Counsel

New York, NY, USA

Playfly Sports

About the Role

Playfly Sports is seeking a business and legal affairs lawyer to provide day-to-day legal and business services for Playfly and each of its divisions, including Playfly Sports Properties, CSL Esports, Home Team Sports and Impression Sports & Entertainment. The person in this role will begin remotely and transition to the Corporate office when appropriate. Responsibilities include:

Draft, analyze, review, and negotiate representation agreements with professional sports teams, conferences and leagues, regional sports networks, university athletic programs, state high school athletic organizations, venues and events (e.g., bowl games); content development agreements as well as agreements with sponsors, on-air talent, and others
Provide legal advice and support in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic investments
Anticipate legal and contract/deal issues, and design and execute strategies to remediate risk to Playfly and its clients
Support human resources, finance and other groups within the Company
Identify, research and analyze relevant federal, state and local requirements and translate into business solutions
Assist with dispute resolution and litigation oversight
Assist with oversight of risk management
Ensure compliance with the Company’s policies and procedures
Other duties as assigned

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About the Company

Playfly Sports is the full-service, leading sports marketing and media company that enables brands to engage with sports fans on a local, regional, and national level through scaled linear, digital, and experiential assets. Playfly Sports drives outcome-based solutions into 90-million households via more than 7,800 live U.S. broadcasts of MLB, NBA, and NHL games; and influences sports fans of all ages through the management of college and high school multimedia rights, uniform branding, and high-profile sports sponsorship platforms. The company introduces high school and college students to career development opportunities in esports through CSL Esports, operators of North America’s largest college esports league. Playfly Sports has the unique ability to partner, innovate, and advance the aspirations of athletes, brands, academic institutions, and sports fans across the U.S. Playfly Sports is Powered by Partnership. Visit Playfly Sports online at playfly.com and follow Playfly Sports on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook: @PlayflySports.