Counsel, Legal + Business Affairs

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Company A24 Location New York City, NY, United States

In-House

Attorney

3-5 yrs required

Full-time

Apr 04, 2022

Jul 18, 2022

Jan 10, 2022

Profile

Counsel, Legal + Business Affairs
Duties: Provide practical, day-to-day business and legal affairs advice to internal teams across the company on general legal matters. Independently structure, draft, negotiate, and manage a wide range of commercial agreements across a variety of practice areas including licensing, advertising, data security/privacy, copyright, trademark, intellectual property, business development, marketing, direct-to-consumer initiatives, publishing, interactive entertainment, e-commerce, events, and other commercial and operational functions. Assist in the management and oversight of a wide variety of entertainment-related legal matters in connection with the development, production and distribution of the company’s film and television slate. Contribute toward improving deal parameters, deal memo templates, long-form agreements, contract management and precedent-tracking systems and other departmental resources, processes and procedures. Establish and maintain key internal and external stakeholder relationships with regular, effective and timely communications concerning deal negotiation and business strategy.



Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree; Member in good standing of New York or California Bar. 3-5 years of experience (with 2+ years in the corporate/transactional department of a major US law firm); in-house entertainment business/legal affairs or entertainment law firm experience preferred. Extensive experience in contract management with strong negotiation, drafting and analytical skills. Outstanding written and oral communication skills across a wide range of seniority levels and styles in a fast-paced environment (including the ability to explain legal concepts to internal and external partners who may have limited legal knowledge and time). Ability to work collaboratively on cross-functional teams. Sound judgment, strong interpersonal and organizational skills, detail-oriented, and able to work independently. Ability to manage and organize multiple projects simultaneously and work under pressure to meet tight and often competing deadlines. Comfortable drafting and reviewing contracts with minimal supervision. Knowledge of intellectual property as it relates to entertainment. Humble, diligent, resourceful.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
A24
31 W. 27th Street
11th Floor
New York City, NY 10001

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