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Assistant General Counsel (OPEN TO ALL PLAYFLY MARKETS) - Playfly Sports (Berwyn · PA)

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Legal: General Counsel/Contractual Law
Berwyn, PA | Chicago, IL | Los Angeles, CA | Atlanta, GA | Dallas, TX 
Playfly Sports is looking for an Assistant General Counsel to join our team in Berwyn, Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta, or Dallas 
The person in this role will work with the Chief Legal Officer and other senior executives to develop and implement corporate strategic and tactical legal initiatives and compliance functions, advise on company strategies and their implementation, assist in managing the legal function, monitor and update the company’s legal and regulatory compliance needs and oversee the work of outside counsel. The Assistant General Counsel is directly involved in complex business transactions, negotiating critical contracts, litigation, real estate, employment and intellectual property matters and providing legal support for mergers and acquisitions, including transition and integration efforts, and financing transactions.       
  • Draft, analyze, review, and negotiate agreements with professional sports teams, conferences and leagues, regional sports networks, university athletic programs, state high school athletic organizations, venues and events (e.g., bowl games), as well as agreements with sponsors, on-air talent, and others  
  • Manage, coach & develop members of the legal team  
  • Provide legal advice and support in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic investments  
  • Anticipate legal and contract/deal issues, and design and execute strategies to remediate risk to Playfly and its clients  
  • Support human resources, finance and other groups within the Company  
  • Identify, research and analyze relevant federal, state and local requirements and translate into business solutions and processes  
  • Assist Chief Legal Officer with dispute resolution and litigation oversight including drafting legal pleadings, managing discovery, and negotiating settlements.  
  • Assist with oversight of risk management, including oversight of our insurance program 
  • Ensure compliance with the Company’s policies and procedures  
  • Other job-related duties as assigned 
  • 8+ years of experience at a leading law firm and/or corporate legal department   
  • Outstanding written and oral business communication skills   
  • Excellent drafting and negotiating skills   
  • Experience with consumer data privacy/security issues, technology transactions (including software as a service (SaaS) agreements), intellectual property and employment law a plus   
  • Familiar with a wide variety of general corporate and transactional work   
  • Creative problem-solving skills to assist in meeting business needs and seizing new opportunities, while mitigating risk and managing key relationships   
  • Strong commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity and compliance   
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others, and cooperatively with senior and executive-level staff   
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced environment   
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task multiple priorities   
  • JD degree, admitted to practice law in the state in which located (must have evidence of good standing) 
  • This role is based in an office setting and is a sedentary role   
  • Some travel may be required from time to time 
Playfly Sports is the full-service, leading sports marketing and media company that enables brands to engage with sports fans on a local, regional, and national level through scaled linear, digital, and experiential assets. Playfly Sports drives outcome-based solutions into 90-million households via more than 7,800 live U.S. broadcasts of MLB, NBA, and NHL games; and influences sports fans of all ages through the management of college and high school multimedia rights, uniform branding, and high-profile sports sponsorship platforms. The company introduces high school and college students to career development opportunities in esports through Playfly Esports, operators of North America’s largest college esports league. Playfly Sports has the unique ability to partner, innovate, and advance the aspirations of athletes, brands, academic institutions, and sports fans across the U.S. Playfly Sports is Powered by Partnership. Visit Playfly Sports online at 
At Playfly, we know that a diverse, equitable, and inclusive company is a more innovative and successful one, but more importantly, we believe it’s just the right thing to do. Through conversations, company initiatives, community events and partnerships, policy changes, data analysis, workshops, and support groups, we are dedicated to creating a workplace where everyone can thrive. We are here for the long haul and to do the meaningful work that creates true institutional change within our workplace, with our partners, and in the communities we serve.  
Playfly Sports affirms that inequality is detrimental to our associates, our clients, and the communities we serve. Our goal is to impact lasting change through our actions. Together, we unite for equality and equity. Playfly Sports is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristic, including race, color, genetic information, creed, national origin, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lawful alien status, ancestry, age, marital status, or protected veteran status and will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of a disability. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.  
Playfly Sports is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals, and as part of this commitment, Playfly Sports will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact [email protected]

Job Questions:

  1. Have you completed the following level of education: Bachelor's Degree?

  2. Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?

  3. Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?