Disney Music Group Is Hiring — Counsel

Disney Music Group is seeking an Attorney to join their Business Affairs & Legal Counsel team that provides business and legal affairs services for Walt Disney Records, Hollywood Records, Disney Music Publishing, and Disney Concerts (collectively DMG). 


  • Negotiating and drafting a wide variety of agreements pertaining to all aspects of Disney Music Group’s businesses including: artist recording related, music publishing/administration, touring, merchandising, name and likeness, sponsorships/endorsements, producer, mixer, remixer, side artist, video production, photographer, soundtrack albums, concert rights licensing, marketing agreements, synch licenses, and master use licenses
  • Assisting in handling claims, researching rights issues, and clearing masters for third party releases, as well as other duties pertaining to the daily operations of our record labels, music publishing entities, and related DMG activities
  • Working closely with the various DMG departments to service their business and legal affairs needs; will interact with third parties and other Disney business units on behalf of DMG


  • JD degree from an accredited law school and CA Bar membership or willingness and qualification to be Registered In House Counsel
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant music related legal experience
  • Ability to accomplish and complete responsibilities with some training and supervision 
  • Demonstrated strong drafting, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate and reconcile issues from the business unit and enterprise level
  • Ability to multi-task and think strategically in solving problems
  • Resilience to work within a complex organization and find creative solutions
  • Willingness to challenge status quo and be proactive
  • Strong project management
  • Willingness to work and integrate with multiple partners
  • Strong client relationship skills
  • Ability to think strategically and synthesize complex business/financial data
  • Demonstrated ability to manage simultaneous priorities

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