About the Role
o Collaborate with staff to draft and review contracts, waivers and releases, and contest rules.
o Advise staff on contract status, risks, and potential liabilities associated with certain transactions.
o Provide legal and strategic business advice to ensure agreements are consistent with internal policies and processes.
o Develop, manage, and improve legal processes and standard form agreements, documents, and policies.
Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
o Assist in managing litigation and subpoenas, including responding to routine civil discovery requests.
o Interface with internal risk management and Safe Sport teams, as well as external brokers and insurance carriers.
o Support National Board of Review (NBOR) operations, specifically denials of membership due to violations of the USA Swimming Background Check Policy.
o Assist the Secretary & General Counsel with corporate governance responsibilities, including Bylaws oversight and preparation for Board of Directors meetings.
o Provide support to the Business Affairs Division for the drafting and organization of Board Monitoring Reports.
o Support the Secretary & General Counsel with facilitation of the Ethics, Governance, NBOR, Rules & Regulations, and Nominating Committees.
o Provide counsel regarding intellectual property, data privacy, and employment.
o Liaise with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency and USA Swimming’s international federation’s anti-doping staff regarding dispute resolution, as appropriate.
o Support the Business Affairs Division with government relations opportunities and special projects.
About the Company
This position is responsible for supporting the legal affairs of USA Swimming and assisting the Secretary & General Counsel in advising the multi-faceted business units of USA Swimming.