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Sr. Counsel/Assistant General Counsel  

Description

The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), headquartered in Daytona Beach, FL, is currently seeking a full time, Sr. Counsel/Assistant General Counsel. This position will provide legal advice and counsel with respect to the LPGA's domestic and international legal and business affairs. This experienced transactional attorney will work closely with all departments to develop and administer key business agreements, provide advice on LPGA rules and policies and support for the LPGA Player Anti-Doping Program. This position has supervisory responsibilities for other members of the legal team as well.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of business contracts, including critical event agreements such as tournament title, sanction and site agreements, corporate and local sponsorship agreements, domestic and international television and media production, distribution and license agreements, website and mobile application agreements, vendor/service provider and consulting/contractor agreements
  • Consult Television and New Media Department on new business opportunities and management of multi-platform rights of multiple distributors on a global basis
  • Provide business and legal guidance regarding online marketing efforts, advertisements and promotions, LPGA media regulations, distribution of content on web sites, social media platforms and other media related sources
  • Assist with administration of the LPGA's Anti-Doping Program, and provide support for the Association's integrity monitoring program
  • Provide support in the development of the Association's data and privacy law strategy
  • Coordinate, strategize and provide legal recommendations regarding risk/claims management and commercial litigation matters as needed
  • Perform legal research and participate in special projects as requested

 
Position Requirements
  • Juris Doctor degree with membership in good standing in at least one state bar. If not admitted in Florida, must be willing to register as in-house counsel.
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant transactional legal experience and three to five years of experience developing and overseeing junior associates and support staff required.
  • Prior experience in sports/entertainment, media licensing or sponsorship preferred.
  • Experience with US privacy and data law, data governance and/or knowledge of social privacy issues, a plus.
  • Must demonstrate superior drafting, negotiating, communication (both written and oral), analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be able to work autonomously and handle a large, but diverse workload.
  • Occasional travel required.
 
Location Headquarters  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
 
 
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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