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Counsel, Sponsorship Licenses

Chicago, IL, USA

U.S. Soccer

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 commercial contract negotiations, including reviewing, drafting, and negotiating sponsorships, licenses, media, consulting agreements, master services agreements, and the like.
Supporting the commercial team in matters involving media and broadcast.
Supporting General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer on a variety of legal matters.
Providing legal support and oversight of CBA compliance.
Offering support in a wide variety of areas, including membership and compliance.
Guiding, counseling, and supporting the work of more 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.

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