Corporate Counsel

Legal · Remote/Frisco, Texas
Department Legal
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Corporate Counsel


The Gearbox Entertainment Company is an award-winning creator and distributor of entertainment for people around the world. Gearbox Entertainment develops and publishes products through its subsidiaries, Gearbox Software and Gearbox Publishing. Gearbox Entertainment has become widely known for successful game franchises including Borderlands and Brothers in Arms, as well as acquired properties such as Duke Nukem and Homeworld. Gearbox’s ambition is to entertain the world, and its key driving objectives include the pursuit of happiness for our talent, partners and customers, the prioritization of entertainment and creativity, and a measured respect for profitability. For more information, visit www.Gearbox.com


We are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Corporate Counsel in our offices in Frisco, Texas supporting Gearbox’s growing legal team. You will need a passion for corporate transactional matters of all stripes, but also come to the table armed with some specific experience in one or more legal subspecialty. You will provide mission critical legal services across multiple business units at a dynamic, fast-scaling entertainment company. 


This position is open to remote work in certain states.


Responsibilities:


  • Draft, review and negotiate commercial agreements including publishing, licensing, and investment agreements
  • Proactively identify and develop ownership of new specializations and initiatives to improve operational efficiency
  • Assess and advise promptly to a wide range of requests from across the business
  • Monitor industry and legal developments, making recommendations based on the changing legal landscape
  • Support the continuous improvement of standard template agreements and legal department processes
  • Serve as part of the legal team helping Gearbox create the most entertaining and creative products in the most efficient way possible


 Qualifications: 


  • J.D. from a U.S. law school and admission to a State Bar in good standing
  • 2 - 4 years prior experience working at a law firm or in-house legal department
  • Prior in-depth experience in at least one of the following areas of corporate law: employment law, privacy law, M&A transactions, or compliance practices
  • Proven organizational and multi-tasking skills and an ability to work independently
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat, and able to quickly learn new software applications
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and thorough follow-up


Bonus Points For: 


  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for the videogame industry
  • In-house experience with an entertainment company or top law firm experience in an entertainment practice

 
Gearbox Entertainment believes that all team members should be able to enjoy a work environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. We are committed to reflecting the diversity of the world we strive to entertain. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we provide fair and equal treatment to all team members and applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. 

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  • Location
    Remote/Frisco, Texas
  • Department
    Legal
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced