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Corporate Counsel, Shopping & Search

Posted Feb 09
Full Time
Seattle, Washington


Amazon’s US Stores legal team is seeking a Corporate Counsel to support our Search and Conversation Shopping business. The attorney will provide legal guidance on cutting edge product and service launches, regulatory issues, and advice on compliance-related initiatives for their business partners.

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, exciting and fast-paced. Developing innovative solutions to novel legal questions is part of our daily business.

Key job responsibilities

  • Support business leaders as lead counsel on product decisions
  • Counsel on regulatory matters
  • Provide day-to-day, customer-focused advice
  • Handle pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries
  • Occasional travel will be required.

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

Arlington, VA, USA | New York City, NY, USA | Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • A J.D. degree and active membership in at least one state bar
  • 5+ years of experience practicing law

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with privacy, consumer protection, and advertising regulation and compliance
  • Prior litigation and regulatory experience
  • Retail legal and in-house experience are both a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently while also contributing to cross-functional and international teams
  • Strong written and verbal communication, analytical and computer skills
  • Sound judgment even in ambiguous situations
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage a large number of projects at once, follow through, and meet deadlines
  • Team player and consensus builder who can effectively collaborate and build relationships with attorneys and business leaders throughout the organization.
  • Business acumen combined with the ability to identify optimal solutions, including novel, creative and innovative solutions to complex issues.

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

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.

Company - Services LLC

Job ID: A2556084

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