Job opening detail :
Assistant General Counsel
posted: Nov. 6, 2019
Offered by:
HarperCollins
Benefits:
Health; Dental; 401K
Duration:
Full Time
Location:
New York, NY
Requirements:
HarperCollins is looking for an Assistant General Counsel to join the legal team. This role will be primarily responsible for advising publishing colleagues on media law and related fields.

Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of the role may include but are not limited to:
- Reading and vetting manuscripts with authors prior to publication.
- Responding to potential legal claims.
- Analyzing business/legal issues as they may apply to the company.
- Overseeing copyright statutory terminations.
- Advising on digital and traditional marketing and the sale of books.
- Assisting in other legal areas as the need arises.

Qualifications:
- JD degree
- Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in a law firm or media company
- Strong substantive knowledge of general media law issues, including defamation, copyright, trademark, right of publicity, advertising and related fields
- Understanding and awareness of publishing industry
- Practical knowledge of business law as well as experience in litigation preferred
- Ability to effectively communicate with all levels across the organization
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

HarperCollins Publishers is a company full of people who are passionate about books. When you apply for a position, we want to know why you want to work here and why you are interested in the job. Cover letters are preferred.

HarperCollins is an equal opportunity employer.
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Job #:
24154
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