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Legal Counsel II

Rylem Staffing
Posted Jan 16
Culver City, California
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Job Title: Music Business Affairs (Legal Counsel II)

Job Type: Contract

Site Type: Hybrid (Culver City, CA)

Duration: 6 Months

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide deal-making services for music in the company studio’s content
  • Negotiate and oversee deals for the creation of original music for film and television, including deals with composers, songwriters, music supervisors, recording artists, publishers, and record labels
  • Work closely with Studio legal affairs and outside counsel to assist in finalizing agreements, and handle music-related issues as they arise during development, production, and marketing
  • Leverage your negotiation abilities while interacting with agents, managers, production companies, and outside attorneys
  • Effectively communicate status and trade-offs with other members of the team, including Creative, Production, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, and Legal, as well as company executives outside of the studio.

Job Requirements

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited law school with 5-8 years of experience and admitted into the state bar
  • Ability to apply comprehensive working knowledge of music issues in film and television, contract law, and intellectual property rights (as applicable to the entertainment industry) to support drafting, negotiating, and communicating (written and verbal) with our external partners
  • Excellent organizational skills, collaborate with colleagues in the department and across the studio to build strong internal client relationships
  • Advise senior-level executives under time-sensitive conditions related to our projects
  • Work with clientele through strategic decision-making and risk analysis to generate satisfaction in our deals
  • Familiarity with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Ability to rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals