Entertainment Litigation Associate

Los Angeles
Jun 18, 2024
Jun 21, 2024
Trademark Agent
Contract Type
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Salary: $220,000 – $270,000 per year

A bit about us:

We're a nationwide, full–service law firm that's well known for trial work. For our clients, we pride ourselves on detail–oriented work. For our employees, we offer them a lot more exposure to meaningful work earlier in their careers.

  • Roughly 90% Cravath scale
  • 1950 billable requirement for bonus
  • 2 to 3 trials per year

Why join us?
  • Great benefits
  • Amazing reputation
  • Sophisticated work

Job Details

Key Responsibilities:

  • Litigation Management: Manage a diverse caseload of litigation matters pertaining to the entertainment industry, including contract disputes, copyright infringement claims, defamation suits, and other related matters.
  • Legal Research and Analysis: Conduct thorough legal research and analysis on complex issues relevant to entertainment law, and provide strategic guidance and recommendations to clients and colleagues.
  • Drafting and Reviewing Legal Documents: Prepare, review, and edit various legal documents, including complaints, motions, briefs, contracts, settlement agreements, and other litigation–related documents.
  • Courtroom Representation: Represent clients in federal and state courts, as well as before administrative agencies, in all phases of litigation proceedings, including motion practice, discovery, hearings, trials, and appeals.
  • Client Counseling: Advise clients on a wide range of legal issues impacting the entertainment industry, including intellectual property rights, contractual disputes, licensing agreements, and regulatory compliance matters.
  • Negotiation and Alternative Dispute Resolution: Participate in negotiation sessions and alternative dispute resolution processes, such as mediation and arbitration, to achieve favorable outcomes for clients while minimizing litigation costs and risks.
  • Collaboration and Teamwork: Collaborate effectively with colleagues across various practice areas, including transactional attorneys, intellectual property specialists, and corporate advisors, to provide comprehensive legal solutions to clients in the entertainment sector.
  • Continuing Legal Education: Stay abreast of developments in entertainment law, litigation strategies, and industry trends through ongoing professional development, participation in legal seminars, and membership in relevant bar associations and professional organizations.


  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Active membership in good standing with the State Bar of California.
  • 3–5 years of experience practicing law, with a focus on litigation within the entertainment industry.
  • Strong understanding of entertainment law principles, including copyright, trademark, right of publicity, and contract law.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex legal concepts effectively.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast–paced, client–focused environment.
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills and experience in alternative dispute resolution techniques.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team–oriented environment.
  • Prior experience working with entertainment industry clients and familiarity with industry standards and practices is preferred but not required.

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