Litigation Counsel at NBC
June 27, 2012 at 12:54 PM
NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. Comcast Corporation owns a controlling 51% interest in NBCUniversal, with GE holding a 49% stake.
It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Universal City, CA
The Litigation Counsel will be a member of NBCUniversal’s in-house West Coast Television Litigation Group, reporting to the VP, Litigation. The Litigation Counsel will be responsible for handling disputes and litigating cases as counsel-of-record and by partnering with outside counsel on matters including general commercial litigation, breach of contract cases, employment matters, intellectual property disputes, defamation claims, profit participation lawsuits, and others.
Analyzing claims and formulating litigation strategy
Conducting fact investigations and legal research
Drafting legal papers, including pleadings, declarations, discovery demands and responses
Handling or assisting with depositions and court proceedings
Counseling on dispute avoidance and resolution
Managing and partnering with outside counsel, as needed
Addressing and responding to the VP, Litigation on any other matters
Qualifications & Requirements:
JD Degree and Bar Admission
At least 4 years litigation experience, including at a nationally recognized law
Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered (note job #6176BR).
Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
Must be willing to work nights and on weekends as needed with short notice
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
Strong academic record from a top tier law school
Strong research and legal writing skills
Strong written and oral presentation skills
Experience in interacting and communicating effectively with all levels of management
Ability to work independently and to support a team
Ability to effectively work well under pressure; managing multiple priorities and conflicting deadlines
Experience in entertainment litigation
For more information and to apply visit bit.ly/M5rDTY and enter Job Number: 6176BR