Managing Counsel

Los Angeles, CA, USA

LA28 (Olympics)

About the Role

The Managing Counsel

The Managing Counsel will be an integral part of the legal team, working closely with the Deputy General Counsel and broader legal department to advise LA28’s senior management on legal matters. This position will leverage negotiation, relationship-building, critical-thinking and communication skills to (1) support the Games Delivery functional area legal needs, including supporting negotiations with venues and certain commercial and governmental partners, (2) negotiate operational contracts, 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 the Deputy General Counsel.

Key Responsibilities

Support senior members of legal department on identified business transactions and legal matters, including venue use agreements.
Steady stream of self-directed analytical work, meetings, and decision-making, including preparing, reviewing and negotiating all varieties of legal documents including but not limited to confidentiality agreements, vendor/service agreements, waivers, consents, real estate documents, corporate governance documents and legal memoranda or other correspondence and strategic projects.
Work closely with individual departments to anticipate, identify and manage legal exposure and risk management.
Review and understand all relevant corporate/stakeholder documents (including Host City Contract, Olympic Charter, Code of Ethics, etc.).
Work with outside counsel on matters requiring representation.
Ensure compliance with applicable international, federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Keep current on industry-wide legal trends and developments.

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About the Company

LA28 is a non-profit public benefit corporation. The specific purpose of the organization is to improve and enhance the quality of life of the residents of the City of Los Angeles, California, and the surrounding metropolitan area through the hosting of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Los Angeles. Its core activities include: (1) planning, organization, financing, promotion, sponsorship, hosting and staging the Games, (2) raising funds to be used to plan, organize, finance, promote, sponsor, host or stage the Games, and (3) creating and implementing sustainability and legacy programs for the Games.