Senior-Level Communications Attorney Job in Washington, DC Near Me - 280738 | BCGSearch.com

Senior-Level Communications Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location District of Columbia - Washington

Job ID 4W5X280738

Experience Level Senior Associate

Job Experience Min. 7 - Max. 18 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Practice Areas Entertainment and New Media - Transactional

2023-01-27 07:08:18

Washington, D.C. office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a senior-level communications attorney preferably with 7 years of experience practicing in-house at a media broadcasting company or a law firm providing legal counsel to television, radio, and digital broadcasting businesses. The candidate will provide regulatory and commercial advice and services to the Firms broadcast television and radio clients. Will expect to work closely with the Firm's lawyers and clients as part of the Communications team, providing high-value legal services to preeminent clients. Attorneys with experience handling regulatory and commercial matters for broadcast television and radio station licensees are encouraged to apply. Should preferably have Admission to practice in any of the following states: AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, D.C., FL, GA, IL, KS, MD, MN, MT, NJ, NY, OK, OR, PA, TN, TX, VA, WA, or WV. Significant experience handling broadcasting legal issues with a focus on regulatory matters (e.g., licensing and compliance) and commercial work (e.g., content licensing and distribution contracts involving TV/digital media networks and studios are desired. Familiarity with representing broadcasters before the FCC and advising on complex policy matters and government requirements is a plus. Should preferably have commercial contracts experience, with the ability to counsel clients on legal issues related to content licensing and distribution relationships, including broadcast network affiliation agreements, retransmission consent agreements, syndicated programming agreements, and similar relationships.

The candidate should have high levels of productivity and efficiency when delivering work products and managing deadlines. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience collaborating effectively with multiple stakeholders. Ability to interpret and advise on FCC regulatory issues in emerging areas of technology distribution platforms and business models, including, e.g., ATSC 3.0, helpful. The ability to answer novel legal questions arising from technological and marketplace developments and analyze complex commercial contractual provisions is a plus. The ability to multi-task and work both independently and collaboratively under tight deadlines is required. Strong ability and drive to deepen and develop client business relationships and shepherd clients through complex, highly regulated processes as new business lines are developed is needed.

This Amlaw firm stands out among its peers as having a commitment to innovation, work-life balance, and friendly firm culture. The firm aims to be agile in the changing legal landscape, and rewards the creativity and entrepreneurial spirit of its lawyers. The firm is also serious about its commitment to diversity and pro bono initiatives, and provides ample opportunity for its associates to gain meaningful experience early on in their careers.

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The estimated salary for this position is $274,417*.

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