Full Time Job

Associate Counsel/ Counsel, Legal Affairs


Universal City, CA 06-09-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
The Associate Counsel/Counsel Legal Affairs, will handle a wide range of legal matters for NBCUniversal Entertainment Networks and Platforms (NBC, Peacock, Bravo, USA, Syfy, E!, Oxygen and UniKids), related to the production, co-production, licensing, and exploitation of scripted and unscripted entertainment programming.
• Responsible for all legal matters during development, production and delivery of third-party produced original content, including evaluating rights, managing risk across a broad range of production-related topics and performing all other show lawyer duties.
• Draft, negotiate, review, analyze and interpret a variety of agreements including production services, license agreements, co-productions, talent, producer, indemnity and quitclaim agreements, and other similar agreements in an accurate and timely manner.
• Provide timely and thoughtful legal advice on potential risks and issues to internal business, production and creative partners, and propose practical, responsive solutions.
• Liaise with internal business and creative clients and legal department contacts as well as outside counter-parties (e.g., talent attorneys and agents, production company counsel).
• Collaborate with members of Entertainment Networks Legal Affairs team on projects with significant business impact.
• Perform other tasks as requested by other attorneys in the Entertainment Networks Legal Affairs group.

• Law degree.
• JD and member of a state bar in good standing.
• Minimum 1 year experience for Associate Counsel and 5 years of experience for Counsel in entertainment, media/technology, intellectual property, or other relevant subject matter expertise.
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered.
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY or Universal City, CA.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
• Willingness to work occasional nights and weekends as needed.
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Desired Characteristics
• Superior legal skills, including excellent drafting, negotiating, analytical, and strategic thinking ability.
• Experience working in alternative productions, such as reality and competition shows.
• Flexible, creative thinker with ability to quickly develop new areas of expertise as business needs evolve.
• Sound business judgment and calmness under pressure while managing high volume of wide-ranging matters.
• Ability to work independently and interact with legal and business personnel of all levels.
• Strong organizational and time management skills.
• Demonstrated capacity to proactively identify, prioritize, and resolve legal issues quickly and effectively.
• Collaborative, team-oriented attitude.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rz64j7-44-192-114-32-42 in your application.