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Legal Analyst

Company: Warner Music Group
Location: New York
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

**WMG's top priority is the safety and wellbeing of its team members, artists and songwriters across the globe. In response to COVID-19, WMG is fully committed to helping its people balance their home and life commitments with flexible working options, virtual wellness sessions, and more. WMG strives to maintain a COVID-free workplace. To that end, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is a condition of employment for all US new employees, prior to the commencement of employment. If you are hired, you will be required to provide proof of your vaccination as part of your new employee onboarding process, subject to our legal obligation to make reasonable accommodations in certain limited circumstances.****Job Description:**At Warner Music Group, we're a global collective of music makers and music lovers, tech innovators and inspired entrepreneurs, game-changing creatives and passionate team members. Here, we know that each talent makes our collective bolder and brighter. We are guided by four core principles that underpin everything we do across all our diverse businesses:+ **Music is Everything** : Music is our passion, and we can never get enough. Tastes, trends, and tech will change, but great artists and songwriters will always be our driving force.+ **Global Growth, Local Expertise** : Music is a global language. Through communication and collaboration, our success can come from anywhere and translate everywhere.+ **Innovation and Insight** : Pushing the boundaries requires the best information and the boldest imagination. We use both to create the future.+ **Empowered by People** : Like the artists we serve and the music they make, our differences make us stronger. This is a place where every talent can belong and build a career.We remain committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We know it fosters a culture where you can truly belong, contribute, and grow. We encourage applications from people of any age, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic or identity.Consider a career at WMG and get the best of both worlds - an innovative global music company that retains the creative spirit of a nimble independent.**Job Title: Legal Analyst****A little bit about our team:**We are responsible for overseeing, drafting and negotiating mergers and acquisitions (M&A), investment and joint venture agreements and information technology (IT) agreements (consulting, SaaS, licenses, etc.). We are also responsible for overseeing and managing our corporate entities globally and providing legal support and input on real estate related matters. We provide advice and counsel on these matters and related corporate legal matters.**Your role:**Assisting with entity management and oversight. Under the supervision of an attorney, review non-disclosure agreements and vendor agreements. Independently lead, participate and/or work with a team on day- to- day vendor engagement issues, acquisitions and investments, including diligence and post-closing integration and related matters for acquisitions and investments. Interest in learning more about the law and the legal process is not required, but a positive.**Here you'll get to:**Under the supervision of an attorney and/or in consultation with legal counsel perform the following:+ Assisting with entity management and oversight.+ Preparing corporate filings on a periodic basis, including periodic state and local corporate reporting requirements, filings, registrations and maintenance.+ Assisting with annual officers and board consents.+ Assisting with corporate organizational aspects of acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations.+ Respond on a timely basis to inquiries on non-disclosure agreements.+ Prepare summaries of non-disclosure agreements and investments and manage the tracking of those agreement terms.+ Support the attorney as needed when negotiating comments on non-disclosure agreements and vendor agreements with outside attorneys.+ Involvement in issues/projects periodically as requested by lawyers in the group.+ Support and assist in department initiatives.**About you:**+ Experience managing and organizing information and processes is helpful, but not required, as well as an interest in learning more about the practice of law+ Experience handling and managing large projects+ Excellent time-management, organization and execution skills and ability to track multiple projects and deadlines+ Excellent analytical, verbal and written skills+ Extremely detail oriented+ Someone who demonstrates an active desire to learn and is proactive in taking the lead on assignments and tasks+ Reliable and dedicated to seeing projects through from inception through completion+ Enthusiastic, motivated, friendly, team player that enjoys working with a wide variety of people from various professional backgrounds and who can work effectively both independently and in groups+ Someone who conducts himself or herself in the highest ethical manner+ Proficient in Microsoft Office and related applications+ Exhibits highest level of professionalism+ Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion and judgment+ Willingness to learn and draft various other corporate contracts under supervision of an attorney (i.e., nondisclosure and confidentiality agreements, vendor agreements, etc.).+ Sense of humor and interest and/or experience in the music or entertainment industry a plus**We'd love it if you also had:**+ Bachelors degree.+ Legal experience a plus, but not required**About us:**As the home to 300 Elektra, Asylum, Atlantic, East West, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Records, Warner Classics, and several other of the world's premier recording labels, Warner Music Group champions emerging artists and global superstars alike. And our renowned publishing company, Warner Chappell Music, represents genre-spanning songwriters and producers through a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide. Redefining what it means to be a music company in the 21st century, our consumer brands include trend-setters like UPROXX, Songkick, HipHopDX, and EMP. We're the home to WMX - the next generation services division that connects artists with fans and amplifies brands in creative, immersive, and engaging ways - and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) - the ground-breaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels.Together, we are **Warner Music Group: Music With Vision & Voice.****Love this job and want to apply?**Click the "Apply" link at the top of the page, or apply directly with your LinkedIn. Applying with LinkedIn will import all of the information you put in your profile, but will still allow you to upload a resume and cover letter.Don't be discouraged if you don't hear from us right away. We're taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.Thanks for your interest in working for WMG. We love it here, and think you will, too.**\#LI-Hybrid****Job Posting Range**$30.77 to $33.33 Hourly**_Job Posting Ranges are included for NYC based and 100% remote roles where talent can be located in NYC. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as work experience and business needs. The pay range is subject to change at any time dependent on a variety of internal and external factors._****WMG is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.****Copyright - 2022 Warner Music Inc.**

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