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Assistant General Counsel

United States

Playfly Sports

About the Role

Playfly Sports is looking for an Assistant General Counsel to join our team in Berwyn, Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta, or Dallas

The person in this role will work with the Chief Legal Officer and other senior executives to develop and implement corporate strategic and tactical legal initiatives and compliance functions, advise on company strategies and their implementation, assist in managing the legal function, monitor and update the company’s legal and regulatory compliance needs and oversee the work of outside counsel. The Assistant General Counsel is directly involved in complex business transactions, negotiating critical contracts, litigation, real estate, employment and intellectual property matters and providing legal support for mergers and acquisitions, including transition and integration efforts, and financing transactions.

Draft, analyze, review, and negotiate agreements with professional sports teams, conferences and leagues, regional sports networks, university athletic programs, state high school athletic organizations, venues and events (e.g., bowl games), as well as agreements with sponsors, on-air talent, and others
Manage, coach & develop members of the legal team
Provide legal advice and support in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic investments
Anticipate legal and contract/deal issues, and design and execute strategies to remediate risk to Playfly and its clients
Support human resources, finance and other groups within the Company
Identify, research and analyze relevant federal, state and local requirements and translate into business solutions and processes
Assist Chief Legal Officer with dispute resolution and litigation oversight including drafting legal pleadings, managing discovery, and negotiating settlements.
Assist with oversight of risk management, including oversight of our insurance program
Ensure compliance with the Company’s policies and procedures
Other job-related duties as assigned


About the Company

Playfly Sports is the full-service, leading sports marketing and media company that enables brands to engage with sports fans on a local, regional, and national level through scaled linear, digital, and experiential assets. Playfly Sports drives outcome-based solutions into 90-million households via more than 7,800 live U.S. broadcasts of MLB, NBA, and NHL games; and influences sports fans of all ages through the management of college and high school multimedia rights, uniform branding, and high-profile sports sponsorship platforms. The company introduces high school and college students to career development opportunities in esports through Playfly Esports, operators of North America’s largest college esports league. Playfly Sports has the unique ability to partner, innovate, and advance the aspirations of athletes, brands, academic institutions, and sports fans across the U.S. Playfly Sports is Powered by Partnership. Visit Playfly Sports online at

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