Corporate Counsel in Mexico City, Mexico

Are you looking for a new challenge in a fast-paced, innovative company? Come make history with Amazon’s legal department.

We are looking for a talented attorney to support our rapidly growing and evolving Retail, Operations and Seller Services businesses. You will be primary lawyer responsible for counseling the business on a broad range of commercial and regulatory matters and structuring, drafting and negotiating commercial transactions. You will work directly with the business, serving as lead counsel on strategic deals, providing day-to-day advice, resolving issues that arise in existing commercial relationships and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries.

Principal duties include structuring, drafting and negotiating complicated technology, distribution, licensing, marketing and other commercial agreements and providing ongoing legal counseling in a wide range of legal areas, including intellectual property, digital media and regulatory compliance. Some travel, domestic and international, will be required.

  • Strong academic credentials including a law degree from a top Mexican university is required

  • 6+ years of legal experience as a transactional legal counsel, preferably with some portion of that experience in technology and commercial transactions

  • 3+ years of experience in a top national or international law firm is required

  • Fluent in English and Spanish

  • A mix of corporate law firm and in-house experience is a plus

  • Post graduate law degree

  • Extended experience (12 months or more) working or studying in the US or UK

  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations

  • Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams

  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong analytical and computer skills

  • Common sense, great judgment, and a good sense of humor

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

AMZR Req ID: 455120