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Criminal Law Attorney in Sherman Oaks, CA

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Company name

Motion Picture Association of America

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Criminal Law

Years of Experience

6-10 yrs required


USA Sherman Oaks, CA

Date Last Verified

Jan 16,2018

Posted on

Aug 23,2017

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Vice President, Global Criminal Referrals, CP Legal Duties: Under the direction of the Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Chief Global Content Protection Legal, the Vice President, Global Criminal Referrals, Content Protection Legal will be responsible for working with Association studio members and executives in Association’s Global Content Protection group to define and execute Association’s global criminal referrals. The Vice President, Global Criminal Referrals, Content Protection Legal will partner with Association’s Global Content Protection Hub, including the Senior Vice President, Chief Global Content Protection Enforcement and Operations. Responsible for developing, executing and supporting a global criminal referral strategy for combating piracy, managing multiple matters simultaneously, working with our Global Content Protection Hub and keeping apprised of our existing criminal referrals and developments those cases. Provides key support and counsel to Association legal executives, other senior executives of the Association and Association member companies on global criminal referrals and related strategies. Global internal responsibilities include, but are not limited to; Define and execute the Association’s global criminal referral strategies consistent with the business objectives and goals of the Association member companies. Solicit input from and report information to member company representatives on a regular basis regarding global criminal referrals and major operations. Coordinate and direct the intelligence and investigative efforts of the Global and Regional Internet teams and outside vendors to conduct complex, international investigations of websites, operators and business entities engaged in or associated with criminal copyright and provide the management and support needed for ongoing criminal investigations by law enforcement. Manage and execute criminal referral strategies that require close coordination between Content Protection Legal, Content Protection Enforcement & Operations, Government Affairs, Policy, and Communications departments at Association. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to; Participate in defining and executing the Association’s global criminal referral strategies, such as developing and managing relationships and communications with high-level law enforcement officials in key regions and countries. Support the Association’s advocacy, government affairs and corporate communications staff on all issues concerning criminal liability for copyright infringement, assist in defining the Association’s position on key policies and legislation, and serve as the expert on all criminal law issues and initiatives for purposes of media inquiries and interviews. Provide or coordinate technical assistance and training to law enforcement on content protection issues.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: JD Degree and experience with criminal prosecution is required; cybercrime experience is preferred. 6-10 years of experience as a prosecutor. Must have the highest level of professionalism, work ethic and integrity with the ability to maintain confidential information. Demonstrated leadership skills and experience working in large groups to achieve consensus on significant legal issues. Must have excellent analytical, legal, research and writing skills. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong professional relationships within the law enforcement community and with government agencies, as well as having the ability to build on those relationships and to make relationships in new regions. Demonstrated experience and strong ability to supervise and manage subordinate employees. Demonstrated ability to solve practical problems and carry out responsibilities under minimal supervision. Demonstrated ability to organize workload for effective implementation. Demonstrated ability to write correspondence and reports to present information in one-on-one and group situations. Must possess the ability to work independently and to gather, analyze and disseminate information accurately and in a timely manner. Must display sound judgment, initiative and the ability to work as part of a team. Must possess the ability to effectively interface with a variety of people and work well under stressful situations. No less than a basic knowledge of the Internet ecosystem, anti-piracy, and copyright infringement issues. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 1268

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Motion Picture Association of America
15301 Ventura Blvd.
Building E
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Fax: 818-285-4403