About the Role
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
About the Company
Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.