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Legal & Business Affairs

TV / Motion Picture / Documentary /
Music Videos & Branded Entertainment

Location: New York, NY
The Firm:  Global Award Winning Production Company with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Germany and Hong Kong
Compensation: $150,000 to $170,000 with 100% paid benefits.

Job Summary:

The Director of Legal & Business Affairs will serve as production attorney and counsel for all aspects of television specials, scripted and non-scripted series, feature-length films, documentaries, commercials and music videos as delegated by Executive Producers, Directors, clients, and other personnel, as well as outside counsel. This is an in-house position that affords great work / life balance for someone who works well in a highly creative environment.

Job Primary Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate, draft and review personal services agreements for talent (including directors and key crew), non-disclosure agreements, location agreements, appearance releases, materials releases, vendor agreements and production services agreements.
  • Oversee archival licensing for company projects with the goal of streamlining and standardizing the process.
  • Conduct pre-broadcast clearance review for defamation, right of publicity/privacy, copyright, trademark and other matters, as appropriate and commensurate with background.

Job Qualifications and Requirements

  • JD degree and a minimum 2-4 years of recent law firm or in-house counsel experience with an emphasis on production counsel work for non-scripted and scripted television and film projects.
  • Must have excellent contract-drafting, interpersonal, and time-management skills.
  • Experience with branded entertainment, commercials and music matters a plus, but not required.
  • Should exhibit good business and legal judgment while working on multiple projects at once and under time constraints.
  • Must be admitted to practice law in New York State.
  • This executive should enjoy working in a highly creative environment.


Mary Suneetha
Managing Director
295 Madison Avenue
New York, NY  10017

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Corporate Paralegal Supervisor
JD Preferred

Large International Law Firm
Wilmington, Delaware - USA

Compensation and Benefits: Base to $180,000 plus Bonus, Exceptional Medical, Health, Wellness and Dental Coverage; Generous Paid Time Off; 401K w/match; and much more in a top multinational firm.


Supervise the daily activities of department personnel and ensure operating needs are met and provide problem solving assistance to attorneys, legal assistants and clients working with all Secretary of State Offices.

Essential Duties

  • Liaise with Secretary of State, staff and other governmental employees to address issues relating to filings nationwide
  • Provide assistance to Attorneys and Clients with Secretary of State Filings, Procedures and Document and Information Retrievals
  • Provide guidance and assistance to attorneys and clients utilizing state database systems to research and obtain information regarding specific business entities    
  • Handle requests for filing assistance with secretary of state offices
  • Provide documentation necessary for deal closings
  • Calculate and process franchise tax payments in connection with annual compliance, conversion and merger filings
  • Utilize written, in person and telephone communications to develop and maintain effective rapport with contacts at secretary of state offices when needed to assist in critical situations involving filings that are planned or pending
  • Handle miscellaneous requests for information and assistance with various matters
    Management Responsibilities:
  • Manage staff, including training, allocation of coverage and specific assignments to ensure accurate and timely responses to requests for departmental services
  • Prepare and annually review department budget
  • Develop and maintain connections to state information systems, participate in quarterly, annual and other focus group meetings
  • Review legislative and policy matters for various states; communicate policy changes desired of and made by state offices that are applicable to firm needs
  • Handle billing matters respond to administrative inquiries relating to activities of department
  • Receive and forward copies of service of process
  • Liaise with Legal Technology staff to develop and maintain electronic department records system

Skills and Experience Required

  • JD preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 5+ years of Corporate Paralegal experience and two years of supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of Delaware corporate law and procedures
  • Ability learn new software and operating systems
  • Knowledge and implementation of the annual budget process
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational / planning skills
  • Demonstrated experience with leading and supervising others
  • Ability to administer Firm policies and procedures
  • Knowledge and implementation of the annual budget process
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
  • Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment
  • Flexibility to travel and to adjust hours to meet operating needs


Mary Suneetha
Vice President
Filcro Legal Staffing
295 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10017

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General Counsel | Attorneys

Knowledge Management Attorney (KM) M&A

Location New York, NY - Midtown Manhattan

Compensation Base salary to $220,000, Yearly Bonus; Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Paid Time Off; 401K w/match; Life and AD&D Insurance; All Firm Amenities. Exceptional work environment and offices. Noted HR Programs with firm stability, security and career growth.

The Firm Large U.S. Multinational Law Firm


The Knowledge Strategy group has a need for a full time or part time (4 days / week) Knowledge Management lawyer with an M&A background and at least 5 years' experience at a large international law firm. You will be responsible for developing the knowledge strategy for designated practices and implementing projects and initiatives to meet their practices’ needs.


  • Maintain designated practice sites and other know-how repositories, curating practice sites content and ensuring they are in line with the needs of the practice.
  • Meet regularly with attorneys who have expertise relevant to the practice, and facilitate sharing of quality know-how and expertise. Respond to queries from attorneys to identify know-how.
  • Research, monitor and inform the practice of legal and industry developments and trends.
  • Train lawyers and promote the use of department's KM resources.
  • Liaise with users to gather feedback.
  • Work with other Knowledge Strategy attorneys and other departments to share best practices.
  • Assist with the development of new practice tools, re-engineer processes for greater efficiencies and advise the Knowledge Strategy partners on improved processes and new technologies for the practices.
  • Create, administer and expand comprehensive knowledge strategy functions

Skills and Experience Required

  • JD required with strong academics
  • 3+ years previous experience, as an M&A lawyer in a law firm
  • 2+ years’ experience working in a knowledge management / strategy group.
  • Experienced in aspects of KM Systems (any) content identification, writing and production, understanding practice and client challenges, technical interface, and development of new practice group sites.
  • Prior experience drafting, editing, and managing core documents for large, complex M&A deals
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational and planning skills
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team;
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Ability to assume responsibility for assigned projects and tasks
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work; Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs
  • A history of maintaining highly confidential M&A and IPO information


   Mary Suneetha
   Managing Partner
   Filcro Legal & Business Affairs Group

   295 Madison Avenue | New York, NY  10017

   Resume Submission Link

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