Position Summary: The Senior Counsel/VP* will be responsible for drafting and negotiating development and production agreements and rendering legal advice with respect to Lionsgate’s and Starz’s slate of original programming.
*Title commensurate with experience.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Drafting and negotiating development agreements and related documentation
- Rendering day to day production legal advice to production executives, producers, and production personnel
- Juris Doctor Degree
- Member of the State Bar of California
- 5-15 years of legal experience gained in an entertainment law firm, television network, and/or television production company environment
- Knowledge of televisions precedents and industry common custom and practice
- Strong drafting skills
- Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
- Highly motivated, responsible, extremely detail-oriented, organized, and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment