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Job Title:  Jr. Paralegal

Department:  Business and Legal Affairs
Location: 

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position:

Lionsgate has an immediate opening for a Jr. Paralegal reporting to the EVP and Associate General Counsel in the Office of the General Counsel. 

Responsibilities:
  • Maintain billing for entire legal department
  • Maintain and track corporate subsidiaries (in the US, UK, Canada, and other international territories)
  • Maintain subsidiary database, corporate minute books, records and other legal files
  • Draft resolutions and other corporate documents such as bylaws, operating agreements and consent
  • Draft and file all formation, merger, and dissolution documents for corporate entity structure
  • Draft and manage company confidentiality agreements
  • Work with tax department to maintain proper entity management for subsidiaries and joint ventures
  • Oversee maintenance of credit agreement and other corporate debt facilicites
  • Act as a liaison for Board of Directors and C-level executive officers
  • Manage and plan Board of Director and shareholders meetings, including preparing meeting materials
  • Draft correspondence and simple general corporate, securities and finance agreements
  • Prioritize and manage deadlines for multiple simultaneous contracts and projects
  • Route contracts for execution
Experience & Skills:
  • Self-starter who has an interest in the business and legal side of entertainment
  • Detail-orientated
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Enjoy working in a very fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Must have strong computer and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working for a public company and/or in business & legal affairs is a plus, but not required
  • College degree is required
About the Company:

The first major new studio in decades, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) is a global content leader whose films, television series, digital products and linear and over-the-top platforms reach next generation audiences around the world.  The Company’s content initiatives are backed by a nearly 17,000-title film and television library and delivered through a global sales and distribution infrastructure.  The Lionsgate brand is synonymous with original, daring and ground-breaking content created with special emphasis on the evolving patterns and diverse composition of the Company’s worldwide consumer base. 

 

 

 

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer.  All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws.  In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.