Amazon Corporate LLC Senior Corporate Counsel, Social Responsibility and Sustainable Design in Seattle, Washington
Amazon's Legal Department is looking for an experienced sustainability attorney to be based in Seattle to support Amazon Web Services (AWS), a dynamic and rapidly growing business within Amazon.com. AWS is at the forefront of the cloud computing and service industry, providing IT infrastructure services, such as on-demand compute capacity, storage, content delivery, database services, browsers, and more. We are looking for a talented attorney to support business and partner legal teams and drive initiatives for advancing Amazon and AWS's ambitious environmental sustainability and social responsibility agenda.You will be part of a larger team responsible for counseling AWS on a broad range of environmental, health and safety, trade, transportation, logistics, supply chain and products matters. You will work closely with legal colleagues and work directly with multiple AWS business functions globally in procurement, design, transportation and logistics, construction and operations as AWS continues to invest in opportunities for addressing the sustainability of its operations and meeting its commitment to respecting human rights. Principal duties include (i) supporting cross-functional sustainability initiatives; (ii) driving environmental initiatives (in relation to facilities, products and transportation) and human rights and other social responsibility initiatives; (iii) monitoring and advising on salient policy and regulatory changes; (iv) providing legal support to AWS teams developing sustainability initiatives; (v) acting as a centralized resource for legal and public policy colleagues also working with teams supporting these initiatives.The qualified candidate must have 10 or more years of legal experience with at least seven years advising on environmental or social sustainability issues. The successful candidate must be enthusiastic, and enjoy working hard, being challenged, and working in a fun, team-oriented environment. They must also demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations and be adept at driving consensus. A J.D. degree and membership in one state bar (or equivalent) is required. Amazon offers its attorneys the opportunity to develop their experience and career with one of the world's most recognized and dynamic brands. Competitive salary includes equity.Basic Qualifications* 10+ years of legal experience* 7+ years of experience providing legal counsel and support for sustainability matters* A J.D. degree (or equivalent) and membership in good standing in at least one state bar (or equivalent)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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.