About the Role
What the Legal Services Graduate Associate will be responsible for:
Under the supervision of counsel, review, edit, summarize, and draft a variety of documents.
Study and research existing contracts relating to inquiries or disputes.
Research legal issues for the development of policies and procedures.
Research recent industry developments.
Research applicable rules, regulations and guidelines, including those set forth in league governing documents.
Assist counsel with implementation and maintenance of contract management system.
Assist counsel with issues relating to litigation, including legal research and document production
Assist with day to day workflow of contracts.
Attend meetings as requested.
All other duties as assigned.
What the Legal Services Graduate Associate needs to have:
Bachelor’s Degree required.
Currently enrolled at and completed a minimum of two years, or recently graduated from an accredited law school required.
Legal research skills required.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information required.
Familiarity with sports law and business preferred.
Strong academic track record preferred.
Proficient in all Microsoft Office products and other related computer skills required.
Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.
Strong organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail required.
Strong verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on business writing skills.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects.
Ability to work independently without supervision, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative.
Strong team alignment skills and ability to work collaboratively with others whom you have no direct authority over.
Excellent ability to establish rapport with others and ability to build strong interpersonal relationships.
Exhibit good judgment and decision-making skills.
Willingness to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends and be on-call as necessary based on the changing priorities of the department.
About the Company
This role will start on 7/31/23 and run through 8/14/24.
A quick summary about the Legal Services Graduate Associate role:
Legal Services Graduate Associate will focus on supporting the Legal Services department, which may include various strategic projects.