Counsel - Ziff Davis

Legal New York, New York


Ziff Davis seeks a highly-motivated, detail-oriented, team player to serve as Counsel to many of the Ziff Davis business units. The candidate should be diligent and proactive, and have demonstrated excellent legal and business judgment, along with the ability to work independently.

Knowledge of IP, privacy and data use issues along with experience working on technology and online media contracts, transactions and deals are critical.

This is a full-time position located in our New York office.


  • Draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of commercial contracts, including insertion orders, NDAs, data agreements, MSAs, licensing agreements, content agreements, distribution agreements and terms of service.
  • Support the legal team with ongoing and special initiatives, including due diligence assistance, template development, and updating company's privacy and security policies.


  • Minimum of 2 years as a practicing attorney in a law firm and/or comparable in-house legal department.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, including drafting and negotiation skills
  • Experience working at or for digital media companies and on IP matters


About j2 Global

Founded in 1995, j2 Global® (NASDAQ:JCOM) is an award winning, leading provider of Internet services through its two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media.

The Business Cloud Services Division offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names eFax®, eVoice®, FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe® and Onebox® and operates a messaging network spanning 49 countries on six continents.

The Digital Media Division, created with j2 Cloud Services’ November 2012 acquisition of Ziff Davis, Inc.

Ziff Davis, Inc. is the leading digital media company specializing in the technology, gaming and men's lifestyle categories, reaching over 117 million unique visitors per month. Ziff Davis sites include,,,,,,, and Ziff Davis also operates NetShelter, the largest community of technology publishers dedicated to consumer electronics, computing and mobile communications. Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors.

As of December 31, 2016, j2 Cloud Services had achieved 21 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth.

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Our Culture:

At j2 Global®, we work in a culture of collaboration and welcome those who desire to join our growing global community. We seek enthusiastic individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit looking for an environment that rewards your best work.

J2 Global offers competitive salaries, health benefits, a 401k, and company-sponsored events. If you’re seeking a dynamic work environment where you can see the direct impact of your performance, then j2 is the place for you.

J2 Global® is an Equal Opportunity Employer.