Attorney, Content Legal at Quibi

| Greater LA Area
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Summary:

The Attorney, Content Legal will be responsible for handling Production Legal and/or Legal Affairs functions in connection with the development and production of content (scripted, alternative, and daily news, sports, entertainment and lifestyle programming) licensed from third-party producers.

What You'll Do:
  • Establish and implement best practices and processes for the Content Legal team
  • Provide timely and thoughtful advice on potential risks and issues associated with productions, including risks associated with physical production, defamation, privacy, intellectual property (IP), true crime, hidden camera/hoax, competitions, minors, etc.
  • Evaluate and monitor the steps and processes Quibi’s licensors are taking in order to mitigate/eliminate identified risks
  • Structure, negotiate and draft legal affairs agreements
  • Conduct pre-exhibition review of content to ensure licensor compliance with IP issues and contractual restrictions
  • Advise on and enforce insurance and indemnity requirements
  • Collaborate with the key stakeholders, including business affairs, production, and creative teams, to ensure alignment with business goals and objectives
What You'll Need:
  • 5+ years of television production legal and/or legal affairs experience with on-point work
  • Experience (ideally in a studio, network, entertainment law firm or production company environment)
  • Possess a comprehensive working knowledge of production legal issues (including defamation, privacy and IP issues) and entertainment legal affairs
  • Strong communication, drafting and analytical skills
  • Ability to build strong internal client relationships, effectively advise clients under conditions of uncertainty, high-pressure and/or high-risk, and generate strong client
  • Satisfaction through strategic thinking and firm decision making
  • Willingness to tackle matters outside area of expertise
  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school and membership in good standing in at least one state bar

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