Associate Counsel - Texas Rangers (Arlington · TX)
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JOB SUMMARY: The Associate Counsel will report to the Associate General Counsel and provide business-focused legal advice to stakeholders across the Company. The Associate Counsel’s primary focus will center on drafting and negotiation of complex commercial contracts related to real estate and real estate development matters. Secondary responsibilities will center on supporting the legal department in other transactional matters related to Sponsorship, Facilities, Technology, SaaS, Non-Baseball Events and Corporate Governance. The ideal candidate will have real estate focused in-house or law firm experience supporting privately held companies in the sports and entertainment industries.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
Support the Company and its affiliates and subsidiaries with respect to complex commercial real estate matters involving retail, office, acquisitions, dispositions, development, and financing.
Assist the legal department in real estate, corporate governance and compliance matters, and litigation management as well as in transactional matters supporting all Company departments, immigration matters for uniformed and non-uniformed personnel, and intellectual property matters.
Proven ability to identify emerging risks and trends, analyze and think strategically about complex risk issues and deliver solutions-oriented advice to mitigate or manage such risks.
Support the Company and its subsidiaries and affiliates with respect to complex venue management and operations matters for large-scale events.
Ability to communicate effectively and interact with executive management, senior management, and all Company employees.
Conduct legal research as necessary, and proactively stay abreast of developments in applicable municipal, state, and federal laws. Ensure that the working practices of the Company and its subsidiaries and affiliates are compliant with applicable laws and regulations.
Promote continual development, optimization and implementation of contracts creation and legal review processes and standards to maximize efficiency.
Strong negotiation skills and excellent independent analytical judgment. Congenial interpersonal skills and flexible attitude. Commitment to professionalism and strong business and personal ethics.
Work with outside counsel and other advisors as necessary.
Excellent time management skills. Self-motivated and regularly works with minimal direction.
Adept in managing multiple tasks with competing priorities, both simultaneously and efficiently.
Great attention to detail. Respond well to coaching and supervision. Actively demonstrate teamwork at all times.
Ability to work non-traditional hours.
Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Associate General Counsel.
All other duties as assigned.
BA/BS degree and JD degree from an accredited ABA institution.
Admission to Texas bar (or ability to gain admission).
Minimum of 2 years successful real estate, real estate development and/or real estate finance experience at large law firm and/or as an in-house counsel.
Experience in the sports and/or entertainment industries preferred.
Advanced skills in MS Office; especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills.
Skills using WorldDox, Monday.com, Ironclad and Box preferred.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the job.
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