Company: Amazon
Position: Corporate Counsel, Studios TV
Location: Santa Monica, CA

Description: Amazon Studios is making some of the highest quality television programming today and needs a Corporate Counsel for either the Scripted TV Production or Development Legal Affairs team. In the production role, you will draft and negotiate production services agreements and above-the-line agreements for scripted programming. This position will also involve helping to create production guidelines and policies, overseeing script review and clearances, advising on guild issues, and handling other day-to-day production legal matters.

A role on the TV Development team will involve drafting and negotiating rights option and acquisition agreements, writer agreements, producer agreements, director agreements, production services agreements, and co-production agreements. You will be responsible for all legal matters during the course of development, including evaluating rights issues and confirming chain of title.

Contact: Brenna Nass Smedley:


  • 4+ years of experience as a transactional attorney
  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school and membership in good standing in at least one state bar
  • Experience in scripted television production or development legal affairs

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