Counsel, Business and Legal Affairs with LA Clippers LLC in Los Angeles, CA
Posted on: 15 Jan 2019 546 views
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The LA Clippers are looking for a Counsel, Legal and Business Affairs to provide support and counsel to the LA Clippers and its affiliates. Your specific responsibilities will include preparing, reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of legal documents, intellectual property licensing and protection, digital media and employment matters. Preferred qualifications include at least 3 years of transactional law experience, with combined experience between a law firm and an in-house legal department.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Provide counsel on content exploitation across all media and platforms, including new formats and technologies.
Identify legal and regulatory issues in product initiatives, new technologies, and customer agreements, and work with the appropriate resources to create solutions and minimize risk.
Advise on privacy law compliance, including with respect to data protection, data retention, data security, consumer protection, and data breach rules.
Stay up-to-date on, and advise on potential business impact, of updates and changes to sports gambling laws.
Provide counsel for the business operations of the LA Clippers organization – marketing and game entertainment, sponsorship, sales, human resources and finance.
Prepare, review, draft and/or negotiate a wide variety of legal documents including, but not limited to, broadcast rights agreements, sponsorship agreements, sales agreements, employment agreements, vendor/service agreements, waivers, consents and finance documents.
Advise senior management regarding corporate governance issues and insurance matters.
Review sales and marketing promotional materials to ensure compliance with appropriate laws and internal policies and procedures.
Handle disputes and resolution proceedings between the organization and third parties with the assistance of outside counsel.
Assist in the development of corporate policies, template documents and compliance programming.
Administer and maintain contract management system and conduct central repository audits.
Keep current on industry-wide legal trends and developments to actively counsel business partners and handle legal exposure.
J.D. degree from an accredited law school required.
Member of California State Bar in good standing.
Minimum of 3 years of transactional legal experience as a practicing attorney at a law firm and an in-house legal department.
Concrete understanding of corporate, intellectual property, privacy, sports and entertainment and contract law.
Strong interpersonal skills including ability to communicate effectively with a variety of contacts, including outside attorneys, senior management and business partners.
Proficient Excel and Lexis-Nexis/Westlaw research tools.
Willingness to work a flexible and dynamic work schedule that accommodates the needs and demands of internal and external partners.
Sound judgment and decision-making skills.
Demonstrated dedication with the ability to lead projects from origin through execution.
Willingness to learn and should be able to flourish in a fast-growing, dynamic environment.
Self-starter and entrepreneurial spirit with hands-on approach towards business.
Led by Chairman Steve Ballmer, the LA Clippers in 2018-19 are competing in the franchise’s 49th season and 35th in Los Angeles. They recently extended a franchise record, completing their seventh consecutive winning season in 2017-18. The team has logged the NBA’s 5th-best record over the course of head coach Doc Rivers’ five-year tenure. The Clippers are committed to the city of Los Angeles and through the LA Clippers Foundation, provide resources and opportunities that make a positive difference toward leveling the playing field for youth in Southern California. Visit the Clippers online at www.clippers.com or follow them on social media @LAClippers.
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