The Associate Counsel will report directly to the Deputy General Counsel and will assist the Deputy General Counsel and the General Counsel, and work with Droga5's current Counsel and other Associate Counsel, on a broad range of legal matters relating to all aspects of Droga5’s business, focusing on advertising, intellectual property, contracts, and related legal matters. The Associate Counsel will also work directly with other departments within the agency on various legal matters.
The Associate Counsel will have a significant role in reviewing client advertising materials, handling client-related and intellectual property-related agreements, and working with Business Affairs on production-related issues.
Two to four years of experience at a law firm or in-house is required, preferably at an advertising agency, media company, advertiser, tech company, start-up, or other creative and cutting-edge company.
The candidate must have significant experience in in advertising law, intellectual property law, and contracts. Experience also with corporate law, disputes, and other general legal matters is ideal.
The candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with non-lawyers, must be able to balance numerous tasks and projects at the same time, and must demonstrate exceptional drafting skills.
Membership with the New York Bar and top academic credentials are required.
Droga5, a highly-awarded independent advertising agency, is seeking an attorney for the position of Associate Employment Counsel in our New York office. Droga5 currently has around 700 employees in New York, and is a fast-paced, creative, cutting-edge company. Our website is www.droga5.com.