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Mid-Level Associate, Sports Law

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Law Offices of Howard L. Jacobs

About the Role

This is a rare opportunity for a mid-level associate to join the Law Offices of Howard L. Jacobs in our high-profile, exciting sports law practice. The firm primarily represents professional, Olympic and amateur athletes in disciplinary matters (anti-doping, SafeSport and other), team selection disputes, salary arbitration, and sports-related civil litigation (both plaintiff and defense). We are the oldest and one of the leading athlete-centered law firms in these areas of practice, representing athletes in arbitrations around the world.

The individual hired for this position will have 4-6 years’ experience in arbitration and/or litigation, and will be responsible for a large and diverse caseload with significant interactions with athlete/coach clients and athlete/coach witnesses. On arbitration matters, this position will be responsible for investigation / case management; research; drafting pre-hearing briefs and witness statements. and assisting with arbitration preparations and arbitration. On litigation matters, this position will be responsible for managing discovery requests and responses; drafting motions (and oppositions to motions); taking and defending depositions; and assisting with trial preparations and trial.


About the Company

The Law Offices of Howard L. Jacobs is a boutique law firm focused almost exclusively on the representation of athletes; Howard Jacobs has been identified by leading national and international publications as one of the leading sports lawyers in the world. The firm represents athletes in all types of disputes, with a particular focus on the defense of athletes charged with doping and other disciplinary offenses. We have represented over 400 professional athletes, Olympic athletes and amateur athletes in disputes involving doping, salary issues, team selection issues, SafeSport issues, endorsements, unauthorized use of name and likeness, and other matters. For more information, please visit our website at

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