Assistant General Counsel - Technology

CBS   •  

Boston, MA

Industry: Information Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 342 days ago


CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


  1. Draft and negotiate technology transactions across CBS Corporation involving cloud computing, outsourcing, hardware, software, professional services and telco services with major industry partners

  2. Manage information security and privacy matters related to: consumer privacy; incident response; securityaudits; vulnerability analysis; penetration testing; hacking; social engineering; and risk management

  3. Manage agreements for products, services, information security, confidentiality, human resources, and purchase orders

  4. Advise on strategic technology decisions, counsel executives on avoiding business risks in corporate transactions

  5. Advise on business risk and tax implications of cloud computing agreements

6 Manage technology license audit responses


The attorney must have 5+ years experience working with technology related contracts and business transactions, preferable in broadcast media or technology.

The attorney must have excellent legal technology skills with applications such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat and iManage document management.

The attorney must have excellent legal drafting ability, email etiquette and time management skills


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