Full Time Job

Senior Counsel, Legal Affairs


Santa Monica, CA 10-27-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Summary of Position:

The Senior Counsel will be responsible for drafting and negotiating development and production agreements and rendering legal advice with respect to Lionsgate’s and Starz’s slate of original programming.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Drafting and negotiating development agreements and related documentation

• Rendering day to day production legal advice to production executives, producers, and production personnel

Experience & Skills:
• Juris Doctor degree

• Member of the State Bar of California

• Minimum 5 years of legal experience gained in an entertainment law firm, television network, and/or television production company environment

• Knowledge of televisions precedents and industry common custom and practice

• Strong drafting skills

• Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills

• Highly motivated, responsible, extremely detail-oriented, organized, and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Company Profile

Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space.