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Legal Associate, Contracts

Multiple Locations: Los Angeles, California, United States • Seattle, Washington, United States • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Requisition Number: 166854

Position Title: Legal Specialist II

External Description:

EA was founded by individuals with a deep passion for making games. Many things have changed over the years as the gaming industry—and we—has expanded immensely, but we are still guided by the same passion for developing, publishing, and distributing the world's best games. Our history has been one of great success, and our future looks even brighter. Gaming has come a long way from Pac-Man & Space Invaders and fueled by our accomplished staff at locations right across the Globe. We are united in our passion to continue shaping the future of interactive entertainment. Together we can make a difference.

This is a non-attorney role and will report to a Senior Product Counsel. The role can be based in Los Angeles or Seattle.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Under the guidance from a Senior Legal Associate and Product Counsel and following EA's standard templates and guidance, draft and review multiple commercial agreements, including software and content licenses, consulting agreements, SAAS agreements (including data protection agreements), influencer and promotion agreements.
  • Can escalate issues to appropriate team members.
  • Comfortable adapting templates for different needs under the direction of a Senior Legal Associate or Product Counsel.
  • Attend meetings with important legal and partners to build a knowledge of the business, support partners and determine how to prioritize work.

Our next Licensing Associate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience. Paralegal certificate from ABA approved program.
  • 5+ years of experience as a paralegal with a law firm or in-house providing services for technology or entertainment clients.
  • Work with business and legal teams.
  • Manage the entire contract process from initial contract, negotiation, and through execution, under the direction of a Senior Legal Associate or Product Counsel.
  • Handle a high volume of work with the ability to multitask and prioritize workload efficiently and effectively.
  • Experience in the Games Industry.

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2021-07-20 22:37:55.173

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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