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Counsel, Advertising Legal Affairs

$250,000- $530,000/ year
Posted Apr 01
Full Time
On Site
Los Angeles, California

About Netflix

Netflix is one of the world's leading entertainment services with over 260 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, films and games across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can play, pause and resume watching as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, and can change their plans at any time.

The Netflix Advertising Legal & Policy Team is seeking a talented and passionate lawyer to support our ad supported offering.

Key Responsibilities

In this role, the successful candidate will help support our growing ads team, drafting and negotiating contracts, media terms, upfronts, and other related contracting. They should have in-depth experience working with advertising clients and a passion for practical dealmaking and business-oriented lawyering. The lawyer should be highly curious, eager to jump into research projects, partner with Ads Policy, and help the business navigate regulated industries and the evolving advertising landscape. They must be highly collaborative, working effectively with teammates, internal clients, and cross functional partners, including Ad Sales, Ads Policy, AdTech, Product, Privacy, MarComms, and Business and Legal Affairs. This is a great opportunity for a mid-level attorney to join our Advertising Legal & Policy team and support our growing business while continuing to hone their skills and develop their industry knowledge.

This role is based in either Los Angeles, CA or New York, NY and reports into a Director on our Advertising Legal & Policy team. The ideal candidate will be intellectually curious, demonstrate great initiative and be excited and inspired by the Netflix culture.

What We’re Looking For


  • 5+ years of relevant experience as a lawyer, including in support of advertising clients. Entertainment experience is a plus.
  • Highly adept at commercial contracting and negotiating. Very skilled drafting is a must
  • Ability to work autonomously and reliably within tight timeframes in a fast-paced, high-performance environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Strong analytical capabilities and ability to exercise sound judgment with available information.
  • Ability to take initiative to identify and solve problems in a business-friendly and solutions-oriented manner.
  • Ability to think strategically, commercially and practically.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with an ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity.
  • Flexibility to work across various projects and teams.

Our compensation structure consists solely of an annual salary; we do not have bonuses. You choose each year how much of your compensation you want in salary versus stock options. To determine your personal top of market compensation, we rely on market indicators and consider your specific job family, background, skills, and experience to determine your compensation in the market range. The range for this role is $250,000 - $530,000.

Netflix provides comprehensive benefits including Health Plans, Mental Health support, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match, Stock Option Program, Disability Programs, Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts, Family-forming benefits, and Life and Serious Injury Benefits. We also offer paid leave of absence programs. Full-time hourly employees accrue 35 days annually for paid time off to be used for vacation, holidays, and sick paid time off. Full-time salaried employees are immediately entitled to flexible time off. See more detail about our Benefits here.

Netflix is a unique culture and environment. Learn more here.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, caste, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic makeup, marital status, or military service.