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Our client, a leading media company is recruiting a 4 plus years transactional attorney who is passionate about their business and interested in working closely with the business teams to make changes in the media world. The attorney will be part of a small lawyer group that supports the media and international programming business. The primary responsibilities for the position are to review, negotiate and draft license agreements to distribute cable network programming (such as ESPN), local broadcast signals (such as CBS), premium programming (such as HBO), movie studio content (such as Warner Brothers) and other media content to the client's customers. Candidates who have prior experience drafting software licenses, SEC disclosure statements or merger & acquisition agreements have done well in this position. Deal volume is high and from time-to-time long hours (including weekend hours) will be required. An understanding of the media industry and prior experience negotiating content distribution agreements are pluses but not a prerequisite. Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories: Drafting and negotiating license agreements, programming agreements and other content acquisition agreements, reviewing and revising business documents, working closely with our business teams to accomplish Company goals, Improving legal processes and procedures, and assisting with other responsibilities as needed. If you have a drive and are no longer interested in billing your hours at a law firm, please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org for immediate attention.
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university and Licensed attorney with a J.D. from an accredited law school Law school class rank in the top 33% are required for this position. Outstanding attention to detail, excellent communication, organization and multi-tasking skills are required.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Demeanor to thrive in a high-paced environment, requiring exceptional organizational skills, juggling priorities, and adhering to strict deadlines
- Great attention to detail
- Legal research experience preferred
- Legal knowledge experience
- Strong familiarity with corporate & commercial
- Above-average academic credentials and references
- Licensed attorney with 5+ years of experience
Self-starters will find this to be a great opportunity to grow their legal careers. A competitive base salary, bonus potential and benefits package are included with this position. We want to hear from anyone looking for work who loves working in a strong team-oriented environment. Contact us today to get your career moving in the right direction!
Internal Number: 00610-0010245401
About Robert Half Legal
Located in major markets throughout North America, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal professionals on a full-time, project and temporary basis to law firms and corporate legal departments. We offer our candidates challenging assignments, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training. Robert Half Legal is better at finding you challenging new career opportunities because we come from the legal industry ourselves, with a majority of our staffing executives holding JDs or other legal credentials. Additionally, we were just ranked number one in our industry on Fortune's list of America's Most Admired Companies.
Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 1-866-615-4769 to discover more about this position.
Robert Half Legal is an Equal Opportunity Employer.