Corporate Counsel

Open to Remote

Altius Sports Partners

About the Role

Purpose: The Corporate Counsel acts as lead legal advisor at Altius Sports Partners (“ASP”) and will be tasked with providing expert and strategic legal advice to management as well as overseeing the organization’s day-to-day legal activity. Responsibilities will include monitoring federal and state law in addition to NCAA policies and guidelines for business impacts, drafting and reviewing legal documents, evaluating impacts of ASP decisions and courses of action, and assisting in the development of successful strategies for ASP’s growth as an organization. The position will also assist with managing external relationships with outside counsel and supporting the sustainment of the company’s culture and efficient work environment.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Advise ASP executive team and senior management on various matters impacting business operations and client services.
Oversee all ASP legal matters, including acting as the company’s legal representative with client partners where necessary and appropriate.
Maintain comprehensive knowledge of the Name, Image, Likeness (NIL) regulatory and compliance landscape, including, but not limited to, status of Federal, State, and NCAA proposals and laws.
Evaluate and consider business activity risk and create strategies to mitigate them.
Manage inbound requests and legal subject-matter questions from client organizations in a timely, effective, and world-class manner.
Advise ASP’s on-campus General Managers on various legal issues related to the facilitation of athlete marketing deals.
Negotiate and oversee ASP contractual agreements with clients and strategic partners.
Examine and create draft agreements, such as employment and client agreements.
Maintain knowledge of ASP’s operations and legal documents.
Conduct legal research and review company's strategy in response to any litigation.
Promulgate and create directives to ensure corporate legal compliance.
Keep a record of all legal documents and proceedings for the company
Liaise with outside counsel regarding their assignments.
Provide regular reports to the Chairman, CEO, COO, and ASP partners and advisors.
Manage ASP legal staff and interns, including participation in recruitment of new ASP team members.
Ensure compliance with company standards and procedures.
Play an active role in strengthening and maintaining the management and governance culture and practices that reflect the organization’s core values and mission.
Participate in developing a team-based environment to motivate and inspire staff to work collaboratively toward vision and goal.
Maintain highest level of confidentiality, both within organization and with external entities.

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About the Company

Altius Sports Partners is comprised of sports business and education leaders who collectively bring an unparalleled breadth of expertise suited for the rapidly changing intercollegiate sports environment.