of legal experience, ideally with some part of that supporting technology and e-commerce businesses.



  • Outstanding legal and business judgment; strong organizational, project management, drafting, negotiation, analytical, management, and leadership skills.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and deliver results.
  • High degree of independence, initiative, decisiveness, and creative thinking, as well as a desire to be challenged.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to be a partner to business stakeholders.
  • In-house experience at a technology company.

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 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 $123,100/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 Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.