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Legal Assistant/contracts Assistant

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Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Sep 21,2017

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Jun 06,2017
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Legal Assistant / Contracts Assistant The candidate will assist with drafting and negotiating a wide variety of contracts and license agreements for firm Learning. Will work closely with two or three attorneys in the Legal Department and with our Director of Contracts. Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of contracts including assignments of rights agreements, non-disclosure agreements, agreements with customers, and author agreements. This involves correspondence and negotiation with the counterparty, as well as communication with the in-house staff involved, including Editorial, Finance, Marketing and others. Drafting and reviewing statements of work for Master Professional Services Agreements. This involves coordination with the in-house staff requesting the statement of work. Drafting and reviewing agreements and amendments for translations rights. This involves coordination with the director of Translations rights. Reviewing changes to our templates requested by rights holders for permissions licenses, and review of rights holders’ own forms, as requested by the Permissions department. Analysis of contracts and license agreements for various departments. Database entry of contract terms and details. Scanning contracts into archival system. Must have 3+ years of direct experience drafting and negotiating a variety of types of contracts and license agreements. Should have Bachelor’s degree.

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Requisition Number: 17-0343

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