Legal Counsel, Music and Entertainment.
The Legal Team at Electronic Arts is seeking a lawyer to join us as Legal Counsel, Music and Entertainment.Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.Role OverviewAt EA, we inspire the world to play. We are seeking an attorney with at least five (5) years of experience to counsel EA's broadcast studio and music divisions, by providing legal advice, guidance and transactional support on a variety of issues and projects. This position will report to the Head of Legal for the Competitive Gaming Division of the Legal Department and is based in our Los Angeles office.This position requires a media lawyer with strong music and business affairs experience and substantial knowledge of, and experience with, intellectual property law. The ideal candidate will have ample knowledge of, and experience with, music labels and publishers, music collective rights societies, performers, voice actors, and familiarity with issues arising in cross-jurisdictional commercial agreements.Legal Counsel, Music and Entertainment will provide legal and strategic business advice on the commercial aspects of agreements and facilitate practical solutions to achieve business objectives while managing risk.ResponsibilitiesWe are looking for candidates with demonstrable experience providing legal and business affairs support for broadcast and music studios. You will:Music* advise legal and business partners generally on music acquisition, rights and risk;* oversee legal and contract process for commissioned music, including contractual engagements of composers, other music-related vendors and EA's outbound licensing program;* advise and support the music business team on licensing music for games, marketing and events, including review and draft contract terms and advise on deal structure, sc...