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VP & Senior CounselLocation Santa Monica, California, United States Job ID 176071BR Apply Now
WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Now, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.<br><br>Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.
Business Unit Overview
HBO is the world’s premiere premium entertainment service, bringing groundbreaking and award-winning programming such as GAME OF THRONES, BALLERS, BIG LITTLE LIES, INSECURE and SILICON VALLEY to 150 million subscribers across the globe. We seek an exceptional Vice President & Senior Counsel to handle development and production legal matters for HBO’s Original Series. The successful candidate will have the superior solution-oriented analytic, counseling, negotiating and drafting abilities and outstanding people skills necessary to work closely and collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic and stimulating environment with colleagues across HBO and at our Series productions, as well as with talent representatives. Competitive salary, generous vacation, unlimited sick time and various employee discounts such as cell phone and cable discounts. There are fun events all year and free snacks around the office. We also have multiple Employee Resource Groups to be a part of.
You’ll be responsible for all legal aspects of HBO’s Original Series, including negotiating, structuring and drafting talent, rights, development and production agreements, evaluating chain of title, reviewing content, and providing time-sensitive, thoughtful, practical and consensus-oriented advice on a wide variety of issues.
- J.D. degree from a top tier law school, an outstanding academic record and 7-10 years of law firm and/or studio/network in-house legal department experience.
- Entertainment transactional/original programming development/production background preferred.
- Excellent legal and business judgment.
- Effective written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to work independently and proactively with strong organizational and interpersonal skills to capably manage numerous projects at the same time.
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