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Entertainment and New Media Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

Viacom Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Entertainment and New Media

Years of Experience

3-6 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Dec 01,2017

Posted on

Jul 06,2017

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Senior Counsel, Distribution and Business Development The candidate will draft, review and negotiate a variety of agreements arising from the distribution of the company programming services and related content on a broad array of media platforms (e.g., cable and satellite television, telco, wireless, internet, IPTV), with a focus on distribution agreements. Provide advice and counsel on a variety of legal and business affairs matters. Monitor contractual and regulatory compliance. Assist with various departmental and administrative functions and assignments requiring interaction with other groups within Content Distribution (e.g., Finance; Strategy), with attorneys supporting other client groups and with executives from company’s various other businesses. Support senior attorneys as needed. J.D. and approximately 3-6 years of relevant in-house or law firm experience are required. New York State Bar membership is required. Extensive, in-depth knowledge of contract and general corporate law is required. Knowledge of communications, technology and/or internet law and FCC regulation preferred. Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously in a demanding, fast-paced environment; to communicate effectively with others verbally and in writing; and ability to negotiate agreements with third parties independently required. Relevant experience in the cable television and digital media industries preferred.

Additional info

Job ID: 2017-7152

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Viacom Inc.
1515 Broadway
New York City, NY 10036