Legal Counsel

Draper, Utah Requisition Number R0029040 Subsidiary eBay

With more than 175 million active users, eBay is the world's largest online marketplace, where practically anyone can buy and sell practically anything.  Founded in 1995, eBay connects a diverse and passionate community of individual buyers and sellers, as well as small businesses. Their collective impact on ecommerce is staggering, with more than a billion items listed on eBay.

eBay’s innovative Legal Department is looking for an attorney to be a key member of our legal team in Salt Lake City, Utah.  The attorney is responsible for counseling the business on a broad range of strategic deals and will drive the structure, negotiation, and execution of commercial contracts and any related policies. This position will provide legal counseling and work directly with the business units to ensure alignment with business goals and objectives.


  • Serve as astrategic liaison partner to various business units, building strongtrustedrelationships 

  • Counselbusiness unit clients on deal structuring, term negotiation, and operational implementation

  • Provide proactive, forward-thinking, and creative guidance to senior leaders in a fast-paced environment

  • Prepare, negotiate and review general commercial contracts, terms and conditions, technology agreements, licensing agreements and service agreements.

  • Mitigaterelated business and legalrisks, including data, IP, and regulatory risk

  • Collaborate effectively with counterparts in other business units and legal teams to provide consistent creative advice

  • Think strategically about how to scale the department and implement operational efficiencies to enhance our ways of working

  • Perform special projects/initiatives andother duties as may be assigned

Skills Sought:  

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of commercial contracts, including those with internationalthird partysuppliers and partners. Tech experience desirable. 

  • Excellentanalytic skills, able to balance legal and business risk with commercial opportunity

  • Strong communication and presentation skills to all levels of legal and business leadership

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and a fast-paced culture; have a practical, solutions-oriented focus

  • Capable of working with minimal supervision

  • Good sense of humor

  • Identify, prioritize, analyzeand resolvea wide variety oflegalissues quickly and effectively

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and drive complex commercial and technology transactions

  • Value the importance of teamwork and work collaboration

  • Strong judgment and project management skills, with track record of seeingbetter ways of doing things

  • Possess and demonstrate shared leadership values and competencies – courageous, driven, inventive, teamplayer, coach, and communicator

  • Some travel is required

  • JD Required

  • Utah Bar membership (or willing to sit for Utah Bar)

  • Additional in-house experience with general knowledge of business practices at large national or international company preferred

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eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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