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Legal Counsel

New York, NY, USA

New York City Football Club

About the Role


Collaborate with Senior Legal Counsel to provide professional corporate support and advice across all business units.

Negotiate, draft, review, and manage commercial contracts and other legal documents necessary to facilitate diverse transactions involving the Club, including sponsorship, licensing, ticketing, vendor, and program/event agreements.

Comprehend the intricacies of venue development and management within a legal context.

Conduct legal research and provide guidance on various legal matters, including contract interpretation, compliance issues, and intellectual property rights.

Develop promotional sweepstakes and contests ensuring compliance with applicable laws.

Assist in advising senior leaders on data privacy, consumer protection, and intellectual property matters.

Support compliance efforts by ensuring adherence to organizational policies and relevant laws and regulations.

Contribute to litigation management activities, including responding to discovery requests and managing litigation holds.

Interface with external MLS legal departments, particularly in the sports industry, to develop a strong understanding of applicable league policies.

Stay abreast of industry trends and regulatory changes to ensure organizational compliance.

Participate in special projects and tasks assigned by Senior Legal Counsel and senior management.


About the Company

Our company is seeking a Legal Counsel to join our dynamic legal team. Reporting directly to the Senior Legal Counsel, you will play a vital role in providing comprehensive legal support across all aspects of our business operations. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced attorney to contribute to a fast-paced environment and develop their skills within a supportive team

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