EmpireSan Francisco, CA
Full Time Job
EMPIRE is an independent label, distributor and publisher based in San Francisco, CA.
You will be working with the Legal team. As counsel, you'll assist the Legal team with various projects and tasks. We're looking for a motivated, organized and ambitious attorney to contribute to our team. This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to continue to develop their legal career in the music industry by working at a top of the line record label and honing their skills.
What you'll be doing
Draft and negotiate licensing, publishing merchandising, producer and side artist agreements
Provide general in-house legal support
Assist in a variety of copyright, trademark and IP issues
Perform legal research
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)
Qualified lawyer with 1-3 PQE
Licensed to practice law in California required
Experience in the music industry
Strong administrative skills
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
Understands the importance of confidentiality and discretion
Ability to juggle multiple projects at a time and complete tasks fully
You can work independently
Ability to be flexible to adapt and act quickly when urgent matters require it
Live in the San Francisco area or willing to relocate
BONUS POINTS IF YOU HAVE….
Bilingual (English and Spanish)
Experience working with high profile clientele
EMPIRE was founded in 2010 as an artist-friendly, progressive digital distribution company. After early success, and identifying future icons such as Kendrick Lamar, Migos, and Anderson .Paak, EMPIRE was quickly regarded as a tastemaker in the industry and throughout the past five years evolved into a full-fledged record label, distributor, and publisher for independent musicians. With the company and roster growing at a breakneck pace, EMPIRE has effectively disrupted a stale business model by bringing its energy, expertise, and acumen to its artists and labels. Given its reputation, EMPIRE works with today's hottest talent from superstars to red-hot newcomers.
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