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The Walt Disney Company Counsel – Technology, Digital Media & Television Operations in Burbank, California

Walt Disney Television Legal Affairs is searching for an attorney to work in the role of Counsel to assist with technology, digital media, and television operations related legal work pertaining to its multiple television networks and related digital platforms, including, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, Freeform, and FX Networks.

This person will work independently, and with senior attorneys and paralegals, while continuing to develop legal expertise, judgment and capacity to work independently on more complex matters. #legalaffairs Law degree from an accredited law school. Active bar membership required (California is strongly preferred).

  • A minimum of 5 years of legal experience at a reputable law firm and/or in-house legal department. Previous in-house experience at a network, studio, or technology company is preferred.

  • Familiarity with and interest in technology and digital media related issues.

  • Experience drafting and negotiating agreements, preferably technology and/or digital media related agreements.

  • Fast learner with excellent client service, including project ownership from start to finish.

  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to identify and analyze issues and devise solutions and strategies.

  • Ability to work independently, with strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Excellent writing, speaking and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate complex concepts and issues effectively with all levels and management.

  • Initiative and attention to detail.

  • Team oriented with a positive “can do” attitude and a solution oriented approach to legal issues.

  • Ability to multi-task and work quickly and collaboratively under tight deadlines.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and other office-related software.

  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating technology/digital media and television operations related agreements, amendments and other legal documentation, including but not limited to, software licenses, professional services agreements, software as a service agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and software/system evaluation agreements.

  • Providing analysis and advice in connection with legal rights and obligations, deal structures, claims, audits and other matters.

  • Advising clients and management on the legal issues impacting the strategic plans of the company.

  • Establishing best practices and procedures to further the strategic plans and day-to-day operations of this legal group.

  • Consulting and collaborating with legal and business partners across the company on agreements, matters and initiatives pertaining to technology, digital media and/or television operations.

  • Ongoing development of technology and legal expertise, as well as judgment and capacity to work independently on more complex legal matters.

Responsibilities : #legalaffairs

Required Education :

Law degree from an accredited law school. Active bar membership required (California is strongly preferred).

Preferred Education :

  • A minimum of 5 years of legal experience at a reputable law firm and/or in-house legal department. Previous in-house experience at a network, studio, or technology company is preferred.

  • Familiarity with and interest in technology and digital media related issues.

  • Experience drafting and negotiating agreements, preferably technology and/or digital media related agreements.

  • Fast learner with excellent client service, including project ownership from start to finish.

  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to identify and analyze issues and devise solutions and strategies.

  • Ability to work independently, with strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Excellent writing, speaking and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate complex concepts and issues effectively with all levels and management.

  • Initiative and attention to detail.

  • Team oriented with a positive “can do” attitude and a solution oriented approach to legal issues.

  • Ability to multi-task and work quickly and collaboratively under tight deadlines.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and other office-related software.

Company Overview :

English

Job ID: 734776BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)

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