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Senior Counsel

New York, NY, USA


About the Role

Primary Responsibilities

Provide strategic legal advice to business ventures team on emerging categories, including on opportunities related to on-field player performance, digital fan engagement, stadium technology enhancements and media production technology.
Advise on commercial transaction structures and equity investment opportunities, including coordinating review with internal stakeholders across departments.
Draft and negotiate transaction documents from term sheet stage to execution of definitive agreements.
Manage league policies in emerging categories, including developing and integrating policy updates and supporting clubs and internal business units with policy interpretation and compliance.
Support all MLS equity investment activity, including negotiation of investment documentation (share purchase agreements, stockholder agreements, LLC agreements, etc.) and ongoing management of investor rights.
Manage MLS, MLS NEXT Pro, MLS NEXT and Soccer United Marketing corporate entity structuring and intercompany agreements.
Assist with review of MLS, MLS NEXT Pro and MLS NEXT expansion opportunities.
Work cross-functionally to identify risks and provide practical and creative legal guidance.
Additional Responsibilities

Perform special projects and other assignments.


About the Company

This position will primarily support Major League Soccer’s business ventures initiative and corporate departments.

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