Job Number: R50018072
Brand: Fox Corporation
Job Type: Legal
Location Type: Hybrid
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: Los Angeles, California
Job Posting Date: April 6, 2022
Fox is currently seeking an Attorney, Business and Legal Affairs. This legal position primarily provides business and legal affairs-related support to the Fox Sports businesses. Support generally consists of counseling, negotiating, drafting, and legal analysis of various contracts. The successful candidate will be required to skillfully balance legal versus business considerations and advise FOX’s legal and business leaders on their strategic options in order to help them make informed business decisions.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Drafting a variety of sports rights acquisitions, talent deals, production, original programming, scripted and unscripted content, documentaries, field operations, advertising, sponsorship, and various other agreements; and negotiating the terms thereof related to FOX’s diverse portfolio of sports rights
Guiding FOX Sports business executives through the process of acquiring and producing live sports events and original programming, including coordinating with outside counsel and internal legal contacts to ensure our business complies with local rules and requirements (e.g., compliance, privacy requirements, etc.)
Analyzing a wide variety of contracts in response to business team questions, as well as providing necessary contractual/research information to senior business and legal executives
Work with various FOX Sports business groups to assist in litigation avoidance and contractual education/counseling for parties involved in negotiations
Protection of company from unnecessary litigation exposure
This position provides occasional project oversight of paralegals, interns, law clerks, and assistants
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Juris Doctor degree and active member of the California Bar strongly preferred; Will consider those eligible for Registered In-House Counsel status (Rule 9.46)
2-4 years of transactional legal experience
Extensive drafting experience and ability to engage in complex legal analysis
Ability to handle high level reasoning tasks, and make common sense decisions tempered by good, accurate legal knowledge, often under extreme time limits
Excellent reasoning, verbal, and written communication skills
Ability to work well with clients and peers
NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
Law firm and in-house media company experience
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
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