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Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs

Stamford, CT, USA


About the Role

Position Overview

The Counsel, Business and Legal Affairs will serve as an attorney supporting NBC Sports Group and its sports properties, including NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBC Sports Regional Networks, and NBC Sports Next (including GolfNow and SportsEngine).


Lead in-house attorney for all NBC Sports Group production, operations, engineering, sourcing and information technology legal matters.
Draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of commercial agreements including production service agreements, vendor contracts, drone and aviation agreements and operational agreements (including engineering, equipment and logistics).
Serve as primary lawyer with respect to NBC Sports owned and operated events.
Liaise with (i) NBCUniversal entertainment lawyers regarding sports-related documentaries and other similar projects for Peacock and other platforms; (ii) NBC Sports Group Talent executives regarding legal issues relating to broadcaster contracts; and (ii) NBCUniversal labor and employment lawyers regarding union matters.
Partner with clients, as well as colleagues in the NBCUniversal Legal Department, to develop and implement best practices (in areas such as cyber security, compliance and insurance) and formulate new processes in connection with business needs and priorities.
Contribute to an inclusive, collaborative, and creative team culture.


About the Company

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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