Associate General Counsel

Jacksonville, FL, USA

Jacksonville Jaguars

About the Role

The Counsel’s primary responsibilities will be to provide legal support, advice and counsel for Jacksonville Jaguars and all related sports and entertainment properties, including Bold Events (private events and concerts). The Counsel will report to the General Counsel and will be part of a four-person legal team, which includes the Chief Legal Officer and a legal coordinator. Specific responsibilities include the following: prepare, review and negotiate all varieties of legal documents, litigation management, employment matters, real estate matters, intellectual property management, understand past, present and future NFL rules (including the CBA) and workers compensation claim management.

Job Responsibilities
Prepare, review and negotiate all varieties of legal documents including but not limited to broadcast agreements, employment agreements, major facility-wide event agreements, catered event agreements, sponsorship agreements, merchandising agreements, suite lease agreements, vendor/service agreements, waivers, consents, real estate documents, finance documents, and legal correspondence for extensions, terminations, breach, trademark infringement, etc.
Work closely with individual departments and related entities to anticipate, identify and manage liability areas and legal exposure; risk management.
Conduct document repository and policy audits to ensure company and related entities are in compliance with appropriate laws and internal policies and procedures; quality control.
Advise on major business transactions .
Review, understand, maintain and provide advice on all corporate documents, NFL documents and major partner agreements.
Interpret, draft/revise and administer guidance related to NFL rules.
Manage pending and open litigation matters and other claims internally and with the assistance of outside counsel.
Other duties as assigned by the General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer.


About the Company

The Jacksonville Jaguars are a professional football team and a member of the National Football League’s AFC South Division. The Jaguars are one of the NFL’s youngest franchises, playing their first regular season home game on September 3, 1995 in Jacksonville, Fla., and have since won three division titles. The Jaguars are owned by Shahid Khan, a visionary leader whose businesses include Flex-N-Gate, Fulham Football Club, All Elite Wrestling, Bold Events and Iguana Investments. Since 2012, Mr. Khan’s impact on the Northeast Florida community has exceeded $500 million, including charitable giving through the Jaguars Foundation, capital improvements to TIAA Bank Field and the creation of Daily’s Place, which hosts upwards of 40 concerts a year. Over the next several years, the Jaguars and Iguana Investments will build a new Sports Performance Center to house all football operations and launch Phase 1 of the Shipyards, a complete reimagination of the riverfront which will include a five-star hotel, office building and modernized marina.

The Jaguars company values are Passion, Respect, Innovation, Dedication and Empowerment (PRIDE). The Jaguars believe in the importance of diversity, continual learning and transparency. We also understand the role that excitement, originality and fun play in the workplace. All of these ideas come together to build a strong and dynamic workplace culture. Because of this, we are dedicated to, and encouraged by, leading the way in developing a distinct and inclusive team.