Fox Rothschild LLP has an opening for a mid-level entertainment associate/counsel to join the Los Angeles, CA office. The candidate will have at least four years of experience working at a major entertainment law firm, studio, production company, network, or premium streaming service.
The ideal candidate will have:
Demonstrable experience negotiating and drafting development and production agreements for scripted and unscripted television series, motion pictures, and digital projects, including live action and animation.
Experience with agreements for writer, director, producer, performer, and other talent engagement, production company services, project shopping and attachment, network licensing and distribution, rights and intellectual property acquisition, test options, overall deals, literary publishing, and complex profit participation.
Demonstrable experience providing production legal services for television and film, including script and episodic clearance, materials and appearance releases, location agreements, product integrations and prizing.
Experience negotiating and drafting agreements for sponsorships and endorsement deals, including for celebrity talent and social media influencers.
Must be a self-starter with the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment and manage a high volume of tasks.
The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of union rules and procedures (e.g., SAG-AFTRA, WGA, DGA).
Pre-existing relationships with talent agents, entertainment lawyers, and business/legal affairs executives are a plus.
The successful candidate will have excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills and experience in a law firm environment, record company, or publishing company. The candidate must be a member in good standing of the California State Bar. EEO m/f/vet/disabled/sexual orientation/gender identity. We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
About Fox Rothschild LLP
Since our founding in 1907 in Philadelphia, Fox Rothschild LLP has enjoyed a reputation for excellence in the fields of business, corporate and securities, labor and employment, real estate, creditors' rights, litigation and tax & estates law. Over the past twelve years we have grown to a firm of more than 500 lawyers practicing in 16 offices strategically located in Philadelphia, PA; Warrington (Bucks County), PA; Exton (Chester County), PA; Blue Bell (Montgomery County), PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Atlantic City, NJ; Princeton, NJ; Roseland, NJ; Wilmington, DE; New York City, NY; West Palm Beach, FL; Las Vegas, NV; San Francisco, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Stamford, CT and Washington, DC.
As one of the premier law firms, we represent clients throughout the East Coast and across the nation. Our growth over the past decade has enabled us to serve clients from conveniently located offices, backed by the resources of a large, full-service firm.
Because our clients consist of businesses of all sizes, we recognize that, regardless of size, every business has a distinct culture and particular needs. No matter how large or small, every client and every matter receive the appropriate, immediate attention that is the hallmark of our firm.