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Counsel, Corporate

Atlanta, GA, USA

U.S. Soccer Federation

About the Role

Position Description
Reporting into the General Counsel, the Counsel will support the Federation in managing the legal affairs of the United States Soccer Federation, Inc.

Primary Responsibilities
Representing U.S. Soccer in its contract negotiations, including reviewing, drafting, and negotiating event agreements, sponsorships, licenses, media, consulting agreements, master services agreements, and the like.
Supporting the business units in legal matters in support of all aspects of competition including WC’26 and WWC ‘27.
Supporting General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer on a variety of legal matters including litigation support, governance, membership, and compliance
Guiding, counseling, and supporting the work of junior colleagues (e.g., paralegals and interns).


About the Company

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport in the United States. Our mission is to make soccer the preeminent sport in the United States. We embrace diversity, technology and global connections to drive the growth of our sport and serve our athletes and fans. We seek motivated, passionate, skilled people who can think, create and work on a team.

U.S. Soccer is a growing company that looks for team members to grow with it. U.S. Soccer offers a comprehensive compensation package, casual work environment, an inclusive culture and an atmosphere for professional development.

The Federation’s core principles set organization-wide standards to identify and foster our culture and inform how we interact and hold each other accountable. These principles guide U.S. Soccer: We Win Together. We Aim High. We Champion Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. To be successful as a USSF employee, it is critical to demonstrate and live up to these principles every day and with every interaction with peers, stakeholders, and partners.

The Federation’s core values are the individual attributes and characteristics that staff embody to uphold the organization’s principles and succeed. These values guide our employees: Integrity. Commitment. Teamwork. Respect.

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