Counsel – Executive Compensation & Benefits

Beverly Hills, CA, USA

Endeavor

About the Role

Job Description:

The Counsel will join the Employment Legal Team, that consists of a small, collaborative group of attorneys and other professionals across the globe who share responsibility for advising Endeavor and its various diverse business units on employment-related matters. The primary focus of this role is compensation and benefits, and the selected candidate initially will have responsibility for negotiating employment contracts with critical Company personnel and related matters. The role also will provide advice and counsel to the Company’s business operations in the United States. The position presents a great opportunity for an attorney interested in the intersection of employment and corporate laws with the operations of a global, publicly traded company with diverse resources, businesses and personnel. This is a full-time position and will report to the VP & Associate General Counsel.


Responsibilities:

Provide legal advice on our compensation and benefits matters, working closely with business unit leaders, Human Resources, Finance, Accounting and Tax teams, legal colleagues and external advisors. Serve as principal counsel to one or more business units on these matters.
Draft, negotiate and review documents related to executive compensation arrangements (such as employment, equity incentive award, retention and separation agreements).
Provide legal advice (and synthesize it with finance, accounting and tax considerations) on the design and operation of executive compensation arrangements.
Support the preparation of executive compensation-related disclosures (such as proxy statements and Section 16 filings) and benefits-related reporting.
Provide legal support on compensation and benefits matters in connection with corporate transactions (such as acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures).
Perform other tasks, projects and responsibilities as assigned, to include advice and counsel on employment-related legal matters across the United States.

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About the Company

Endeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency WME; sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation; marketing and licensing; content development, distribution and sales; event management; and a number of direct-to-consumer offerings.