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Contracts Clearance Paralegal – Fully Remote

  • Location: New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #548

POSITION: Clearance Contracts Paralegal (fully remote)

ORGANIZATION: Elite Entertainment Law Firm

LOCATION: New York, New York (or based in the Eastern Time Zone)

COMPENSATION: Competitive Base Salary based on experience, plus medical and dental benefits, 401k with match and generous PTO!

SUMMARY: The Clearance Contracts Paralegal will provide high-quality drafting and document review assistance to attorneys and clients at this elite entertainment law firm. The paralegal must have the confidence and technical skills to support a fast-paced office. They will have the willingness to work hard as a member of a great team and work well-paid overtime.


  • Draft and negotiate a variety of clearance related documents and contracts (ex. No objection letters, license agreements, material releases)
  • Support the execution and distribution of completed contracts
  • Function with autonomy and work on special projects with each case and clients
  • Handle complex drafting activities (may be highly confidential and require discretion)
  • Interface and establish ongoing positive business relationship with clients
  • Gather, organize, and monitor legal documents on DocuSign
  • Create and format redline documents
  • Draft and proofread correspondence, court papers and other legal and non-legal documents
  • Type, format, edit and finalize legal documents
  • Compose routine letters and memoranda and prepare reports
  • Perform other essential duties as assigned


  • Bachelor degree OR equivalent experience
  • ABA approved paralegal certification
  • 2+ years of paralegal experience at an entertainment firm or in-house in a media/entertainment legal department
  • Experience with new media production preferred
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, and DocuSign
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to remain calm and function under pressure in a constantly changing environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively, dispassionately and diplomatically
  • Excellent attendance, punctual and flexible to work overtime
  • Ability to collaborate smoothly with many other people and departments
  • Detail oriented with strong day-to-day organizational skills
  • Ability to be proactive, organize/prioritize work and perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • A person seeking a career with an exceptional firm