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Legal Staff Paralegal in Burbank, CA

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Company name

Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


USA Burbank, CA

Date Last Verified

Feb 16,2018

Posted on

Dec 18,2017

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Senior Paralegal The candidate will draft, review and negotiate professional services agreements, license agreements and other legal documents as requested by project attorneys. Will draft, review and negotiate location agreements, leases, equipment rental and other vendor agreements for production of motion pictures under supervision of project attorney. Prepare legal correspondence at the direction of project attorney, including termination letters, pre-emption letters, extensions and amendments. Review agreements and prepare summaries of rights, obligations and related matters. Create and manage library of form agreements, negotiated language and legal memos. Respond to legal inquiries; raise and escalate legal issues as necessary. Work closely with project attorney and production team on risk management, safety and legal issues arising in the course of motion picture development and production. Assist project attorney in preparation of approvals and restrictions memos for each motion picture production. Assist in creation of and maintenance of technological solutions for improved flow of information relating to film development and production, including data entry and maintenance of databases. Track and prepare reports relating to: (a) status of projects and (b) legal claims. Coordinate execution and distribution of approved documents. Compare and proofread agreements and related materials. Assist in department trainings and legal presentations. Perform special projects and other related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should preferably have Paralegal certificate or equivalent experience in a law firm or media company. Must have 4+ years of experience in contract negotiation. Experience with entertainment production and motion picture industry preferred. Strong PC skills, including proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook required. Familiarity with Intradoc is a plus.

Additional info

Job ID: 512129BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Walt Disney Animation Studios.
2100 Riverside Drive
Burbank, CA 91506