Senior Attorney

Los Angeles
Operations /
Full-time /
On-site
Company And Culture

Created in 2002 by Marc Eckō, Complex is a leading global youth entertainment network showcasing the evolution of major pop culture categories, including streetwear and style, music, sneakers, and sports. Complex is a juggernaut in the content and culture space, delivering unprecedented global reach.

Complex is the world’s definitive cultural commerce, content, and experiential platform. We have created an all-new operating system built for the next generation, seamlessly integrating discovery, inspiration, community, and shopping. The company represents an expansion of the original vision with a deep understanding of convergence culture and its impact on contemporary society.

Whether video, long-form editorial, or social content, Complex tells stories that engage dynamic conversation with our communities. Our internet-breaking cover stories document the heroes of culture and take them to the next level through product collaboration nd shoppability.

Complex has become experts in creating immersive environments at our IRL experiences and cultural events. ComplexCon is our flagship festival bringing together the world’s most influential brands and artists for an unforgettable weekend of style, sneakers, art, design, food, music, inspiration and more.

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Join us to help redefine the way people shop, while building a global marketplace that moves at the speed of culture. Complex is committed to building a high performing team that is passionate about what they do and the communities we serve.

Everyone at Complex truly believes in the company and its mission; it’s a requirement for working here. There is synergy within the teams that make Complex what it is, a well-oiled machine. Employees are at the forefront of the company's success because every one of us is given the opportunity to provide suggestions, feedback, and direction.

Responsibilities

    • Provide legal guidance and expertise to company executives and department heads regarding laws, regulations, industry customs and practices related to short form digital programming, e-commerce, retail and tech
    • Assist key team members with structuring and negotiating deals for above and below-the-line talent, sponsorships, brands, licenses, production companies and vendors
    • Structure, draft, negotiate and manage complex and often first-of-their-kind commercial contracts relating to merchandise, digital content, promotional partnerships and more
    • Advise on employment law matters 
    • Prepare deal summaries for use by marketing, content, finance, etc.
    • Analyze and advise on the ramifications and relative risk of deal structures
    • Partner with business executives and human resources to design and implement best practices 

Qualifications

    • JD required
    • Member in good standing of California State Bar
    • Minimum of 5+ years of legal/business affairs experience in a media company, production company or law firm
    • Excellent drafting, negotiation and organizational skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
    • Extensive in-depth knowledge of contract and general corporate law
    • Knowledge of intellectual property, clearance and copyright, entertainment, technology and privacy law 
    • Knowledge of industry deals and practices
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook and Excel

Preferred Qualifications

    • Previous startup experience a plus
    • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, deadline-intensive, in-house environment and manage a high volume of transactions
    • Good business judgement
    • Confident, self-motivated, can work well independently and collaboratively

What We Offer

    • Best in class health, dental, and vision insurance
    • Healthcare FSA 
    • Dependent Care FSA 
    • Commuter Benefits FSA 
    • Short-term/long-term disability and life insurance
    • Paid Parental leave
    • 401k with 4% match
    • Pet Insurance
    • Legal and Identity Theft Plans
    • Vacation time and sick days
$150,000 - $200,000 a year
The Pay Range for this position is listed. Actual pay will vary based on factors including, but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Complex Total Rewards offerings for employees.
We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of the job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some incumbents assigned to the job to perform a different combination of duties.
 
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