Job Brief: Friedman Law Group (FLG) is a woman-owned law firm in Chicago that values a flexible, inclusive, and collaborative work environment. Their clients include prominent advertising and public relations agencies as well as major advertisers. FLG is looking for a dynamic attorney to be a part of their sophisticated practice that focuses on marketing, promotions, trademark, and copyright law. The FLG model has always understood that professionals can work effectively while remote and can serve clients well when they have the flexiblity they need to deliver the best possible work product.
Draft and negotiate a variety of agreements in support of clients' marketing initiatives including talent and influencer agreements, licensing, releases, co-promotional and production agreements, charitable sponsorships, NDAs, event-related agreements, and other similar agreements Provide thoughtful advice in connection with legal risks for digital/social media campaigns as well as large-scale live and virtual events; propose practical solutions to clients at all levels of management, including providing counsel to senior level executives and in-house legal counsel
3-5+ years of law firm and/or in-house experience in copyright/trademark law, specifically in the area of advertising and marketing law Ability to creatively problem-solve under minimal supervision, exercising sound, independent judgment Professional, confident demeanor and an ability to work well with colleagues and to communicate effectively Excellent drafting, negotiating, and analytical skills Proficiency with core office and document management technology
U.S. trademark clearance/prosecution work Experience reviewing and advising on sweepstakes rules and promotional materials Advertising review, claim substantiation, and rights clearances (knowledge of FTC-regulated marketing practice guidelines a plus) Exposure to SAG-related issues in connection with talent engagement
J.D. with strong academic credentials Admission to any U.S. State Bar