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Contract Law Attorney in Burbank, CA

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Company name

The Walt Disney Company

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


USA Burbank, CA

Date Last Verified

Feb 22,2018

Posted on

Feb 12,2018

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Director, Business Affairs and Legal Counsel The candidate will draft and negotiate film production agreements, including writers, voice talent, independent contractors, production services agreements, vendor agreements, carve-out agreements, NDAs, etc. Will supervise and negotiate film clearance / licensing. Manage copyright / trademark analysis. Manage guild / union issues. Familiarity with employment law issues. Manage and assist with negotiating and drafting technology agreements. Communicate directly with talent. Communicate directly with producers, directors, development executives, and department heads. Assist in preparation and presentation of internal training / educational presentations to studio management and employees. Negotiate and analyze business and legal issues and draft agreements relating to studio recruitment, outreach, talent development and operations. Negotiate and draft agreements on behalf of, and provide legal advice to, the Creative Legacy group. Negotiate and analyze business and legal issues on behalf of the Animation Research Library. Negotiate and draft agreements on behalf of the Animation Research Library (including museum exhibition agreements, artwork loan agreements, publishing agreements, etc.). JD degree is needed. Should have 3-5 years of legal experience. Prior experience negotiating and documenting film production agreements and in intellectual property matters is strongly preferred. Prior animation experience strongly preferred or other entertainment, media, or new media related experience is needed. Must possess an ability to work independently within a team-oriented environment and have a commitment to learning and excellence. Superior client communication skills are needed. Exceptional organizational, prioritization and time management skills, ability to operate independently, execute against multiple, high-priority projects and a keen attention to detail is essential.

Additional info

Job ID 516586BR. Send CV.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Walt Disney Company
500 S. Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521