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Position Summary:

Netflix, the world’s leading streaming entertainment service, seeks an experienced Director, Content Litigation to join the legal team. This is an exciting and challenging role in a fast-paced environment with responsibility for handling Content Litigation matters directly, both directly and indirectly, as well as pre-litigation counseling on a wide variety of content-related topics and other litigation and counseling matters as they arise. This role sits within the Litigation & Regulatory Risk group and involves close and ongoing collaboration with members of the Business & Legal Affairs team and the Company’s various Content verticals. This role is headquartered in Los Angeles and reports to Director, Content Litigation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Strong risk tolerance, an experienced perspective on litigation and litigation risk, and an ability to understand and manage multiple internal resources dealing with cutting-edge legal issues are critical in this role.

This is an opportunity to be part of a public company with a great consumer brand and to help Netflix shape the future of digital media. The ideal candidate will welcome the opportunity to be part of a fast‐paced and entrepreneurial organization where freedom and responsibility are core values, and passion, innovation and curiosity are mandates.

Skills and Competencies:

The successful candidate will have at least fifteen (15) years of litigation experience, with direct experience with entertainment litigation issues. Candidates must be familiar with the development, production, and multi-platform distribution of feature length films, documentaries, unscripted series, scripted series, animation and stand-up comedy programming, and have knowledge of and interest in related litigation issues. This is a cross-functional role, so strong collaboration and communication skills are necessary.

Qualifications and Prior Experience:

– Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
– Strong analytical capabilities and judgment.
– Ability to work proactively, independently and reliably under tight timeframes in a fast-paced environment.
– Ability to work effectively and collaboratively cross-functionally, think practically and be solution-oriented.
– Enthusiasm for tackling matters outside area of expertise.
– Wicked sense of humor.
– J.D. and membership in good standing in at least one state bar.
– Previous in-house experience preferred; multiple languages and/or experience with international litigation ideal.

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