Disney ABC Television Group Paralegal – Media Networks Legal Affairs in New York, New York

At Disney ABC/Television Group, you’ll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills….

The Legal Affairs and Law & Regulation groups of Disney ABC/Television group are seeking a paralegal who is looking to grow in the media and production field, to provide support in drafting and negotiating production agreement and contracts, contest and subpoena work, assist on special projects and support the teams with multifaceted legal support.

Legal Affairs supports all of the transactional and contract needs of, and provides legal/business affairs counsel to ABC News (including production, digital, radio, Videosource and Lincoln Square Productions), Owned TV Group (including all 8 TV stations and digital), Research, Broadcast Operations & Engineering, Sourcing & Procurement, ABC Events, ABC Photo Dept, Times Square Studios, Affiliate Marketing, Daytime Promotions, ESPN on ABC and other miscellaneous work.

Law & Regulation provides legal advice and support to ABC News and the ABC owned television and radio stations on a range of issues including editorial and newsgathering issues involved in the preparation and distribution of national and local news programming (including libel, privacy, trespass, subpoenas, fair use/copyright); FCC regulatory issues (including licensing, children’s programming, political sales and advertising, sponsor ID’s, FCC EEO requirements, issues/programs reports, closed captioning); and contests.

Responsibilities :

  • Support Legal Affairs and Law & Regulation group for ABC NY

  • Assist with contract drafting and negotiation

  • Legal research and various special projects

  • Receive and handle contest proposals and subpoenas

Basic Qualifications :

  • Support Legal Affairs and Law & Regulation group for ABC NY

  • Assist with contract drafting and negotiation

  • Legal research and various special projects

  • Receive and handle contest proposals and subpoenas

Required Education :

  • Bachelors or Associates Degree. Paralegal certification.

Preferred Education :

  • Law degree from accredited school preferred.

Job ID: 595850BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.