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Senior Paralegal

Postuler maintenant Postuler ultérieurement Job ID 10090698 Emplacement Burbank, Californie, États-Unis Entreprise The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date de publication 11/06/2024

Résumé du poste:

About the Role & Team

We are seeking a senior paralegal to join Disney’s Corporate Legal Copyright Group. As a member of our team, you will be responsible for assisting on copyright and other rights matters working closely with attorneys and other paralegals. This work includes, but is not limited to, detailed tracking and management of various copyright matters and global content, correspondence with international partners, review of contracts and files for rights related matters, and supporting the work of attorneys handling legal issues. The role will have exciting exposure to matters related to various business divisions of Walt Disney Studios both domestically and internationally (such as Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Twentieth Century Studios, Searchlight); Disney Media Networks (including ABC Entertainment, ESPN); Disney Consumer Products; Disney World-Wide Publishing; Disney Music Group; and our direct-to-consumer offerings (including Disney+, ESPN+, STAR+, Hulu).

What You Will Do

  • Populate, manage, and administrate various tracking systems and databases for rights issues impacting global content and marketing.
  • Prepare and send internal reminders of upcoming deadlines and pending matters, and continuously track such matters.
  • Conduct supporting research into copyright records.
  • Work closely with attorneys on domestic and international copyright matters.
  • Communicate directly with legal, business and other internal and external partners involved in developing and marketing content, and various copyright matters.
  • Track and respond to requests to use company intellectual property

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum 4 years in a Paralegal role or minimum 4 years at a reputable law firm preferably with experience around IP rights and/or entertainment/studio experience.
  • Extremely detail-oriented while also able to think conceptually across projects and learn quickly applying lessons from one assignment to another with skill and intelligence.
  • A self-starter with ability to take direction from attorneys.
  • Excellent and clear written/email skills.
  • Excellent analytic and listening skills.
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills with ability to collaborate and establish strong working relationships with various internal and external partners.
  • Superior organizational and time-management skills.
  • Proactive ability to independently track complex matters for attorneys.
  • Ability to work quickly and to independently manage own workload and prioritize assignments.
  • Must be able to hold him-/her-/them-self accountable for results.
  • Ability to properly handle materials that are confidential.
  • Exceptional judgment.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel with strong ability to become proficient in the day-to-day office software that may be used by the Company (such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and document management platforms)


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • ABA-approved Paralegal Certificate or a Paralegal by education and work experience as set forth by California Business and Profession Code, Section 6450(c)

Disability accommodation for employment applications

The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.

The Walt Disney Company 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 champions a business environment where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a constantly evolving world.

The hiring range for this position in California is $84,500.00-$113,300.00 per year based on a 40 hour work week. The amount of hours scheduled per week may vary based on business needs. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

Sur The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

Chez Disney Corporate, vous verrez comment les secteurs d’activités qui animent les marques puissantes de la société se rassemblent pour former la société de divertissement la plus novatrice, développée et admirée au monde. En tant que membre d’une équipe d’entreprise, vous travaillerez avec les leaders de classe mondiale qui mettent au point les stratégies qui permettent à The Walt Disney Company de rester à la pointe du divertissement. Collaborez avec d’autres penseurs novateurs pour permettre aux meilleurs conteurs de créer des souvenirs pour des millions de familles du monde entier.

Sur The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, ainsi que ses filiales et sociétés affiliées, forme l’une des principales entreprises internationales diversifiées de divertissement familial et de médias. Elle comprend trois secteurs d'activités essentiels : Disney Entertainment, ESPN et Disney Experiences. Depuis ses modestes débuts en tant que studio de dessins animés dans les années 1920 jusqu’à son statut de référence actuel dans le secteur du divertissement, Disney poursuit fièrement sa tradition de création d’histoires et d’expériences exceptionnelles pour tous les membres de la famille. Les histoires, les personnages et les expériences de Disney touchent les consommateurs et les visiteurs du monde entier. À travers nos activités présentes dans plus de 40 pays, nos employés et cast members collaborent pour créer des expériences de divertissement appréciées à la fois au niveau universel et local.

Le poste est rattaché à TWDC Enterprises 18 Corp. , qui fait partie d’une entreprise que nous appelons The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

TWDC Enterprises 18 Corp. est un employeur qui souscrit au principe d’égalité des chances à l’emploi. Les candidat(e)s seront pris(es) en considération pour l’emploi sans considération de race, de couleur, de religion, de sexe, d’origine nationale, d’orientation sexuelle, d’identité sexuelle, de handicap ou de statut d’ancien combattant protégé. Disney défend un environnement commercial où les idées et décisions de tous et toutes nous aident à grandir, innover, créer les meilleures histoires et être pertinents dans un monde en évolution constante.

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