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The Walt Disney Company Associate Principal Counsel, Legal Technology in Burbank, California

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks, experiences and consumer products, studio entertainment and direct-to-consumer and international.

At Corporate, you’ll team with the best in the business to build one of the most innovative global businesses in any industry. Uniquely positioned at the center of an exciting, multi-faceted Company, the Technology Legal Group assists our business teams in pursing new ideas and technologies and driving value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience. Come see the most interesting Company from the most interesting point of view.

The Corporate Legal Department of The Walt Disney Company is seeking an experienced attorney to become part of its Technology Legal Group handling technology transactions and counseling matters for The Walt Disney Company and its subsidiaries and its affiliates worldwide.


Responsibilities will include structuring, negotiating and drafting technology and related business agreements and supporting and counseling our clients on matters relating to technology and technological innovation initiatives. This will include collaborating with other legal and business colleagues on associated intellectual property, privacy, security and other issues. As an Associate Principal Counsel, the attorney will work with more experienced attorneys with respect to complex matters and high-risk transactions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in structuring and documenting complex technology transactions (including cloud-based and software development transactions).

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management, including senior level executives

  • Ability to work effectively and multitask in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment while maintaining a sense of humor and treating colleagues at all levels with respect.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • In-house counsel experience is highly desirable

  • Technical experience is highly desirable

  • Experience handling artificial intelligence, managed services or telecommunications agreements is desirable, though not required

Required Education:

  • JD or equivalent

  • Strong academic credentials

  • Admission to California State Bar in good standing or willingness and qualification to be Registered In-House Counsel

Additional Information:

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Job ID: 7035375620220522

Location: Burbank,California

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