Associate Counsel with San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara · CA

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Position Summary:
The San Francisco 49ers seek an associate counsel to support Levi’s® Stadium business units in legal and compliance matters. This includes drafting, negotiating, and reviewing public contracts and commercial agreements with vendors and clients, active and strategic management of a diverse range of litigation and arbitration matters, and execution of our strategies in regulatory and compliance matters. This position reports to the Vice President, Deputy General Counsel.  The ideal candidate is intelligent, hard-working and self-starting, of the highest character and judgment, reliable, and organized. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Drafting and reviewing of a variety of agreements, including licenses, leases, consulting agreements, non-disclosure agreements, purchase and sale contracts, special event agreements, and agreements for suites, sales, and parking at Levi’s® Stadium 
  • Audit contracts and local regulations to build and maintain a tracking system that ensures notice and disclosures requirements are met
  • Ensure procurement standards, process, and procedures are met in various departments 
  • Conduct and coordinate research into a variety of legal issues (including laws, regulations, judicial decisions and legal articles) and provide clear recommendations to internal staff
  • Manage and enforce document organization and retention policy
  • Prioritize multiple work activities with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to manage public projects, including negotiation of public contracts
  • Demonstrate honesty, responsibility, integrity, and dedication in the fulfillment of commitments
  • Additional duties as assigned
Required Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong teamwork and relationship management skills; works effectively as a liaison between the legal department and all internal clients and external partners/vendors 
  • Ability to be flexible and resourceful in response to changing priorities and needs
  • Experience working with procurement teams and a proven ability to negotiate and close a high volume of transactions
  • Demonstrated willingness to continuously acquire new competencies and accept new challenges
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and deadlines with accuracy and an attention to detail
  • Proficient with MS applications including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability to work extended hours and/or weekends as required by deadlines and event scheduling
  • Preferred experience with DocuSign, LCPtracker, BidSync, SAP Ariba, or other contract management software  
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information
Education and Experience:
  • Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA accredited law school
  • 3+ years of experience at a law firm or an in-house counsel
  • Licensed to practice law, in good standing with the corresponding state bar association

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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