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Associate General Counsel

Company name

Chobani, LLC

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Nov 18,2019

Valid Through

Mar 02,2020

Posted on

Feb 28,2018

Years of Experience

6-12 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - General
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Associate General Counsel
The candidate will interface with our Demand Marketing team to provide day-to-day legal services on all issues related to global marketing and advertising programs in all media and formats and on drafting and negotiating all production, talent, music, influencer, promotion and sponsorship, experiential and event marketing, advertising agency, integrated marketing productions, and event agreements. Will also be responsible for securing rights clearances on a worldwide basis for all productions produced by the firm business, including negotiating both the clearance of all rights in respect of all artwork, talent and music used for all content and materials, exploited across the business, and the clearance of all other rights required in connection with all productions (e.g., appearance, location, materials, etc.). Oversee all production legal work including: Negotiate and draft all documentation for the development and production of all advertising and promotional materials for firm, including all production, talent, music, brand influencer, event releases and services agreements. Advise and support business on production and key talent, music and legal issues including risk management, general labor/guild issues (SAG), copyright, trademark, right of publicity, music, advertising and other related issues. Draft and negotiate all music licenses for original and licensed music. Review and approve all productions to ensure the requisite rights obtained. Manage business practices in concert with in-house Demand Marketing and Production teams to ensure legal compliance, including being responsible for tracking of all rights to ensure compliance with firm’s agreements. Advise and counsel clients on all issues related to global marketing and advertising programs in all media and formats including print, digital/social, packaging, promotions, etc. Provide advice and counsel to the business team leaders on all legal matters affecting your areas of coverage, in consultation with other members of the Legal team and outside counsel, as necessary. Build close relationships with personnel at supported businesses and maintain a strong knowledge of the products and businesses of these operations. Engage in and lead various other Legal projects and duties, including development and management of compliance policies. Provide substantive support for the rest of the Legal team on an as-needed basis in your areas of expertise. Perform other duties as necessary.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have JD degree from a top law school with exceptional academic credentials and at least 6-12 years of relevant experience, including at least 3 years in an in-house rights clearance or production counsel role at an advertising agency or a cable or broadcast television network, studio or content distribution platform and/or other entertainment company. Knowledge of production, music licensing and talent agreements are required. Experience with union and guild issues, defamation, privacy, and copyright laws are required. Experience drafting and negotiating all types of advertising and marketing agreements including sponsorship, influencer, data analytics, experiential, event and social media is needed. Strong working knowledge and experience with intellectual property and legal issues relating to privacy, advertising, marketing and digital products are needed. Must be admitted, active and in good standing with the New York State Bar. Strong understanding of applicable regulations (including FTC) relating to privacy, advertising and promotion; exposure to FDA/NAD compliance is a plus. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Chobani, LLC
152 Prince St
New York City, NY 10012

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