General Counsel

Employer
Steamroller Studios, LLC
Location
Mount Dora
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 05, 2024
Closes
Jul 13, 2024
Practice
Litigation
Position
Counsel
Contract Type
Permanent

It's different here. We're a fun–loving bunch, passionate about our craft. We grow together, learn together, play together, and work on some of the coolest projects on the planet. If you're looking for a welcoming atmosphere, a culture that's dedicated to helping you grow and thrive, and ample opportunity to advance, we'd LOVE to hear from you.

About the role

Steamroller Animation Studios is hiring a General Counsel with 5+ years and has experience in employment, contract, IP, and entertainment law. Responsibilities include drafting contracts, providing legal advice, managing disputes, and ensuring compliance. JD degree and licensing to practice in Florida required. Competitive salary. (This role will allow you to work from home a majority of the time with the exception of a few times per month or as needed)

Responsibilities

  • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide range of contracts, including but
    not limited to client agreements, vendor contracts, licensing
    agreements, and non–disclosure agreements.
  • Provide legal guidance on intellectual property matters, including
    copyright, trademark, and trade secret issues.
  • Advise on compliance with relevant laws and regulations governing the
    entertainment industry, including labor and employment law, data
    protection, and privacy regulations.
  • Assist in the resolution of legal disputes and manage any litigation
    matters that may arise.
  • Manage relationship with external parties that specialize in legal
    matters outside of normal scope of work, including tax, intellectual
    property, litigation, etc.
  • Collaborate with internal teams, including senior leadership,
    production, finance, and HR, to ensure legal compliance and mitigate
    risk.
  • Stay abreast of legal developments and industry trends that may
    impact the company's operations and provide proactive advice to
    senior management.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience practicing law, with a focus on
    contract law, intellectual property, and entertainment law.
  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school and active
    membership in good standing with the relevant state bar association.
  • Proven track record of drafting and negotiating complex commercial
    contracts.
  • Strong analytical and problem–solving skills, with the ability to assess
    legal risks and provide practical solutions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to
    effectively collaborate with internal stakeholders and external parties.
  • Detail–oriented with a commitment to accuracy and quality in all work.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities in a fast–
    paced environment.
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.