Entertainment Transactions Associate

5-7 Years’ Experience

Please note: Glaser Weil will only accept direct candidate submissions and will not consider recruiter submissions for this role. Find more details on how to apply below.

The Opportunity

Glaser Weil is seeking an experienced entertainment transactions associate to join our practice. This position provides an opportunity to work alongside Glaser Weil’s recognized attorneys, who work on significant and industry-leading deals on both the talent and company sides in film and television. This position is based in our Century City (Los Angeles) office.

Attractive Candidates Will Have:

  • 5-7 years of experience in a law firm, an agency or an in-house business affairs role at a studio
  • Experience working on transactional entertainment matters, including employment agreements for actors, writers, directors and producers
  • Intelligence, drive and motivation
  • Impeccable written, verbal, analytical and advocacy skills
  • A can-do attitude and self-starter mindset
  • Enthusiasm and demonstrated success working and collaborating in a fast-paced, high-stakes environment
  • Effective problem-solving skills and the ability to apply common sense to solving problems
  • The ability to engage directly with clients and provide exceptional client service
  • Excellent academic credentials from a nationally recognized law school

Candidates must be admitted to practice law in California.

At Glaser Weil, You Can Count On:

  • Hands-on experience. This position offers tremendous opportunities for significant hands-on experience with entertainment transactional matters for an A-list clientele and the chance to learn from some of the industry’s most seasoned and respected professionals in the space.
  • A pathway to partnership. At Glaser Weil, we invest in our people. The best way for an associate to become a partner is to think and act like a partner and to treat the Firm’s clients as her or his own. The Firm has a flexible partnership track that depends principally on each associate’s personal development as a lawyer, contributions to the Firm and broader legal community, and demonstrated ability to become a future business developer.
  • Business development training. Associates are encouraged to work with our Business Development and Marketing professionals to develop a business plan that will help guide their contributions to the Firm’s broader growth objectives while ensuring that their own professional milestones are met.
  • A positive work culture. Glaser Weil promotes a culture of camaraderie and close professional relationships set within a collaborative team environment. Employees enjoy a business casual, open-door atmosphere and an informal management structure. Involvement in community organizations, both locally and beyond, is strongly encouraged and supported.

The base compensation range for this position is $150,000 - $250,000. These numbers do not reflect a successful candidate’s total compensation. Base compensation is only the guaranteed component of the total compensation package and does not include discretionary bonuses and the other career-enhancing opportunities of joining the Firm.

To be considered for this position, please submit the following to recruiting@glaserweil.com:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Law school transcript

Please note: Glaser Weil will not accept recruiter submissions for this role. Glaser Weil will post open positions on our website. We will not accept unsolicited resumes and consider any resume not received through our recruiting email or sent to anyone at the Firm outside the recruiting team to be unsolicited. Recruiters/search firms must have a written, executed agreement with Glaser Weil prior to submitting information regarding candidates. If a recruiter/search firm submits an unsolicited resume, Glaser Weil will not be bound by that search firm’s terms or otherwise be obligated to pay any compensation in connection with the submitted candidate.

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