Counsel - Labor Relations
Disney ABC Television GroupBurbank, CA
Full Time Job
Disney/ABC Television Group seeks an attorney to join its Labor Relations Department in Burbank. This department provides labor relations services for ABC Studios and other related production companies, ABC Network, ABC/Disney Cable Networks, Owned Television Stations, Disney Television Animation regarding dramatic, non-dramatic, new and traditional media productions and distribution.
Primary responsibilities include collective bargaining negotiations, contract administration and grievance arbitration. Successful candidate must also be able to provide strategic counsel to business units, including the labor relations implications of business initiatives in a fast-paced transactional environment.
The successful candidate should be admitted to practice law (California Bar preferred) with at least three years of experience in the field of labor law / labor relations, preferably in the entertainment industry. The position requires the ability to develop close, positive working relationships with clients and colleagues, including all levels of management, unions and guilds, strong interpersonal skills, forceful advocacy, demonstrated written and oral communication skills, a team orientation, the ability to work independently and manage competing priorities, yet seek guidance when appropriate.
• JD required
The Disney/ABC Television Group is composed of the Walt Disney Company's (NYSE: DIS) global entertainment and news television properties, owned television stations group, as well as radio and publishing businesses. This includes the ABC Television Network, ABC Owned Television Stations Group, ABC News, ABC Studios, Disney Channels Worldwide, ABC Family, Radio Disney, as well as Disney/ABC Domestic Television and Disney Media Distribution. The company's equity interest in A&E Television Networks round out the Group's portfolio of media businesses.
Equal Opportunity Employer- Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability