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Associate Counsel - NBA G League

New York, NY, USA


About the Role

Position Summary: This position will primarily support the NBA G League's commercial businesses, reporting to the G League General Counsel. The position will be responsible for a variety of matters, including negotiating and drafting sponsorship, media, marketing, licensing, event and services agreements, and providing legal and business support to the NBA G League and its teams generally (including with respect to collective bargaining).

Major Responsibility:

Draft and negotiate league-level sponsorship, media, marketing, licensing, event and services agreements and other agreements supporting the commercial business of the NBA G-League.
Draft and negotiate technology services agreements and other vendor agreements relating to the business of the NBA G League.
Advise in-house clients and G League teams, and draft appropriate communications, on various legal and business matters including IP usage and general compliance with league rules, standards and policies.
Provide support for (i) the collective bargaining process with the Basketball Players Union, and (ii) general CBA compliance and enforcement.
Perform special projects and other assignments as requested by G League senior management.


About the Company

At the NBA, we’re passionate about growing and celebrating the game of basketball. Through the intensity of the game and the amazing athletic skill of our players, we deliver excitement to hundreds of millions of fans around the world.

As a global sports and media business, the NBA is so much more. While Basketball Operations runs the league’s on-court activities, other departments manage relationships with television and digital media partners, develop marketing partnerships with some of the world’s most recognizable companies, oversee the licensing of NBA merchandise, and handle a wide range of responsibilities that drive the NBA’s success.

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