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POSITION TITLE: Vice President & Deputy General Counsel
DEPARTMENT: General Counsel
SUPERVISOR: SVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
The Vice President & Deputy General Counsel is a key strategic legal and business advisor to the SVP & General Counsel and the PBS leadership team; Specific focus in business transactions, acquisitions, IP and negotiations across multiple and varied Media & Entertainment platforms; Generally the VP & Deputy General Counsel provides a full range of legal expertise in furtherance of all organization goals and objectives; A thorough yet balanced approach and proactive issues assessment/decision style is expected; Responsible for expert legal counsel and the management of a variety of legal, business and regulatory projects/activities; Responsible for providing legal advice to support the programming distribution for a major television company in a time-sensitive, deadline-driven environment.
Responsible for the protection of the organization’s legal interests both internally and externally; ensuring practices, policies and activities meet all legal, regulatory and industry requirements and best practices.
Directly responsible for:
Operations of the Legal Department including the development, interpretation and evaluation of policies, programs, and management of staff and budget.
Lead and manage transactional issues and projects.
Expertise in and managerial review of intellectual property matters including the areas of trademarks,