Corporate Counsel, Product and Food Safety and Compliance

Compensation

: $76,905.00 - $25,220.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Legal



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We are looking for a talented product or food safety attorney to support our rapidly growing and evolving Consumer and Operations businesses. You will support the team within Amazon Legal responsible for counseling the business on a broad range of product and food safety, regulatory, and compliance matters.
Principal duties include:
* Work with cross-functional teams in our Consumables and Groceries businesses, Legal, Product and Food Safety, to design and implement safety and compliance controls
* Collaborate with technology teams to implement automated solutions
* Engage with regulatory agencies, including the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and similar state and federal regulatory agencies
* Provide day-to-day advice on safety and compliance standards
* Advise business and compliance teams on regulatory developments and changes
* Manage outside counsel and outside consultants as needed
Strong preference for position to be based Seattle, Washington. Some domestic and international travel may be required.
Basic Qualifications
* J.D. degree from an accredited law school and active membership in one state bar is required
* 5+ years of experience practicing law
* Ability to demonstrate sound judgment in ambiguous situations
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age
Associated topics: company, compliance department, corporate attorney, counsel, court, courtroom, legal, legal affairs, legal department, llp * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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