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Associate General Counsel

Los Angeles, CA, USA


About the Role

Associate General Counsel:
The Associate General Counsel will be an integral part of the legal team, working closely with the Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel and broader legal department to advise LA28’s senior management on legal matters. This position will leverage negotiation, drafting, relationship-building, critical-thinking and communication skills to manage and lead key transactions in support of the planning and delivery of the Games.

This role offers an unparalleled opportunity to increase your professional network, gain valuable legal and business affairs experience, and grow with the organization as we gear up for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games!

This position will report to the Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel.

Key Responsibilities:
Serve as a legal advisor to the Chief Legal Officer and SVP & Deputy General Counsel, senior management and division heads on identified transactions and legal matters to support the delivery of the Games.
Steady stream of self-directed analytical work, meetings, decision-making and drafting, including preparing, reviewing, drafting and negotiating all varieties of legal documents, legal memorandums and correspondence.
Work closely with individual departments to anticipate, identify and manage legal exposure and risk management.
Supervise, monitor and assist in the career development of all subordinate attorneys and paralegals, and ensure that appropriate evaluation procedures are conducted.
Work with and supervise outside counsel on matters requiring representation.
Work with the entire LA28 legal function to continually improve delivery of legal services.
Perform significant projects / duties as assigned by the Chief Legal Officer and SVP & Deputy General Counsel.
While experience in these areas is preferred, we also look for candidates with intellectual curiosity and a demonstrated ability to learn quickly to round out areas where a candidate may not have depth of experience. This job description is a general summary of responsibilities and requirements and is not intended to be all-inclusive of the responsibilities and requirements of this position.


About the Company

The Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games will be hosted in Los Angeles, California in 2028, returning to the United States for the first time in over 30 years. 2028 will be the first time LA hosts the Paralympic Games, creating an opportunity to expand awareness, understanding and inclusion of people with disabilities.

LA28, the organizers for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Los Angeles, is on a mission to create an unparalleled Games experience for athletes, fans, partners, our community and our people. Our vision is to collectively create what’s next through sport, community and the power of our differences.

The 2028 Olympics and Paralympics will represent LA and leverage the strength of our community’s diversity and creativity as we collectively work to design a Games that we all want to be a part of. We do this by focusing on people and by inviting everyone into the story of the LA28 Games.

The LA28 organizing committee is an independent, non-profit organization that is privately funded and governed by a board of directors.

Our Vision is to collectively create what’s next by harnessing sport, community and the power of our differences. Our Mission is to create an unparalleled Paralympic and Olympic Games for athletes, fans, partners, our community and our people.

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