Role details

Senior Counsel

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Exciting Opportunity to join a creative global media company!
  • Role is heavily focused on advertising, commercial contracts and soft IP.

About Our Client

Global media company.

Job Description

Main Responsibilities:

  • Review all advertising materials for issues from a legal perspective, including false advertising, copyright and trademark issues, right of privacy, right of publicity;
  • Ensure all advertising materials are compliant with FTC regulations, Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU) guidelines, State Laws, individual client agreements and other industry specific regulations
  • Conduct preliminary trademark searches and review full trademark searches
  • Draft, review and negotiate a wide range of commercial contracts, including: licenses, agency agreements, client agreements, celebrity talent agreements, sponsorship agreements, sweepstakes agreements, contest agreements, promotional agreements, digital agreements, advertising agreements, marketing agreements, terms and conditions, vendor agreements, software agreements
  • Create proprietary templates and forms and ensure contract management database is continuously updated
  • Ensure compliance with SAG/AFTRA CBAs
  • Communicate issues to clients in a timely and effective manner

The Successful Applicant

  • JD from a US ABA-accredited law school
  • Member of a US State Bar, in good standing
  • 5-10 years of experience as an Associate at a top law firm combined with experience as an in-house attorney in a related field (in-house experience preferred)
  • Must be highly experienced within the advertising and marketing law field. Specific experience with advertising review, FTC/CARU compliance, sweepstakes/promotions is required
  • Experience drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts, including: licensing agreements, vendor agreements, NDAs, MSAs, talent agreements and terms and conditions
  • Excellent contract drafting and negotiating skills
  • Experience with trademark searches and trademark review
  • Must have excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships with clients
  • Strong commercial and business acumen

What's on Offer

Competitive base salary with bonus structure, excellent benefits

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