About the Role
Associate Program Summary:
The Legal Department Associate will have the opportunity to learn about the history, culture, and vision of Orlando City Soccer Club and will gain insight on how a professional sports organization operates through practical legal experience. The Legal Department Associate will help the Legal Department with managing the day-to-day legal and business affairs of Orlando City SC, Orlando Pride, Orlando City B, and its affiliated entities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
● Assist in the preparation of internal and external correspondence.
● Assist the Legal Department with the day-to-day activities and workflow of contracts.
● Review, edit, summarize, and draft a variety of agreements under appropriate supervision of counsel.
● Collaborate with business units to anticipate, identify, and manage legal exposure.
● Conduct legal research and provide analysis on industry related issues and developments.
● Participate in legal and other department meetings as requested.
● Provide general support in all other duties as assigned.
About the Company
With two major professional teams, Orlando City and Orlando Pride, the Orlando City Soccer Club (OCSC) has established itself as one of the preeminent Clubs in professional soccer.
Orlando City joined Major League Soccer (MLS) as the league's 21st franchise in November 2013, becoming the first MLS team in the Southeast. The Lions began league play in March 2015. In 2019, Orlando City re-launched Orlando City B (OCB) to bridge the gap between its successful youth development academy and the First Team.
The Orlando Pride, OCSC’s National Women’s Soccer League franchise, began play in 2016 – bringing professional women’s soccer to Orlando for the first time.
Orlando City and Orlando Pride play at Exploria Stadium, a 25,500-seat soccer-specific stadium built in 2017 and located in the heart of Downtown Orlando.
With a footprint across the central Florida region and a roster comprised of international and home-grown talent, Orlando City and Orlando Pride boasts global relevance through its assemblage of world-class athletes.