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The Walt Disney Company Manager, Production Legal Affairs in Burbank, California

Job Summary:

The Walt Disney Studios seeks Manager, Legal Affairs to join the Legal Production team to handle day-to-day production matters, drafting, reviewing and negotiating below-the-line production agreements; and providing assistance to the legal affairs team with other special projects as may be necessary from time to time.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft, review and negotiate below-the-line production and third party agreements, including location agreements, office space rentals, leases, equipment rentals, manufacture agreements, vendor agreements, aviation and drone rentals, watercraft agreements, prop rentals, credit applications, etc.

  • Work with producers and production personnel regarding day-to-day legal and production issues

  • Partner with Finance, Labor Relations, Production Executive, and Risk Management teams to maintain alignment

  • Compare and proofread agreements and related materials

  • Handle execution and distribution of approved agreements

  • Respond to legal inquiries; raise and escalate legal issues as necessary

  • Maintain library of below-the-line production agreements

  • Track and prepare reports relating to status of production agreements

  • Perform special projects and other related duties as assigned or requested

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum of three years of previous experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts at an entertainment company, law firm and/or a strong motion picture production coordinator or supervisor background

  • Paralegal certificate or equivalent experience

  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills with the ability to analyze complex issues and devise solutions independently

  • Highly organized, efficient, adaptable, with ability to multi-task under pressure, extremely accurate and detailed oriented

  • Strong communications skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Additional Information:

#LegalAffairs #corp_media

Job ID: 887100BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Studios Content

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