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Paralegal, Library Rights

Company: MGM Studios Inc
Location: Beverly Hills
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. ("MGM") is seeking an entertainment paralegal with significant research experience in the entertainment industry to join the Legal Division's Library Rights Management Team.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare written memoranda, reports and chain of title documentation
  • Perform research and chain of title review for new acquisitions and films in release, as well as film, television, stage and new media development projects
  • Assist in the day-to-day operations of the team
  • Perform related responsibilities as needed
  • Maintain discretion and confidentiality in a sensitive environment

    Requirements:

    • Strong academic credentials
    • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in the entertainment industry
    • Highly motivated, detail-oriented self-starter, able to work independently on multiple, high priority tasks in a fast-paced corporate environment
    • Ability and desire to work within a team environment, including an ability to effectively collaborate, be receptive to constructive feedback and be diplomatic when communicating and interacting with all levels of the company
    • Superior written and verbal communication skills, combined with strong critical thinking, and determined and tenacious problem-solving skills with the ability to propose practical, responsive solutions
    • Superior organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
    • Able to review and analyze a wide array of complex agreements
    • Familiarity with entertainment terms of art as well as industry custom and practice
    • Ability to recognize and seek guidance on issues beyond one's knowledge or comfort zone and be comfortable with close oversight and supervision
    • Knowledge of the film, television and new media production processes
    • Familiarity with DGA, SAG and WGA agreements (including separated rights)
    • Familiarity with copyright and chain-of-title issues
    • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, Adobe, and aptitude to quickly master other databases/applications)

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Keywords: MGM Studios Inc, Beverly Hills , Paralegal, Library Rights, Legal , Beverly Hills, California

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