Executive Counsel, Web3 Legal and Business Affairs

Los Angeles, CA, USA

CAA

About the Role

Business Affairs Role:

Manages legal business matters pertaining to the Web3 + Metaverse organization
Reviews and negotiates agreements for traditional (entertainment, music, sports) clients and web3-endemic clients
Review and negotiate agreements for NFT, web3, Metaverse deals
Provides legal counsel and guidance to agents, clients, managers and other reps for NFT, web3, crypto, Metaverse matters
Develop strong relationships with, and earns the confidence of, agents, managers, attorneys, as well as business affairs executives at “buyer” companies
Shows initiative in staying current with the rapidly changing business environment and new platforms/technology/buyers
Demonstrates he/she is a committed team player and eagerly shares information and insights with the rest of the group
Anticipate and identify potential legal problems arising from Web3 and assist in developing strategies to avoid litigation and reduce potential areas of risk

Legal Role:

Partner with Chief Legal Officer and legal team in addressing emerging IP and legal standards issues as they relate to web3

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About the Company

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) is the leading entertainment and sports agency, with global expertise in filmed and live entertainment, digital media, publishing, sponsorship sales and endorsements, media finance, consumer investing, fashion, trademark licensing, and philanthropy. Distinguished by its culture of collaboration and exceptional client service, CAA’s diverse workforce identifies, innovates, and amplifies opportunities for the people and organizations that shape culture and inspire the world. The trailblazer of the agency business, CAA was the first to build a sports business, create an investment bank, launch a venture fund, found technology start-up companies, establish a philanthropic arm, build a business in China, and form a brand marketing services division, among other innovations. Named Most Valuable Sports Agency by Forbes for eight consecutive years, CAA represents more than 2,000 of the world’s top athletes in football, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, in addition to coaches, on-air broadcasters, and sports personalities and works in the areas of broadcast rights, corporate marketing initiatives, social impact, and sports properties for sales and sponsorship opportunities. Founded in 1975, CAA is headquartered in Los Angeles, and has offices in New York, Nashville, Memphis, Chicago, Miami, London, Munich, Geneva, Stockholm, Shanghai, and Beijing, among other locations globally.