Legal Job: Corporate Counsel at Amazon

Legal Job: Corporate Counsel at Amazon

About Company

Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. We are driven by the excitement of building technologies, inventing products, and providing services that change lives. We embrace new ways of doing things, make decisions quickly, and are not afraid to fail. We have the scope and capabilities of a large company, and the spirit and heart of a small one.

Key Responsibilities May Include

  • Structuring, drafting, and negotiating a high volume of agreements for scripted series, unscripted series and movies projects, including rights and format option/purchase and acquisition agreements, key above-the-line agreements such as writer, producer, director and performer agreements, documentary and reality participant and access agreements, first look and overall agreements, production services
  • Reviewing chain-of-title and evaluating and resolving complex rights issues.
  • Reviewing content for copyright, trademark, and legal risk related to claims of defamation, rights of publicity and privacy.
  • Managing production legal compliance review including regulatory, privacy, tax incentives, guild, labor and employment, public policy, safety and immigration issues.
  • Partnering with cross-department stakeholders including creative, business affairs, production, marketing, publicity and other teams to advise on risks and issues involving a wide range of legal areas.
  • Assisting with the development of forms, processes and policies.

Basic Qualifications

  • LL.B. (undergraduate law degree) from a top tier university in India.
  • A minimum of 8+ years of experience as a lawyer, with several years of experience with a studio, production company, or an entertainment and media law firm in television development, production, marketing and strong skills in drafting and negotiating complex contracts.
  • High degree of independence, initiative and decisiveness but also a desire to be challenged and think outside the box
  • Excellent language capability including the ability to communicate orally and to draft legal documents in English.
  • A team player and consensus builder with great people skills who can effectively and efficiently collaborate and build relationships with attorneys and business clients at all levels throughout the organization.
  • Ability to prioritize in a fast-moving environment.
  • Outstanding legal and business judgment especially in ambiguous situations.
  • Highest standards of ethics and professional integrity.

Preferred Qualifications

  • In-house experience in the media space with a reputed MNC.
  • Knowledge / experience in policy issues

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