Corporate Counsel

Employer
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
Location
Cockeysville, MD
Posted
Jun 13, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!Sinclair Broadcast Group is seeking a Corporate Counsel to provide commercial and transactional legal services for our television stations and other businesses. Responsibilities of this role will include: Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a variety of commercial agreements, including, but not limited to, purchase agreements, term sheets, license agreements, venture agreements, technology and IT agreementsAssisting with various commercial legal matters, including advising and negotiating corporate transactional matters, overseeing and executing M&A and investments, and intellectual property mattersReviewing regulatory requirements for the business as necessaryCollaborating with subsidiary executives and counsel, outside counsel, and internal managementConducting legal research as necessaryRequirements:3-4 years corporate and transactional law experience at a leading law firm. Broadcast, FCC or other media law related experience a plusJ.D. from an ABA accredited law school with exceptional academic credentials with a law school class rank of at least the top 20%Admission to at least one State BarExcellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, organizational and computer skillsDemonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively and provide leadership to the teamLocal candidates (Baltimore region) preferred but relocation may be considered for the right candidate Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!