The New York Times Company has an opening for a corporate attorney in its Legal Department. The attorney will handle a broad range of commercial contracts and general corporate matters and will report to the Vice President and Assistant General Counsel.
At least five years’ experience, principally in general corporate law, with sufficient experience to handle responsibilities with a minimum of supervision. Previous in-house experience is a plus.
Experience drafting and reviewing a range of business contracts. Ability to contribute to discussions of general business issues; to work well with a wide range of clients, from senior corporate management to line operating personnel; and to work independently as well as part of a team.
Ability to analyze complex legal and regulatory material and communicate their implications in clear and simple language, both written and oral, appropriate to the audience.
Ability to understand and counsel clients in a manner consistent with the Company’s goals and culture.
Ability to organize, plan, coordinate and implement large and ongoing projects.
The New York Times is one of the world’s most influential news organizations with 50 news bureaus around the New York region, the nation and the globe. The Times is known for accuracy, depth and authority and produces award-winning journalism, breaking news coverage and opinion and commentary along with deep databases of content and rich multimedia presentations. The New York Times has won 119 Pulitzer Prizes and Citations, far more than any other news organization.