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Senior Legal Counsel, Commercial-Technology Transactions

Multiple Locations: Marina Del Rey, CA 90292, USA • Vancouver, BC, Canada • Toronto, ON, Canada • Seattle, WA, USA

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Requisition Number: 175119

Position Title: Attorney 3

External Description:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in interactive entertainment. We develop and deliver games, content and online services across platforms. We have a broad portfolio of brands that span the most popular genres.

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 immerse our employees into an inclusive culture and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow our employees to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers.

We are looking for an accomplished, practical, and well-rounded Senior Legal Counsel to serve as the primary legal partner responsible for supporting transactions for multiple business groups within EA including: (i) the core services and technology group that provides common capabilities across existing and emerging gaming platforms, information technology, EA's security team, and PC hardware partnerships; (ii) the worldwide customer experience group, which provides 24-7 support to EA's customers; and (iii) EA's external development team. You will also support cross-game and franchise technology licenses and provide backup support for other technology transactions as needed.

You will report to the Senior Counsel, Commercial Counsel Lead and can be based in our EA offices located at Los Angeles, CA; Seattle, WA; Vancouver, BC; or Toronto, ON. We are flexible as to which EA office you work from, and we will consider fully remote for the right candidate.

Join us in driving the next revolution in games.

Responsibilities

  • You will draft and negotiate a wide range of complex domestic and international technology agreements, including inbound and outbound software licenses, SaaS agreements, complex professional services agreements, data protection agreements, and content development agreements.
  • You will work with legal colleagues to develop and maintain policies, contract templates, training, and guidelines to ensure legal compliance and operational efficiency.
  • You will provide legal advice on a wide range of legal matters in technology development, licensing, and customer service.
  • You will develop creative solutions to support business needs and objectives while mitigating risk.

Qualifications

  • B.A/B.S., J.D. degrees and State Bar membership with 7+ years of experience with a law firm providing services for technology clients, relevant in-house experience with companies in the technology industry, or both.
  • Experience with the negotiation and preparation of a wide range of sophisticated commercial and technology agreements.
  • Experience with data protection and data security agreements.
  • Work with cross-functional business and legal teams.
  • You establish strong working relationships with business owners.
  • You have worked independently to manage entire contract process from initial contact, negotiation, execution.
  • You have experience handling a high volume of work with minimal supervision, with the ability to multi-task, assess business and legal risk in a focused and efficient manner, and prioritize workload efficiently and effectively.

As part of our hiring process, we may ask candidates to answer written questionnaires, demonstrate the ability to spot relevant issues, or provide writing samples.

We love to celebrate our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match, of course, free video games and more!

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts is the leading interactive entertainment company, powered by innovative technology. We create incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need creative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

EEOText: About EA We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game. 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: 2022-08-03 23:51:40.95

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. 

 

We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. 

 

Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.

 

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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