Television/Media and Entertainment Associate
Reed Smith LLPCentury City, CA
Full Time Job
The Entertainment and Media practice group is looking to hire a California licensed Associate with 4-6 years of experience to join our Century City office with broad film, new media and general entertainment transactional experience. The position offers significant opportunities in film and television finance, development, production and distribution, book publishing and entertainment industry related business matters. The successful candidate will have substantial experience on produced film and/or television projects as well as experience with the preparation, review and negotiation of acquisition, development, production, distribution and financing (debt and equity) agreements and due diligence investigations of entertainment industry assets and related matters.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to effectively manage small to mid-sized matters and portions of large, complex matters, draft agreements and provide advice on intellectual property rights relevant in the industry and have strong oral, writing and organizational skills.
About the Firm
Reed Smith is a global relationship law firm with 27 offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Founded in 1877, the firm represents leading international businesses, from Fortune 100 corporations to mid-market and emerging enterprises. Its lawyers provide litigation and other dispute resolution services in multi-jurisdictional and other high-stakes matters; deliver regulatory counsel; and execute the full range of strategic domestic and cross-border transactions. Reed Smith is a preeminent advisor to industries including financial services, life sciences, health care, advertising, entertainment and media, shipping and transport, energy and natural resources, real estate, manufacturing, technology, and education.
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In accordance to our fee agreement, submissions must be sent to the pertinent office or market Recruiting Manager or Office Managing Partner (with a copy to the Recruiting Manager). Reed Smith will not accept unsolicited resumes or other unsolicited candidate information from Search Firms. Submissions will only be considered when a fully executed fee agreement is in place. Visit our website to view our U.S. recruiting contact information on our lateral careers page.
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Reed Smith's success depends heavily on the effective utilization of qualified people, regardless of their race, ancestry, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, veteran's status, or any characteristic protected by law. As a firm, we adhere to and promote equal employment opportunity for all. This equal opportunity principle applies in all areas of personnel activity, including recruiting, hiring, placement, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, returns from layoff, facility usage, social and recreational programming, etc. The ability and worth of individuals shall be judged entirely on their job-related aptitude, training, skills and performance.
Job Code: Century City
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