Tuesday , April 16 2024

Lionsgate Jobs – Legal Affairs

Website Lionsgate

Job Description:

The SVP, Legal Affairs will oversee all aspects of the Legal Affairs team in support of the company’s development and production of scripted television programming. We are looking for a highly-skilled executive and leader with extensive experience providing legal counsel and executing complex agreements related to both development and production of television content.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Interfacing with various internal and external stakeholders, including development and production teams
  • Advising on day-to-day production related matters
  • Managing legal matters through development and production
  • Analyzing and interpreting contracts and providing thoughtful legal advice on potential risks and issues across a wide range of legal areas
  • Structuring, negotiating, and drafting a variety of development and production agreements, including complex rights agreements
  • Overseeing, training and developing a sizeable team of attorneys and staff

Qualification & Experience:

  • Minimum 15 years of legal experience handling development and production legal matters in scripted television from a network, studio, production company, or entertainment law firm
  • Proven success in leading a team, such as directing, training and developing attorneys and support staff
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines while delivering high level results
  • Highly motivated and organized with keen attention to detail
  • Knowledge of entertainment guild regulations
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively cross-functionally, think practically and be solution-oriented
  • Excellent drafting and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to clearly explain complex legal issues to various client groups
  • Juris Doctor degree
  • Membership with the State Bar of California

Job Details:

Company: Lionsgate

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: San Diego, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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