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Corporate Counsel 

Description

The LPGA, headquarted in Daytona Beach, FL, is currently seeking a full-time Corporate Counsel.  Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer, the Corporate Counsel supports the LPGA team and its mission by providing counsel and advice on daily legal matters, managing on-going legal projects and working pro-actively with team members to help achieve business goals and objectives.  As a critical member of the LPGA Legal Team, this self-motivated, licensed attorney takes initiative and provides thoughtful analysis on a variety of issues.  The workload involves managing complex legal and business projects in a fast-paced setting.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Draft, review and interpret a variety of agreements, including sponsorship, license, event, vendor, consulting and other transactional documents
  • Draft, review and manage waivers and releases for various events, activities and services
  • Research, develop and implement company policies and procedures to ensure best practices and compliance with legal/regulatory environment
  • Review, draft and advise on promotions, contests and sweepstakes rules
  • Assist in the management and enforcement of LPGA trademarks, copyrights and other intellectual property matters
  • Assist in the review of Americans with Disabilities Act accommodation requests
  • Assist in anti-doping matters including research, CAS analysis and policy drafting
  • Research legal issues related to industry-wide developments and trends, employment law, marketing, social media, immigration, risk management, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned 
 
Position Requirements

Qualifications:

 

  • J.D. degree from an accredited law school required
  • 2-4 years of in-house or corporate/transactional law firm experience (exposure to contract negotiation, intellectual property law and/or licensing preferred)
  • Licensed to practice law in the United States and in good standing (if not licensed in Florida, then ability to qualify for Authorized House Counsel status) 

 

Skills and Characteristics:

 

  • Concrete understanding of basic contract principles and corporate law
  • Familiarity with sports law and intellectual property preferred, experience in technology and/or digital media a plus
  • Superior oral and written communication skills, including ability to advise clients clearly and consistently
  • Strong interpersonal skills including ability to build relationships with a variety of contacts, including outside counsel, senior management and business associates
  • Strong research, analytical and investigative skills; ability to document and present findings in a clear and concise manner
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple projects, deadlines and initiatives with minimal oversight
  • Exhibit sound judgment and decision-making skills
  • High level of personal integrity and professional ethics
  • Desire to be part of a team
  • Believe and commit to the LPGA culture and organizational goals
  • Passion for sports
  • Ability to travel for business purposes Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and related computer skills
 
Location Headquarters  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
 
10% - 15%  
EOE Statement We strive for diversity within our workforce. We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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