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Principal Counsel (Litigation)

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.
The successful candidate for this Principal Counsel position will support the Company’s Deputy General Counsel for litigation in a broad variety of matters and counseling worldwide.


  • Represent the Company directly and supervise outside counsel in dispute resolution of commercial, intellectual property, antitrust, employment, personal injury, and environmental matters.
  • Conduct sensitive internal investigations.
  • Respond to subpoenas and other routine legal documents.
  • Counsel on compliance with federal, state, local and international laws and regulations.
  • Coordinate with other areas of the legal department in counseling on contractual, competition, and risk management issues and contribute to negotiation and drafting of agreements across the Company’s businesses.
  • Manage techniques increasing the quality and efficiency of legal services.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of seven years of relevant experience in a law firm or corporate legal department or a combination.
  • First-rate judgment.
  • Ability to spot and analyze complex issues and devise practical strategies and solutions.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Superior drafting and negotiating skills.
  • Superior interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with co-workers at all levels.
  • Superior organizational skills to prioritize and handle a high volume of work with minimal supervision.
  • Admitted or eligible for admission to practice in California.

Required Education

  • JD Required

Company Overview

At Corporate, you’ll team with the best in the business to build one of the most innovative global businesses in any industry. Uniquely positioned at the center of an exciting, multi-faceted Company, the forward-thinkers at Disney Corporate constantly pursue new ideas and technologies to help the Company’s many businesses drive value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience themselves. Come see the most interesting Company from the most interesting point of view.

Additional InformationThis position is a legal entity of The Walt Disney Company, an equal opportunity employer.

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