Amazon Corporate LLC Corporate Counsel, M&A in Seattle, Washington

Corporate Counsel, M&A Job ID 558844 Location US-WA-Seattle Posted Date 7/14/2017 Company Amazon Corporate LLC Position Category Legal Recruiting Team .. Job DescriptionAmazon.com is seeking a Corporate Counsel to support its work on M&A and strategic investments. The candidate must have a strong M&A and investments background and be able to manage large and complex transactions with tight deadlines, as well as research and advise on transactional and general corporate matters and work effectively with outside counsel. The candidate must be flexible and willing to work extended hours when necessary. A minimum of four years of relevant M&A and investments experience as a corporate transactions attorney is required (and the ideal candidate will have 5-9 years of experience). Relevant experience with acquisitions and investments in the technology sector and/or start-up or early stage companies is preferred but not required. The position is located in Seattle. Basic Qualifications Juris Doctor degree and membership in good standing in at least one state bar Four or more years of experience as a corporate transactions attorney focused on M&A and investments At least three years of major law firm experience Exceptional written and verbal communication skills Sound and practical business judgment, as well as common sense A proven ability to manage a large number and variety of mission-critical projects, working independently and often in ambiguous environments Preferred Qualifications Experience with M&A and investments involving technology companies and startups Familiarity with a wide variety of transaction types (e.g., public company, private company, stock purchase, asset purchase, cross-border, etc.) Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation