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Sr Attorney Legal and Business Affairs

Company name

Broadcast Music Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Posted on

Jul 02,2019

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Nashville, TN, United States

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate
Entertainment and New Media >> Entertainment and New Media
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POSITION SUMMARY: This individual, in conjunction with other attorneys in the department, performs many of the functions undertaken by the Legal Department on a regular basis. Responsibilities performed by this individual will focus on serving clients in the Licensing department who service customers and prospective customers: supporting license negotiations; drafting license agreements and amendments; and drafting and reviewing Licensing communications. In addition, this position will manage the day to day functions of the Business Affairs team which is responsible for the identification and preparation of infringement files. Duties will also include prosecution of copyright infringement actions throughout the U.S. (including supervising outside counsel); prosecution of collection arbitrations and obtaining and enforcing judgements throughout the country (including supervising outside counsel); the position may also involve providing advice and comment on and/or drafting contracts the company enters into with third-party vendors; providing advice and counsel to other departments on copyright, contract and other legal issues.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises departmental employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education: 4-year college degree and Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school required. In addition, fulfilling all relevant continuing legal education requirements is also required.

Experience: Minimum 4+ years legal experience, at least a portion of which should be in private practice in a law firm. Should have a background in litigation, including researching and drafting of briefs and memoranda and motion practice. Prior knowledge of copyright law and/or music industry or broadcasting experience is highly recommended.

License(s)/Certifications Required: Admission to the Tennessee State bar and license to practice in federal courts and Middle District of Tennessee is required. Additional admission to the New York State bar is preferred. 

Company info

Broadcast Music Inc.

Company Profile

Performing Rights Organization

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