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Legal Counsel, EA Esports

United States

Electronic Arts

About the Role

Legal Counsel, EA Esports

The EA Legal Team is looking for a Legal Counsel, Esports to support EA Esports programs including FC Global Series, Apex Legends Global Series, and Madden Championship Series. You will be reporting to the VP, Legal Affairs, EA Esports and Entertainment. You may be based in any of our following locations: Seattle, WA; Los Angeles, CA; Austin, TX, Atlanta, GA; Orlando, FL; Toronto, Canada; Vancouver, Canada; or Guildford, UK.

Role Overview:

You will be an important member of the team supporting EA Esports' competitive gaming programs. You will guide competitive gaming for the EA Esports ecosystem, where the top Football Club, Madden and Apex Legends players in the world prove themselves. This ecosystem includes unique marketing activities and competitions, EA Esports premiere live events, and the hundreds of EA-licensed Esports events, leagues, and activities through our partnerships.


We are looking for candidates with experience supporting commercial and corporate matters. You will:

Provide comprehensive legal support to EA Esports programs, including the FC Global Series, Apex Legends Global Series, and Madden Championship Series;
Lead the legal support of assigned Esports projects;
Review, draft, and negotiate several types of contracts, including event management agreements, talent agreements, production services agreements, waivers, sponsorship agreements, media distribution agreements, consulting agreements, marketing agreements, and master services agreements;
Advise with legally-sound, efficient, practical and impactful work product on multiple legal issues, to cover the topics they may need legal assistance on, from the development of new programs, to implementation of programs, live events, player management, and online competitions;


About the Company

We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

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