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Legal Manager

Company: MRC
Location: Beverly Hills
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Who We Are:MRC is a diversified global entertainment company with divisions including Film, Television, Live & Alternative and Non-Fiction, as well as joint ventures in data and publishing.
The Role: You will be an essential member of the MRC Corporate Legal division, providing support for in-house legal matters such as: corporate reporting, mergers and acquisitions, financing, trademarks and other Intellectual property, non-compete agreements, non-disclosures, confidentiality agreements, and tracking outside legal spend.
Growth Opportunity:Our expectation is that this role will continue to evolve into the handling of important legal processes within MRC. You will work closely with the corporate attorneys, and will also have significant, direct interaction with the General Counsel.
Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Preparation and filing of documentation
  • Research and prepare for the formation and maintenance of corporate entities
  • Prepare and track paperwork for mergers, acquisitions, dissolutions, disclosures, amendments, and withdrawals
  • Draft corporate resolutions and organize minute books
  • Maintain and manage corporate records and databases for global entities
  • Prepare, draft, review and maintain corporate documents/materials, and assist attorneys in corporate transactions
  • Respond to requests for information, including the preparation and review of documents, and assisting in obtaining requisite signatures and notarization
  • Work cross-functionally with multiple business units, on multiple projects
  • Track invoices and coordinate with outside counsel on billing
  • Additional ad hoc projects
    Your Experience and Qualifications:
    • 7-10 years of corporate legal experience in a similar role, or as a Paralegal
    • BS/BA degree required
    • An understanding of the legal process from a corporate, transactional point of view (e.g., corporate formation filing) is required
    • Experience working in a legal capacity, specifically in a corporate entertainment environment, or entertainment law firm strongly preferred
    • Strong attention to detail and work ethic.
    • Entrepreneurial spirit and exceptional judgment
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Ability to work autonomously with an ability to prioritize time sensitive issues
    • Collaborative, team-oriented work style
    • Experience working in an entrepreneurial environment
    • JD degree or paralegal certificate is a plus, but not a requirement
      Please note that Covid 19 vaccination is a condition of employment at MRC
      About MRC: MRC is a diversified global entertainment company with divisions including Film, Television, Live & Alternative and Non-Fiction as well as joint ventures in data and publishing.
      MRC Television is the largest and most award-winning independent TV studio in North America with a current slate that includes "Ozark" on Netflix, "The Great" on Hulu, the upcoming Amazon series "The Terminal List" starring Chris Pratt and for Apple TV+ "The Shrink Next Door" starring Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd and "Shining Girls" starring Elisabeth Moss.
      MRC Live & Alternative is one of the largest global producers of live televised event programming. Tentpole live event series through its dick clark productions include the "Golden Globe Awards," "Academy of Country Music Awards," the "American Music Awards," the "Billboard Music Awards," "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest," "Streamy Awards," and 16-time Emmy Award-winning series "So You Think You Can Dance."
      MRC Film is known for championing singular filmmakers and emerging directors to make high-quality distinctive films. Projects include one of the highest grossing original comedies of all-time, "Ted," the Oscar and Golden Globe nominated "Knives Out," written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Johnson and Ram Bergman, starring an ensemble cast including Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas and Jamie Lee Curtis, the Oscar nominated "Baby Driver," Oscar winning "Babel," and the comedy "The Lovebirds," directed by Michael Showalter and starring Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae, currently on Netflix.
      MRC Non-Fiction works with a diverse group of artists to develop, finance and produce feature documentaries and docuseries for global audiences. Projects include Edgar Wright's debut documentary feature "Sparks Brothers" about the legendary American rock/ pop duo, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival and was acquired by Focus Features, as well as "The Last Rider," which chronicles the story of cyclist Greg LeMond, from acclaimed director Alex Holmes.
      MRC and PMC have formed a publishing joint venture and a strategic content partnership with brands The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, Billboard, Rolling Stone, Vibe and Music Business Worldwide. MRC and PMC's data venture brings together MRC Data, Alpha Data and Variety Business Intelligence. MRC owns a majority stake in Civic Center Media, A-Major Media and has minority investments in A24, Fulwell 73, Sugar23 and T-Street.
      For more information on MRC Entertainment--- please visit:

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