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Senior Associate Counsel

New York, NY, USA

United States Tennis Association

About the Role

The Role

Provide legal advice and counsel to various USTA business units

Provide strategic and legal advice and support for USTA Professional Tennis and other departments, to include: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center Facility Operations and Courts & Grounds; Pro Tennis Operations; Pro Tennis Marketing; Communications; Broadcasting; Technology; and Ticketing & Digital Strategy.

Responsibilities include reviewing, drafting and negotiating a wide variety of legal documents (including, without limitation, agreements relating to US Open and NTC vendors, broadcast operations and personnel, technology and digital, international media rights and ancillary programming, player data), reviewing collateral and copy, and crafting policies and oversight for the US Open and the NTC in areas such as security, credentialing, ADA compliance and ticketing, research, troubleshooting a wide variety of legal issues as they arise, special projects, etc.
Engage in extensive verbal and written communication with USTA clients (including advising all levels of USTA staff);

Serve as a member of USTA Legal Department team providing regular interaction, counsel and legal support as needed;

Manage outside counsel as necessary;

Keep current on industry-wide legal trends and developments to proactively counsel business units and manage legal exposure; and

Other such related duties as may be required.


About the Company

Who We Are

We are Tennis! The USTA (United States Tennis Association) is the national governing body for the sport of tennis and the leader in promoting and developing the sports growth on every level in the United States, from local communities to the crown jewel of the professional game, the US Open.

Why Work for the USTA?

We are a passionate team of staff and volunteers focused on growing the sport of tennis and making it accessible to all. We are committed to removing barriers and creating opportunities for ALL to participate. Dont know tennis? Don't worry, you can still find yourself in the game!

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