Counsel, Business Affairs

New York, NY, USA

Major League Soccer/Soccer United Marketing

About the Role

Primary Responsibilities:

Draft and negotiate commercial agreements, including sponsorship, promotional rights, and
consumer products agreements, in support of the commercial business of MLS and Soccer
United Marketing.
Negotiate and draft production, content licensing and distribution agreements.
Support club services team in review and approval of club sponsorships and other commercial
Draft and manage operation of league commercial policies and create and deliver trainings on
policy updates and new policy initiatives.
Draft and negotiate services and technology agreements.
Provide strategic legal advice to business teams regarding data activation agreements, data
processing and privacy compliance.
Work cross‐functionally to identify risks and provide strategic, practical and creative legal


About the Company

This position will primarily support the League’s business ventures initiatives and work closely with
partnership marketing, brand alliances, club services and consumer goods teams within Major League
Soccer and its member clubs as well as with Soccer United Marketing, MLS’s marketing arm.