job summary: Legal Coordinator
The ideal candidate will draft contracts, perform script clearance, conduct legal research, and prepare legal correspondents. This position reports to the Executive Vice President, Legal Affairs.
location: Los Angeles, California
job type: Contract
salary: $24 - 26 per hour
work hours: 9 to 6
education: Law Degree
experience: 2 Years
- Draft, redline, review, and revise complex legal documents, including visual effects, quitclaim,
vendor, clip license, location, and main title agreements, as well as standard terms & conditions
to overall and talent deals.
- Analyze and summarize complicated legal documents, intermittently assisting with special
projects, such as:
- Researching the rights holders of certain intellectual property
- Evaluating chain-of-title documents
- Analyzing general provisions of agreements such as force majeure, assignment, and
-Research laws, statutes, constitutions, regulations, court opinions (including precedents and
reasoning), and industry trends; prepare legal memoranda.
- Review credits and clearance memos.
- Under general direction, conduct reviews of weekly television and pilot scripts to identify (i)
copyrighted and trademarked materials and/or products, (ii) issues with invasion of privacy,
defamation and rights of publicity, and (iii) other legal requirements pertaining to material
therein, such as names, places, artwork, locations, signage, props, etc.
o Prepare and distribute related E&O memos.
- Generate and circulate Notices of Tentative Writing Credits to conform to WGA regulations.
- Support Legal Affairs executives with administrative tasks on an as-needed basis
- Entertainment experience mandatory
- J.D. and admission to a state bar required
- One to two years of legal experience in a corporation or law firm preferred
- Strong interest in entertainment law
- Proactive, meticulously organized, and extremely detail-oriented
- Maintains a high standard of confidentiality regarding all business and legal affairs matters
skills: MS Office
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.
Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.