Description:

Role Purpose
The Litigation Vice President will be a member of NBCUniversal’s in-house Litigation Group, representing the Company’s broad portfolio of television, film, news, sports and theme park businesses from its New York office. The Litigation Vice President will be responsible for handling disputes, advising internal business clients, litigating cases in collaboration with outside counsel, and conducting internal compliance investigations. The Litigation Vice President will work on a wide range of matters, including general commercial disputes, media litigation (including defamation claims and journalist privilege issues), employment litigation, intellectual property claims (both affirmative and defensive), insured matters, internal investigations, third-party subpoenas and other matters.

Job Duties
  • Analyze claims and formulate litigation for early case resolution strategy
  • Conduct fact investigations in connection with litigation and compliance matters
  • Manage and collaborate with outside counsel
  • Draft and edit legal papers, including pleadings, briefs, declarations, discovery demands and responses
  • Advise business clients and senior management on strength of claims and defenses, dispute avoidance and resolution
  • Respond to third-party subpoenas
  • Manage and supervise e-discovery

Qualifications
Basic Requirements
  • JD degree and New York Bar Admission
  • At least 10 years of litigation experience

Desired Characteristics
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Strong communication and oral presentation skills
  • Strong academic record; journal experience a plus
  • Experience at a nationally recognized law firm or major media company
  • Experience in news, entertainment, sports and/or intellectual property litigation
  • Excellent leadership and negotiating skills
  • Experience in conducting internal investigations
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure; managing multiple priorities and conflicting deadlines

Additional Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols
  • In select work settings or where jurisdictionally mandated, must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or adhere to enhanced protocols
  • This position has been designated as hybrid, contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week
  • This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $200,000 - $270,000 (bonus and long-term incentive eligible)

Additional Information
NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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