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VP, Legal

New York, NY, USA

National Women's Soccer League

About the Role

Position Description

Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer, the Vice President, Legal will provide general legal support to the NWSL. The ideal candidate is intelligent, hardworking, self-starting, reliable, organized, and can manage multiple assignments and deadlines in a fast-paced environment. This position is based in New York, NY.

Primary Responsibilities

Draft, prepare and review a variety of transactional documents, including sponsorships, licensing, media rights, joint ventures, consulting agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and other agreements.

Manage investigations related to violations of the NWSL Policy to Prevent and

Eliminate Workplace Discrimination, Harassment, and Bullying and other League Rules

Support league and team governance, ownership transactions and expansion matters.

Support League and clubs on intellectual property matters, including trademark and copyright prosecution, maintenance, and enforcement.

Provide strategic legal advice to business teams regarding data collection and processing and privacy compliance.

Assist in developing league policies and procedures and interpreting applicable league rules.

Support risk management efforts and management of insurance policies.

Drive continuous improvements in policies and processes, including document templates; evaluate workflows and establish priorities.

Perform other ad hoc projects as assigned.


About the Company

The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) is the top professional women's soccer league in the USA, with 14 teams and +300 of the best soccer players globally. In its 12th season, the league continues to grow exponentially. The NWSL is shattering all-time fan attendance records with 2023 season shattering attendance and viewership records. In November 2023, the NWSL made history in announcing a four-year deal as the biggest deal in women's professional sports with four new broadcast partners for the 2024 season: Amazon Prime Video, CBS, ESPN and Scripps/ION.

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