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Senior Counsel, Media

New York, NY, USA


About the Role

The National Hockey League seeks an experienced transactional attorney to provide legal support on its media business.

Participate as a member of the NHL's in-house legal team primarily focusing on advising on negotiating strategy, structuring and general legal advice relating to various NHL media agreements and media-related matters; responsibility for planning and day-to-day management of transactional processes; drafting/reviewing relevant agreements/documents; providing legal support in connection with Club media matters, as applicable; assisting in managing outside counsel; and performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

At least seven years of transactional legal experience focused in media.
Experience with broadcast and cable media strongly preferred.
Law firm experience preferred.
Demonstrated superior drafting, negotiating, communication (written and oral), and problem-solving skills.
Ability to exercise good judgment in identifying critical legal issues and evaluating and weighing legal risk.
Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple assignments and deadlines.
A positive, team-oriented and collaborative attitude.


About the Company

Founded in 1917, the National Hockey League (NHL®) is the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and is one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. With more than 600 employees across offices in New York, Toronto and Montreal, the NHL is a global sports and entertainment organization committed to building healthy and vibrant communities using the sport of hockey to celebrate fans of every race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. At the NHL, we are looking for dynamic, energetic and impactful individuals who are committed to doing the same by sharing in our philosophy that Hockey is for Everyone – and inclusion belongs on the ice, in the locker rooms, boardrooms and stands.

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