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Corporate Counsel, Devices

Posted Apr 01
Full Time
New York


Amazon's legal team is looking for a talented transactional attorney to support our rapidly growing and evolving Devices & Services business. The attorney will work closely with business development, product, and go-to-market teams as counsel on strategic partnership deals across a variety of products, including Appstore distribution deals with major app developers and Fire TV integration deals with third-party device manufacturers. The attorney will also support inbound technology transactions for other Amazon products (such as e-Readers, Tablets, and Alexa products).

Principal Responsibilities Include

  • Support business leaders as lead counsel on strategic partnership deals
  • Structure, draft, and negotiate software licensing and other commercial agreements
  • Counsel the business team on a range of intellectual property, technology, digital media, privacy, and regulatory matters, and provide day-to-day advice
  • Resolve issues that arise in existing commercial relationships and handle pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries

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

Los Angeles, CA, USA | New York, NY, USA | San Francisco, CA, USA | Seattle, WA, USA | Simi Valley, CA, USA | Sunnyvale, CA, USA | West Hollywood, CA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • J.D. degree and membership in one state bar is required
  • 5+ years of experience as a transactional attorney
  • 2+ years of experience drafting and negotiating technology transactions, including software licenses

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior in-house experience at a technology or media company
  • 4+ years of experience structuring, drafting, and negotiating complex software licensing and other commercial agreements in support of product development and launch
  • Technical background (computer science, electrical, or mechanical engineering preferred), with strong knowledge of software and hardware development and design
  • Knowledge of the media space, including over-the-top (OTT) video streaming services and business trends
  • Ability to work independently while also contributing successfully to cross-functional teams
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through, and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Sound judgment even in ambiguous situations

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 Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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.

Company - Services LLC

Job ID: A2460606