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Contract Law Attorney / Entertainment and New Media Attorney in New York City, NY

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Dec 06,2019

Posted on

Oct 10,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY, United States
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
Entertainment and New Media >> Entertainment and New Media
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Content and Experiential Counsel
The candidate will interact primarily with business teams within company, its affiliated agencies and their clients. Will provide legal support for agency teams developing and producing traditional and digital advertising materials including custom content such as video vignettes, social media posts, editorial and event sponsorship and experiential programming. Provide counsel regarding the planning, buying, and placement of traditional, mobile, social, and digital media, as well as the execution of digital marketing and custom content integration programs and experiential planning and activation. Negotiate and draft a wide variety of agreements, including client and supplier agreements, media placement and sponsorship agreements, technology services agreements, and data/intellectual property licenses. Provide legal counsel on an ongoing basis concerning marketing in traditional and new media, by addressing issues pertaining to advertising law, rights of privacy and publicity, user-generated content, social media, brand integration, and media/marketing campaign tracking and measurement. Collaborate closely with privacy counsel regarding online behavioral advertising and data management issues related to various media and marketing offerings. Educate, advise, and counsel management on legal issues affecting business decisions. Standardize templates, processes, and legal guidance where possible, to improve efficiency of legal services to business units. Provide periodic training to business units on key legal issues affecting operations. Occasional travel will be required (primarily in the US).

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school. Must have 5+ years of relevant experience. Should be admitted to practice and in good standing in New York (or if admitted to practice and in good standing in another State, the ability to qualify immediately for In-house Counsel Registration in New York). Significant contract negotiation and drafting experience is required. Detailed working knowledge and experience negotiating, drafting and managing compliance with talent agreements including for performers and social media influencers is needed. Should have experience negotiating and drafting all production-related services agreements such as location and facility agreements and supplier contracts. Knowledge of guild and union agreements and laws and regulations governing advertising creation and distribution, including Federal Trade Commission guidelines and policies, particularly as governing Native Advertising and Endorsements & Testimonials is essential. Should preferably have experience working in an advertising agency, advertising/marketing compliance department of a company, or law firm dedicated to servicing such business. Should also have experience working independently to provide legal advice and services directly to clients. Experience with emerging technologies is a must. Familiarity with global business practices is a plus.

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