Assistant General Counsel at Dow Jones

Dow Jones


Mid Level

New York, NY, USA

$140.000 - $190.000

08 Sep → 08 Oct

Job Description

Dow Jones is seeking a litigation attorney with five to ten years of experience representing media companies on defamation, copyright, privacy, court access & freedom of information, and other matters. This attorney will be expected to provide practical legal advice and support in a collegial, fast-paced environment.

The successful candidate will have excellent academic and professional credentials, strong interpersonal skills, a superior work ethic, fastidious attention to detail, exceptional organizational skills, and a dedication to ethics and professional responsibility.

Job Responsibilities

  • Reviewing articles, videos, podcasts and other materials for legal concerns prior to publication
  • Advising and training journalists, and investigating complaints
  • Assisting with oversight of Dow Jones’s general litigation portfolio, in the U.S. and abroad
  • Helping to negotiate freelance contributor agreements
  • Responding to subpoenas
  • Working on intellectual property and advertising issues

Requirements / Qualifications

  • J.D. from a reputable law school.

  • License to practice law in New York or the ability to obtain an in house limited license.

  • Five to ten years of experience handling media law matters

Benefits/What We offer

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Plans

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans

  • Education Benefits

  • Family Care Benefits

  • Commuter Transit Program

  • Subscription Discounts

  • Employee Referral Program

How To Apply

Apply through LegalJobs

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