About the Role
In alignment with our commitment to flexibility and contemporary work dynamics, we operate under a hybrid work model. As such, the Associate General Counsel will be required to maintain a presence at our primary office location, the Moda Center, for a minimum of three days per week.
Provide detailed and timely legal and business counsel to all departments of our organization on transactional, corporate, intellectual property, data privacy and security, and other legal matters.
Negotiate, draft, review, and manage commercial contracts and other legal documents necessary to facilitate a variety of transactions, including sponsorship, licensing, media/digital rights and ticketing.
Work closely with our corporate partnerships, media/marketing, merchandising, and innovation and technology groups.
Assist with the maintenance and management of the contract administration process.
Support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements and legal department processes.
Assist with company risk management and mitigation initiatives and prepare and advise on related policies, protocols, and training in relevant areas of responsibility.
Review, revise and develop internal regulations, policies, and procedures as necessary to best protect and serve our legal and business interests.
About the Company
As employees of the Portland Trail Blazers at the Rose Quarter, we do more than basketball. We bring people together to create extraordinary moments and lasting memories through the power of sports and entertainment. We are pioneers and innovators. We look for people who push boundaries, who dream, who are committed to inclusivity – who want to contribute to Rip City!
We are seeking a driven, passionate, and experienced Associate General Counsel to join our in-house Legal team.
As an Associate General Counsel, you will collaborate frequently with the General Counsel to counsel our leadership and staff on a variety of legal and business risks, strategies, and commercial deals, with a primary focus on negotiating, drafting, and analyzing agreements. You will add value advising on risk management, intellectual property, dispute resolution and general corporate matters. You will report directly to our General Counsel advising and representing the Portland Trail Blazers and the Rose Quarter in legal matters.