About the Role
Manage pending and open litigation matters and other claims internally and with the assistance of outside counsel.
Assist in the review and administration of workers compensation claims and issues as requested.
Work closely with individual departments and related entities to anticipate, identify and manage liability areas and legal exposure.
Assist in development and enforcement of company and stadium policies.
Manage and enforce document organization and retention policy.
Interpret, draft/revise and administer guidance related to league rules.
Prepare, review and negotiate all varieties of legal documents including, but not limited to, broadcast agreements, employment agreements, facility-wide event agreements, sponsorship agreements, merchandising agreements, suite license agreements, vendor/service agreements, waivers, consents, contest and sweepstakes rules, confidentiality agreements, medical services agreements, terms and conditions, real estate documents, and finance agreements.
Work closely with revenue departments to draft, negotiate and review contracts and corporate partnership and media (television, radio, and digital) agreements.
Work with all business units on vendor agreements and management.
Establish and maintain regular contact with key outside counsel and business partners.
Assist in the development and maintenance of relationships with key state and local community, civic and corporate partners.
Provide counsel and advice in connection with risk management as it relates to business and team operations
Represent the organization at community, civic and corporate functions, as requested.
Participate in special projects as requested.
Demonstrate honesty, responsibility, integrity and dedication in the fulfillment of commitments.
Perform other duties as required.
About the Company
The associate counsel supports all business units of the Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Football Club and Bank of America Stadium business interests in legal and regulatory matters. This includes drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial agreements with vendors, sponsors, and counterparties; managing litigation (including but not limited to workers’ compensation); execution of strategies in legal and regulatory matters; and working closely with individual departments and related entities to anticipate, identify and manage liability areas and legal exposure.