Counsel, Legal Affairs – JDHuntr

NBC Universal
Counsel, Legal Affairs
Job Number 36515BR
Job Title: Counsel, Legal Affairs
Business Segment Staff
Sub-Business Corporate Legal
Posting Category: Legal & Business Affairs
About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.
Career Level Experienced
Country United States
State/Province California
City Universal City
Responsibilities Role Purpose
The Counsel, Legal Affairs, will draft and negotiate contracts for NBCUniversal’s cable television entertainment studios and networks, including license agreements, production services and co-production agreements, talent agreements, development agreements, brand integration agreements, marketing/promotional agreements, digital rights agreements, and similar documents. The position will also be responsible for production legal functions.

Draft, review, negotiate and interpret contracts and other documentation.
Provide timely and thoughtful legal advice on potential risks and issues, and propose practical, responsive solutions, with a focus on true crime programming.
Partner with NBCU business executives to discuss and implement best practices and formulate new processes in connection with business needs.
Create and update forms.
Work with the Legal Affairs team on major projects with long-term business implications.
Other matters at the direction of the SVP of Legal Affairs.
Qualifications/Requirements Basic Qualifications
Member of New York or California bar.
A minimum of four years of entertainment, intellectual property, privacy, defamation, and/or other relevant subject matter expertise, with specific experience vetting true crime programming.

Eligibility Requirements
Willingness to work nights and on weekends if needed
Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online through to be considered
Must be willing to work in Los Angeles, CA
Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
Desired Characteristics Desired Characteristics
Outstanding academic credentials (excellent academic record at top tier law school).
Outstanding analytic, communication and organizational skills.
Sound business judgment, and flexibility/adaptability to manage multiple wide-ranging matters, conflicting deadlines, and new areas of expertise as business needs change.
Demonstrated ability, in a positive and practical manner, to proactively identify, prioritize and resolve legal issues quickly and effectively.

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