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In-House Senior Counsel, Sony Pictures Television Media Networks

Culver City , California

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Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Corporate Legal Department is searching for an exceptional attorney who thrives in a collaborative team environment to support Sony Pictures Television’s Media Networks operations. 

Sony Pictures Television Media Networks owns and operates a portfolio of linear channels, video-on-demand services and mobile games around the world.  Based in Culver City, California, this attorney will work with Sony Pictures Television senior business executives in Culver City and its overseas offices and will manage a wide range of legal matters for the group, from the formation and launch of new services and the acquisition of services, to their daily operations and the development of innovative digital opportunities exploiting new technologies.

The successful candidate would be involved in structuring, negotiating, drafting and advising on a variety of transactions and matters, including mergers and acquisitions and formation of joint ventures with US and international partners; distribution of content services and games in all media and across all platforms, including internet, mobile, cable and satellite; game development and production deals; website launches and oversight; advertising sales and media planning; cutting edge privacy issues; technical services, digital, software and other vendor agreements; and regulatory and corporate compliance. 

As a member of Sony Pictures Corporate Legal Department, the successful candidate will be part of an experienced, collaborative and supportive legal team. In addition to working with senior business executives, this attorney will work closely with all other commercial and legal experts within Sony Pictures, including marketing, music, production, intellectual property, business development, privacy, digital security, government affairs, litigation, tax, antitrust and labor.

The successful candidate will have outstanding academic credentials and a minimum of 4 years of transactional experience with a major law firm.  Additional experience focused on linear and on-demand networks operations, content distribution, new media and entertainment transactions (law firm or in-house) is preferred.  Valuable areas of expertise include international transactions, mergers and acquisitions, marketing and promotion, privacy, software licensing, and intellectual property.

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctorate degree
  • At least 4 years’ transactional experience with a major law firm
  • Excellent negotiation and drafting skills
  • Able to work both independently and as a team player
  • Assertive, detail-oriented, and able to accommodate tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • California Bar

*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.

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