About the Role
The Legal Intern will be an integral part of the legal team, working closely with a team of lawyers who advise LA28 on a broad range of legal matters. This position will leverage negotiation, relationship-building, critical-thinking, and communication skills to (1) support the legal needs for the organization’s functional areas, including our external affairs, finance, human resources, Games planning & delivery, technology, and commercial teams, (2) assist with operational contract negotiations, and (3) draft summaries and legal memoranda. This role offers an unparalleled opportunity to increase your professional network, gain valuable negotiating and business skills, and grow with the organization as we gear up for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games!
This position will report to a Managing Counsel.
Support LA28’s lawyers on identified business transactions and legal matters.
Participate in working groups and discussions, such as around Games venues and training sites, contract management, procurement policies, and community/government relations.
Review and understand all relevant corporate/stakeholder documents (including Host City Contract, Olympic Charter, Code of Ethics, Games Agreement, etc.).
Compose and prepare confidential correspondence, memos, contract summaries, reports, and presentations.
Assist with special projects as requested by attorneys.
While experience in these areas is preferred, we also look for candidates with intellectual curiosity and a demonstrated ability to learn quickly to round out areas where a candidate may not have depth of experience. This job description is a general summary of responsibilities and requirements and is not intended to be all-inclusive of the responsibilities and requirements of this position.
About the Company
The Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games will be hosted in Los Angeles, California in 2028, returning to the United States for the first time in over 30 years. 2028 will be the first time LA hosts the Paralympic Games, creating an opportunity to expand awareness, understanding and inclusion of people with disabilities.
LA28, the organizers for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Los Angeles, is on a mission to create an unparalleled Games experience for athletes, fans, partners, our community and our people. Our vision is to collectively create what’s next through sport, community and the power of our differences.
The LA28 Games will represent LA and leverage the strength of our community’s diversity and creativity as we collectively work to design a Games that we all want to be a part of. We do this by focusing on people and by inviting everyone into the story of the LA28 Games.
The LA28 organizing committee is an independent, non-profit organization that is privately funded and governed by a board of directors.
Our Vision is to collectively create what’s next by harnessing sport, community and the power of our differences. Our Mission is to create an unparalleled Olympic and Paralympic experience for athletes, fans, partners, our community and our people.