Associate Counsel, Fashion

New York, NY
Full Time
04-19-2021
Practice Areas: Transactional Job #: JR4640 Exp.: 2+ Years
Description:
Endeavor seeks a talented and highly motivated lawyer to join its team in New York as Counsel, Legal & Business Affairs, supporting IMG Models and Endeavor’s other fashion-representation businesses, including Art+Commerce and The Wall Group. This is a high-volume practice supporting a large group of client managers who operate within tight timeframes. Primary responsibilities include:
  • Negotiating and managing a huge volume of agreements for models, photographers, stylists and other fashion professionals, including contracts for editorial and runway work, endorsements, licensed products, personal appearances, influencer marketing, and other image-rights deals.
  • Handling an independent workload whilst working collaboratively with colleagues in the Fashion Representation legal and business affairs team.
  • Giving actionable guidance to the business on legal issues, including advertising-law matters, guild compliance, and laws relating to child performers.
  • Implementing and refining contract-administration and document-management processes.
  • Fostering positive long-term relationships with the company’s clients and customers.

Qualifications:
  • Admitted to NY Bar.
  • Minimum of 2 years of transactional legal/business affairs experience, ideally with training and qualification within a law firm and/or corporate legal department, experience negotiating entertainment-related contracts is preferred.
  • Knowledge of and passion for the fashion industry, and ideally some familiarity with the SAG-AFTRA commercials contract, FTC endorsement guidelines, and laws applicable to child performers.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to interact with a range of personalities and styles in a fast-paced environment, and explain complex concepts to clients and colleagues without legal training.
  • Outstanding negotiation, drafting, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • A curious mind, a strong work ethic, and a creative but practical approach to problem-solving
  • An upbeat temperament, and a team-oriented approach to work.

Endeavor is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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