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Associate Principal Counsel – Legal TechnologyApply Now Apply Later Job ID 658517BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Apr. 18, 2019
Job Summary: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 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, experiences and consumer products, studio entertainment and direct-to-consumer and international.
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 Technology Legal Group assists our business teams in pursing new ideas and technologies and driving value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience. Come see the most interesting Company from the most interesting point of view.
The Corporate Legal Department of The Walt Disney Company is seeking an experienced attorney to become part of its Technology Legal Group handling technology transactions and counseling matters for The Walt Disney Company and its subsidiaries and its affiliates worldwide.
Responsibilities:Responsibilities will include structuring, negotiating and drafting technology and related business agreements and supporting and counseling our clients on matters relating to technology and technological innovation initiatives. This will include collaborating with other legal colleagues on associated intellectual property, privacy, security and other issues. As an Associate Principal Counsel, the attorney will work with more experienced attorneys with respect to complex matters and high-risk transactions.
Basic Qualifications:The successful candidate must have a minimum of 7 years experience in structuring and documenting complex technology transactions (including cloud-based and software development transactions). The successful candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management, including senior level executives, and the ability to work effectively and multitask in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment while maintaining a sense of humor and treating colleagues at all levels with respect.
- In-house counsel experience is highly desirable
- Technical experience is highly desirable
- Experience handling artificial intelligence, managed services or telecommunications agreements is desirable, though not required
- Law degree from a top-tier, accredited law school required
About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):
At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.
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 The Walt Disney Company, which is part of a business segment we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).
The Walt Disney Company 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. 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.