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応募後で応募 Job ID 856655BR 勤務地-都市 バーバンク, カリフォルニア州, アメリカ合衆国 勤務地-国 General Entertainment Content 掲載日 Sep. 29, 2021


The Counsel for Twentieth Television Legal Affairs will be a member of a diverse and dynamic Legal Affairs team. You will work collaboratively with other lawyers and Business Affairs executives on all legal matters, and will be expected to provide guidance and direction reflecting sound judgment and substantive legal knowledge. The position reports to the Assistant Chief Counsel for Twentieth Television.


  • Provide direction and guidance in connection with all legal issues related to the production of original material.
  • Draft, review and negotiate agreements for the development and production of original live action programming for telecast on a variety of platforms: streaming services and cable networks.
  • Analysis and advice in connection with intellectual property matters, claims, clearances, and other matters arising out of the day-to-day operations of a large television studio. Clients will include such other departments as Business Affairs, Creative, Development, Production, Production Finance, Casting and Casting Administration, Contract Administration, Marketing, and Brand Management.
  • Experience in the following areas is essential: live action, scripted television production; distribution/acquisition agreements; copyright; trademark; clearances; defamation; rights of publicity and privacy, and other personal and property rights.
  • Work closely with the Litigation Department and outside counsel on litigation matters relating to all aspects of the Twentieth Television business, including distribution, production, labor and clearances.
  • Work closely with the corporate Intellectual Property group in connection with intellectual property issues, including anti-piracy, clearance, privacy/defamation, patent, trademark and music issues.
  • Coordinate with the corporate Tax Department on tax issues for Twentieth Television, working often in this regard with Business Affairs.
  • Partner effectively and work closely with Labor Relations, Business Affairs and Production on high-level and strategic labor issues that confront Twentieth Television.


Work Experience
  • Qualified candidate will have a JD degree and 4+ years’ experience, preferably in Legal Affairs in the television or streaming industry. Intellectual property, corporate transaction and/or litigation experience at a major law firm or studio will also be considered.
  • Demonstrated success in earning the trust of legal and business executives to handle complex and sensitive issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and analyze complex issues and devise solutions and strategies.
  • Excellent negotiation, drafting, and writing skills; as well as ability to problem solve in an efficient, business-friendly, creative manner.
  • Basic knowledge of AFTRA/SAG, DGA and WGA rules for live action content.
  • A collegial and collaborative lawyer with a commitment to a positive working environment within the legal organization.
Skills & Abilities
  • Exceptional drafting, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time efficiently, executing multiple high priority projects with keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, sound judgment and discretion.
  • Excellent work ethic and interpersonal skills, including a healthy sense of humor and the ability to build professional, interdepartmental relationships at multiple levels.


  • Television studio, production company, and/or intellectual property experience preferred.
  • Experience as a lawyer within a law firm.


  • Law Degree
  • Bar Membership (California is preferred)

General Entertainment Content について:

General Entertainment Content グループは、当社のストリーミングプラットフォームおよびケーブル/放送ネットワーク向けに独自のエンターテインメントやニュースコンテンツを制作します。

The Walt Disney Company について:

The Walt Disney Companyおよびその子会社・関連会社は、メディア・ネットワーク、パーク&リゾート、スタジオ・エンターテイメント、コンシューマ・プロダクツ、インタラクティブ・メディア事業を扱う、多角化したファミリー向けエンターテイメントとメディアのグローバルカンパニーです。1920年代に小さなアニメーション・スタジオとしてスタートしたディズニーは、今日のエンターテイメント業界において世界中の人々に愛される存在となりました。今後もお客様一人ひとりに最上のストーリーと体験を提供できるような作品作りを継承し、40カ国以上で従業員とキャストメンバーが一丸となり、ディズニーエンターテイメント体験を創出していきます。

これは TWDC Enterprises 18 Corp., のポジションであり、 General Entertainment Contentという事業区分に含まれます。

TWDC Enterprises 18 Corp. は雇用において均等な機会を提供しています。人種、肌の色、宗教、性別、国籍、性的指向、性自認、障害、又は保護を受けている退役軍人であるという立場に関わらず、応募者を選考します。Disneyは、企業が成長し、革新を生み、最高のストーリーを創出し、急速に変化する世界に対応できるよう、あらゆる人のアイデアや決定を尊重する企業文化を育みます。

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