Counsel - Ziff Davis

Legal New York, New York New York, New York


Position at Ziff Davis

Ziff Davis seeks a highly-motivated, detail-oriented, team player to serve as counsel to some of the Ziff Davis and Everyday Health Group business units. The candidate should be diligent and proactive, and have demonstrated excellent legal and business judgment, be able to interface effectively with business teams along with the ability to work independently.

Experience working on technology and online media contracts, transactions and deals along with knowledge of IP, advertising, privacy and data use issues are is 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, real estate leases, vendor agreements, distribution agreements and terms of service.
  • Support the legal team with ongoing and special initiatives, including M&A due diligence assistance, template development, contests and sweepstakes, and updating company's privacy, security and other policies.
  • Provide pragmatic, effective legal advice to business team members on a wide array of business and contractual issues


  • 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 (ideally in the health and wellness space) and on IP matters
  • Ability to prioritize and manage deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to maintain strong working relationships with internal clients
  • Sound and practical business judgment including flexibility, creativity and good judgment in managing legal risks