Amazon – Associate Corporate Counsel, AWS Sales & Marketing Legal – New York City, NY

September 19, 2022

Job Description

Job title: Associate Corporate Counsel, AWS Sales & Marketing Legal

Company: Amazon

Job description: DESCRIPTION

Job summary

Amazon’s Legal Department is looking for a talented attorney who is willing to learn and support Amazon Web Services (AWS), one of the world’s fastest growing technology companies. This Associate Corporate Counsel role is based at Amazon’s headquarters in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area, New York or Santa Monica, California and it will support the AWS Sales, Marketing, and Global Services business team. For more than 14 years, AWS has been the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud computing platform. AWS services are trusted by millions of customers around the world – including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies. To learn more about AWS, visit Associate Corporate Counsel will serve as a trusted advisor to business leadership regarding transformative alliances with AWS Partners and related legal work. The candidate will have primary transactional drafting and negotiation responsibilities on deals, and provide ongoing legal counsel and contract interpretation for senior executives and other business team members. These transactions range from standard contracts to complex, high value agreements. The candidate also will also participate in other Amazon legal projects as directed, including the administration and resolution of legal issues that arise in existing commercial relationships and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries.

The successful candidate must be inquisitive, enthusiastic about technology, enjoy being continually challenged, and demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations. The successful candidate works well within a large legal team, but is also able to work independently on transactional and project work.

Key job responsibilities

This role will support the AWS Sales and Marketing team, which is a dynamic and fast-growing organization across the globe. Key responsibilities in supporting this team include negotiating strategic deals with global partners, innovating to modernize and scale our legal support, and analyzing security, competition, and other legal risk in the context of sales operations. This role will also participate in other Amazon Web Services legal projects, including negotiating and drafting agreements and managing legal issues that arise in existing commercial relationships.

About the team

You will be joining a fast-paced, tightly-knit, and diverse legal team that delights in innovating and simplifying for its business customers. As part of the team you will participate in team-wide meetings, departmental goals, and collaborative projects. You will have access and visibility with senior leadership.

At AWS Legal, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have twelve employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing engagement experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity conference and AmazeCon.


  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) and membership in one state bar or equivalent.
  • 2+ years of transactional legal experience, to include experience at a law firm or in-house


  • Familiar with IT infrastructure, outsourcing, telecommunications or cloud computing services.
  • Strong background sophisticated, multifaceted transactions
  • In-house experience at a technology or internet company.
  • Strong analytical, written and oral communication. Curiosity, and a willingness to learn and grow in a team environment.

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

Workers in New York City who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodation.

Expected salary:

Location: New York City, NY

Job date: Mon, 19 Sep 2022 04:15:41 GMT


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