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Paralegal – Studios Content

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 812489BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Studios Date posted Jul. 20, 2021

Job Summary:

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (WDSMP) seeks a Paralegal to provide general legal and support to WDSMP lawyers in routine to intermediate complexity projects. The successful candidate will assist WDSMP’s attorneys with multi-faceted legal support, including contracts, policy, privacy, safety, intellectual property, compliance and clearance by working with the business leads and other professionals in the legal department. This includes reviewing content for compliance with policies, drafting legal correspondence and legal documents for attorney review; preparing summaries and reports; assisting with data entry and maintaining files and databases; assisting with due diligence related to transactional matters; and assisting the team with other special projects as may be necessary from time to time.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides support to WDSMP attorneys in all aspects of legal matters with routine to intermediate complexity in the relevant practice area
  • Assist WDSMP attorneys with drafting, preparing, proofing, and/or summarizing legal documents and correspondence
  • Responsibility for document analysis, fact finding, verification, preparing and filing transactional documents, or conducting legal research

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 – 2 years of experience as a paralegal or related field
  • Paralegal certificate or equivalent experience in a law firm, media or technology company preferred
  • Ability to handle a high volume of work
  • Ability to exercise judgment to appropriately discern when to escalate issues
  • Ability to build business acumen and understand core elements of the applicable business area(s).
  • Must have superior organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize workload efficiently and effectively
  • Strong PC skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent written, verbal, analytical and organizational skills
  • Familiarity with entertainment and motion picture industry

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Paralegal certificate or equivalent experience in a law firm, media or technology company preferred

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or qualification to be a paralegal by certification or education and work experience as set forth by the American Bar Association and any applicable state codes

Additional Information:

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About The Walt Disney Studios:

For over 95 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today it brings quality movies, episodic storytelling, music, and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. The Walt Disney Studios encompasses a collection of respected film studios, including Disney, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, 20th Century Studios, and Searchlight Pictures. It is also home to Disney Theatrical Productions, producer of world-class stage shows.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Pictures, which is part of a business segment we call The Walt Disney Studios.

Walt Disney Pictures is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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