Counsel, Legal & Business Affairs - OneTeam Partners (Open to Remote)

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Legal: General Counsel/Contractual Law
Purpose: To provide legal advice in all matters with respect to business initiatives pursued by OneTeam. This position supports a broad range of general commercial matters and business operations.  A proactive, solution-oriented and collaborative approach, attention to detail and superior analytical skills are essential.  Significant transactional experience is a must.
 
Reports to:  Managing Director and Chief Legal Officer
 
Responsibilities:
  • Draft, review and negotiate a variety of contracts across the OneTeam business such as:
    • retail, consumer product, and promotional licenses
    • sponsorship and athlete relations
    •  content production, broadcast and distribution, digital media, television and online programming
    •  investments, mergers, and acquisitions
    •  event-related (e.g., venue, hotel, event management, agency, talent) agreements
    • contest and sweepstakes documentation
    • confidentiality, consent and release agreements
    • terms of use and privacy policies
  • Provide strategic, practical, and timely legal advice to business teams and advise on business risks and issues regarding contracts and other business initiatives 
  • Assist in developing contract polices and processes to manage transaction flow
  • Manage forms database and support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements 
  • Operate and maintain brand protection and enforcement program, including managing relationships for same with our shareholders
  • Assist with special projects for management, including with respect to Board meetings
  • Attend and represent OneTeam at various meetings, as requested
  • Advise on and oversee regulatory compliance matters and corporate policies
  • Remain informed about current legislation in connection with OneTeam business
  • Other duties as assigned
 
Qualifications:
  • Juris Doctor degree with excellent academic credentials
  • Background at a large law firm, recognized sports and entertainment boutique and/or in-house legal department with relevant experience
  • Admitted to at least one U.S. state bar, and in good standing to practice law (admission to New York, California, or other major commercial market preferred but not required)
  • 3-5 years of transactional experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, including strong critical thinking, interpersonal, and public speaking skills
  • Effective legal research and analysis skills 
  • Proven experience drafting and negotiating complex commercial transactions (e.g., consumer products, licensing, content development and production, advertising, sponsorship/promotions, athlete marketing) 
  • Keen knowledge and interest in group licensing and sports law issues (e.g., name, image, and likeness (NIL) rights)
  • Ability to work independently, but with a firmly held view in success as a team

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.