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Corporate Counsel, M&A and Strategic Investments



Seattle, WA, USA · Seattle, WA, USA · United States
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024

DESCRIPTION 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 five years of relevant M&A and investments experience as a corporate transactions attorney is required. Relevant experience with acquisitions and investments in the technology sector and/or start-up or early stage companies is preferred but not required. Preferred location for the role is Seattle.

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

New York, NY, USA | Seattle, WA, USA


- Juris Doctor degree and membership in good standing in at least one state bar
- Five or more years of experience as a corporate transactions attorney focused on M&A and investments
- At least five years of major law firm experience
- Familiarity with a wide variety of transaction types (e.g., private company, public company, stock purchase, asset purchase, cross-border, minority investments, joint ventures, etc.)


- Experience with M&A and investments involving technology companies and startups
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
- Sound and practical business judgment
- A proven ability to manage a large number and variety of mission-critical projects, working independently and often in ambiguous environments

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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.