Los Angeles

Legal & Business Affairs, Television

A24 is currently seeking an attorney to join our Business Affairs & Legal team to support our growing scripted TV businesses. We are looking for an entrepreneurial problem-solver with dealmaking experience across TV development, production, and distribution. This role is based in Los Angeles and candidates must be available to work in-person from our West Hollywood office. 

Initial Responsibilities

  • Structure, draft and negotiate a high volume of above-the-line TV development and production deals, including deals for showrunning EPs, non-writing EPs, rights acquisitions, pilot directors, on-screen talent, etc.
  • Oversee and manage various aspects of scripted TV productions, working with a broad range of in-house personnel (e.g., creative, production, finance, etc.) and external production counsel
  • Draft and negotiate short form paperwork for auspices attached in development, as well as longform license and co-production agreements with network partners, and license agreements with international broadcasters for deficit financed TV projects
  • Serve as a business liaison with talent agencies, attorneys, networks, and other key collaborators
  • Advise internal executives in connection with deal strategies and a broad range of complex legal issues
  • Partner with business and legal executives to design and implement best practices


  • 5+ years of transactional experience working in a television business / legal affairs department and/or entertainment law firm
  • J.D. with membership in good standing in California and/or New York bar
  • Substantive working knowledge of television industry customs, practices and agreements, contract law and intellectual property rights
  • Familiarity with production clearance issues and ability to advise with respect to copyright and trademark matters
  • Solid expertise with respect to guild and union agreements, contracts, and intellectual property law
  • Comfort managing and developing other team members over time 
  • Strong attention to detail, project management, time management, long-term planning skills and creative problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills, including clear and effective written and verbal communication skills, negotiating skills, strong drafting abilities and a can-do, no job is too small, team attitude
  • Professional individual who can build strong relationships, both internally and externally, and is able to comfortably interact with all levels of employees
  • Ability to juggle multiple, competing priorities, pivot quickly, think practically and be solution-oriented
  • Humble, diligent and resourceful

We are looking for diverse perspectives. A24 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from all kinds of candidates.

Our target annual pay range for this role is between $200,000 and $230,000. Actual starting pay within the range will depend on various considerations, including: work experience, skills, specializations, and training. We do not use formal job titles internally and similarly named positions may have different compensation levels. This role is also eligible for an annual performance bonus, including both cash and equity components, competitive healthcare, as well as other employee benefits.

A24 is the global entertainment company behind Academy Award®-winning film Everything Everywhere All at Once and Emmy award-winning series Beef on Netflix and one of TIME's 100 Most Influential Companies of 2023. Founded in 2012 and based in NY, LA, and London, A24 has built a premium library of 180+ films and TV shows including Hereditary, Moonlight, Lady Bird, Uncut Gems, Spring Breakers, Emmy-winning series Euphoria and Golden Globe-winning series Ramy. Recent and upcoming projects include Past Lives from Celine Song, The Zone of Interest from Jonathan Glazer, Civil War starring Kirsten Dunst and Cailee Spaeny, and The Sympathizer starring Robert Downey Jr. from director Park Chan-Wook.

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