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Associate Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs

Los Angeles, CA, USA

FOX Entertainment

About the Role

The Business & Legal Affairs department is seeking an entertainment attorney to provide business and legal support in connection with Fox’s live action and animated scripted programming development and production.


Analyze, negotiate, and draft a variety of “above the line” talent deals, as well as below-the-line production agreements
Provide production legal advice for live action and animated scripted programming
Create and maintain departmental resources and actively participate in the establishment of departmental policies for scripted programming
Analyze contracts in response to business questions and provide contractual and research information to business executives and more senior attorneys to assist with business decisions

Active member of California bar or Registered In-House Counsel status, with a minimum of 2-4 years prior legal experience required, preferably at a television network, studio, production company or entertainment law firm.
Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills, and excellent written and verbal communication skills
The ability to function independently, perform moderate to advanced-level reasoning tasks and make common sense decisions
Advanced proficiency with Word and Excel
Must be able to respond to and interact with senior level creative and business executives in a professional, articulate, personable and helpful manner
Must be very organized and able to manage and effectively prioritize multiple projects


About the Company

FOX Entertainment has the power to break through. We seek to pierce pop culture with content that takes big swings, delivers mass appeal and elicits visceral reactions form our audiences. FOX has been the #1 A18-49 rated network for 2 years in a row and we got there through innovation and perseverance, as well as excellent content including shows such as THE MASKED SINGER, 9-1-1, CALL ME KAT and THE GREAT NORTH. FOX Entertainment programming includes a mix of Drama, Comedy, Alternative, Animation and Specials. Also within the Fox family are brands such as TUBI, FOX Alternative Entertainment, FOX SPORTS, FOX NEWS, FOX BET, Bento Box, Blockchain Creative Labs, and Credible.

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