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Assistant Chief Counsel - Creative Entertainment

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 520867BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Brand The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted 01/26/2018
At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

The Walt Disney Imagineering (“WDI”) Legal Department is responsible for providing legal services to WDI, WDI R&D and Disney Parks Live Entertainment (“DPLE”).


  • Handle and oversee legal services for entertainment related matters for DPLE and WDI, both for domestic and international Disney Parks and resorts, including Disney Cruise ships.
  • Negotiate and draft talent, license and business agreements for new live shows, parades and other entertainment spectaculars.
  • Interface successfully with WDI and DPLE senior executives.
  • Attend team project meetings to provide advice and counsel.
  • Interface with other attorneys in Disney’s motion picture studios including Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to paralegals.
  • Be available during off hours due to the international responsibilities of the position.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 12 years experience in the practice of entertainment law
  • Member of California bar

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a sophisticated in-house legal and/or business affairs department in a major motion picture studio

Required Education

  • J.D. degree – law

Company Overview

At Corporate, you’ll team with the best in the business to build one of the most innovative global businesses in any industry. Uniquely positioned at the center of an exciting, multi-faceted Company, the forward-thinkers at Disney Corporate constantly pursue new ideas and technologies to help the Company’s many businesses drive value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience themselves. Come see the most interesting Company from the most interesting point of view.

Additional Information

This position is a legal entity of The Walt Disney Company, an equal opportunity employer.

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