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Senior Attorney, Marketing

$150,000- $170,000
Posted Jun 29
Full Time
Universal City, California

Company Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Each day Universal Studios Hollywood creates unforgettable experiences for our guests from around the world. We bring to life the ultimate Hollywood experience with our real working movie studio and heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world’s most popular movies and TV shows. USH offers something for everyone from thrill seekers to movie lovers to family fun for all ages. Our Team Members are passionate individuals who create memorable moments whether it’s on the studio lot, or in our conference rooms, theaters, or kitchens. We believe in the talent of our team members. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives our business to succeed in everything we do across the park. We believe in a culture of family and fun, here you can make a difference and build your career!

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we’ll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world

Job Description

Under general direction of the Legal & Business Affairs department, the Senior Attorney, Marketing is responsible for (1) drafting, negotiating and interpreting contracts, letter agreements and other legal documentation for advertising and marketing services and projects, digital services and media, social media and influencer marketing; and (2) reviewing marketing materials and managing regulatory, statutory, and contractual compliance requirements.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  • Provide general legal support for the marketing, sales, digital communications, and content creation teams, including but not limited to intellectual property rights clearance (i.e., music, talent, clips/images), rights of publicity, trademark, copyright, user generated content, sweepstakes and promotions, and interpretation and application of U.S. laws and regulations with respect to false and deceptive practices, consumer protection, data collection and direct-to-consumer marketing.
  • Negotiate, draft and interpret complex business contracts across a broad range of advertising, marketing and sales initiatives, including influencer marketing, social media, digital marketing and advertising, contests and promotions, television and film productions, marketing, consulting, creative and related technology services agreements; provide advice on regulatory and contractual compliance obligations; and provide support for dispute resolution with contracted parties, termination of contracts and other litigation support as assigned.
  • Assist with drafting policies and procedures and development of training surrounding regulatory and statutory compliance obligations and contractual requirements with a focus on advertising and consumer protection issues.
  • Manages special projects, monitors international and U.S. policies, regulations, legislation laws pertaining to consumer marketing and advertising in travel and tourism industry, digital media, e-commerce.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Strong understanding of marketing and consumer protection laws, with at least 5 years’ experience in social media and digital marketing, and the legal requirements, both domestic and international.
  • Strong understanding of intellectual property law, including trademark and copyright, rights of publicity, and clearance.
  • Proficient understanding of data protection and data privacy legal issues, both domestic and international.
  • Substantial contract drafting experience in complex services and license agreements.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong prioritization and time management skills.
  • Must be a self-starter capable of working with various elements within a diverse organization to provide the highest level of service.
  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision is required.
  • Integrity, honesty and trust and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality are also imperative to this role.

EDUCATION: Master’s degree, Juris Doctor required from an accredited law school.

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: California State Bar registration required.


  • At least 5 years’ post-law school experience, as an attorney, preferably with top-tier law firm or corporate legal department.
  • At least 5 years’ in-house experience advising clients on intellectual property rights, consumer protection, marketing, advertising, and rights clearance.
  • At least 5 years’ experience interpreting, negotiating, and drafting complex commercial transactions.
  • Experience with social media, digital marketing and intellectual property strongly preferred.

Additional Information

  • Sound business judgment, and flexibility/adaptability to manage multiple wide-ranging matters, conflicting deadlines, and new areas of expertise as business needs change.
  • Proven ability and commitment to work both independently and collaboratively with numerous people at all levels throughout the company.
  • Demonstrated ability, in a positive, commercial and practical manner, to identify, prioritize and resolve issues quickly and effectively.
  • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint as well as Internet and web-based training tools
  • Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.
  • This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $150,000-$170,000

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants

and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation,

marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services,

genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories,

or arrest or conviction records, in a manner consistent with relevant legal

requirements, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring

Ordinance, the Los Angeles County Fair Chance Ordinance for Employers, and the California Fair Chance Act, where applicable.

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right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your

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