Associate Attorney
WFH Flexible Holmdel, NJ


Vydia is seeking a skilled and dedicated legal professional to join our team as an Associate Attorney. In this role, you will be pivotal in drafting, redlining, and executing deals with music businesses and artists. Your responsibilities will also include negotiating and documenting acquisitions, investments, and partnerships, ensuring compliance with industry regulations, and safeguarding our intellectual property.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Contract Negotiation and Drafting:

  •  Assist with the negotiation, drafting, and review of a variety of agreements, including recording, licensing, distribution, publishing, merchandise, and artist agreements. 
  • Utilize Hubspot to to work with the Label and Artist Relations on closing deals in the pipeline and keeping a record once executed. 
  • Manage Partner and DSP deals, renegotiating renewals and assisting with overall strategy. 
  • Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders to ensure legal agreements align with business objectives. 

Intellectual Property Management:

  • Assist with the management and protection of the company's intellectual property portfolio, including copyrights, trademarks, and other proprietary rights. 
  • Advise on copyright and trademark matters, including registration, licensing, and enforcement. 

Litigation Management:

  • Assist with the management of legal disputes, including litigation and alternative dispute resolution processes. 
  • Work closely with external legal counsel, ensuring effective representation and resolution of legal matters. 

Regulatory Compliance:

  • Ensure the company's compliance with relevant laws and regulations, including those related to the music and tech industry, intellectual property, data privacy, people operations, contracts, and more. 
  • Stay on top of legal developments and advise the organization on potential impacts. 

Risk Management:

  • Identify and assess legal risks associated with business activities and propose strategies to mitigate those risks. 
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure compliance with legal requirements. 

Government and Industry Relations:

  • Engage with government bodies, industry associations, and stakeholders to represent the company's legal interests. 
  • Participate in industry initiatives and advocate for policies that align with the company's goals. 

Legal Strategy and Oversight:

  • Assist with the development and execution of the company's legal strategy to protect its intellectual property, contractual interests, and overall business operations. 
  • Collaborate with outside counsel on areas of their expertise to ensure we have full coverage in our policies and approach to legal matters. 
  • Provide strategic legal guidance to senior management on a wide range of legal issues impacting the company. 

Team Leadership:

  • Support a collaborative and inclusive team culture that emphasizes professionalism, integrity, and excellence. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Expertise in intellectual property law, entertainment law, and contractual negotiations. Experience in corporate law / transactions is a plus. 
  • Proven experience in supporting legal teams and overseeing complex legal matters. 
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. 
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to provide legal guidance that aligns with business objectives. 
  • Must be able to meet deadlines consistently and effectively while working under pressure; candidates must be able to manage multiple assignments at any given time and prioritize them effectively and appropriately. 
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about music. 

Background Requirements: 

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school; admission to the bar in the relevant jurisdiction (preferably New Jersey, New York, or California). 
  • Minimum 1-3 years of post-bar experience, with dedicated experience in the music industry (e.g., entertainment law firm or legal & business affairs at a music company)

Reasons to work with us:

  • Vydia is certified as a Great Place to Work™ company and has been named Best Place to Work in NJ by NJBIZ 6x (2024 most recent) due to its collaborative, fast-paced, and fun, thriving environment.  Additionally, Vydia has been named a 2023 Fortune Best Workplaces in New York.
  • Vydia was honored with the 2023 TechUnited Catalyst of Technology Award for our cutting edge technology and scalable platform that provides global music entrepreneurs and their labels the ability to stay independent. Vydia was also named the 2022 winner of the NJBIZ Business Of The Year award (51-100 employees) which recognizes the state’s most dynamic businesses and business leaders who share a commitment to professional excellence, business growth and the community.
  • Major growth opportunities alongside the growth of the company; Vydia has been identified as an Inc 500 Fastest Growing Company in America and by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the most Entrepreneurial companies in America
  • Join a mission-based culture that enjoys giving back to the community through a variety of initiatives that are meaningful to our team members
  • Full medical/dental/vision package, 401k retirement with employer matching, and financial wellness plans
  • We invest in your growth and development, providing a professional development stipend for continued education and mentorship to support your career goals
  • Hybrid/Remote flexibility to work from home
  • Generous vacation policy including paid parental leave
  • Vydia provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees and strictly prohibits any type of harassment or discrimination in regards to race, religion, age, color, sex, disability status, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, gender expression, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, and/or local laws.
  • Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is the policy of Vydia to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process. If reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact
  • Your employment with Vydia is on an at-will basis, meaning either you or the Company can terminate the employment relationship, at any time, for any or no reason, and with or without cause or notice. As an at-will employee, your employment with Vydia is not guaranteed for any length of time. 

About Vydia:

Vydia is an end-to-end music technology platform and services company that provides labels with the infrastructure and tools to power their business. The company’s innovative solutions in rights management, automated royalty accounting, advanced payments, and daily performance analytics provide leaders in music and culture with the unfettered ability to publish, distribute and monetize their audio-visual content on a global scale. Vydia is a wholly-owned division of gamma., the artist-first multimedia platform providing creative and business services across all artistic and commercial formats founded by CEO Larry Jackson and President Ike Youssef. To learn more, please visit

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Salary Description
$90,000- $110,000