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General Counsel - Sr. Corporate Counsel

Los Angeles, CA, USA


About the Role

The Role 
The Sr. Corporate Counsel role will be responsible for providing legal support to CAA’s business groups, with a primary focus on M&A, joint ventures, investments, corporate secretarial matters and corporate governance. The Sr. Corporate Counsel must have a broad corporate and transactional experience and an entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to work independently and/or as a member of the Chief Legal Officer corporate team.


Provide support for M&A and joint venture transactions, including working with members of the M&A and Finance team on deal structure and LOI terms, drafting and negotiating deal agreements, and actively managing deal process including reviewing and drafting corporate documents, LOIs, SPAs, buy-sell agreements, operating agreements, partnership agreements, acquisition agreements

Supporting various corporate groups  (e.g., Treasury, Finance and Accounting, Tax, etc.) on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and other transactional matters

Interact with global legal and business colleagues on multi-jurisdictional transactions and initiatives

Manage post-closing integration matters and operational issues

Work on multiple transactions concurrently

Supporting corporate secretarial matters, entity formations and corporate governance

Experience with SEC, FINRA filings

Other related tasks as assigned


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.

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