Company: Athletes Unlimited
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Athletes Unlimited is a new model of pro sports where athletes
are decision-makers and individual players are champions of team
sports. We literally change the game with faster play, and a new
draft and team rosters every week, delivering next-level
competition and engagement in which every moment counts. With
women's softball, volleyball, and lacrosse as part of the roster
and basketball to launch in 2022, Athletes Unlimited is building
the next generation of both athletes and fans.
Athletes Unlimited is looking for a General Counsel to join our
growing team. In this role you will be a senior strategic member of
the team working with the VP of Finance and Operations to assist
the CEO in guiding the organization. You will manage all aspects of
the legal department including but not limited to:
Structuring, drafting, and negotiating a wide variety of commercial
agreements, procurement agreements, licenses, sponsorship
agreements, and other general agreements.
Managing trademarks and copyright applications together with
outside legal counsel
Supporting management on all legal employment matters, including
the development and implementation of equity plans and grants.
Providing advice and counseling on a wide range of legal topics,
including compliance, risk management, sales and use tax, and
global data protection and privacy issues
Handling all insurance applications
Assisting with visas for international players
Identifying opportunities for improving contracting efficiencies
and streamline workflows to make them more conducive to
Advising executive, senior management and board on various matters
such as legal rights, and new and existing laws.
Maintaining knowledge of, and continually improving, organization's
operations and legal documents.
Conducting legal research as needed.
Promulgating and creating directives of corporate acts and
Preserving all corporate records.
Liaising with outside counsel regarding their assignments.
Preparing annual board meetings, including presentations and
meeting planning and logistics.
JD from an accredited law school
Overall broad legal knowledge (corporate law, litigations,
employment law, data privacy, etc)
7+ years of relevant legal experience, ideally in at a high-growth
startup, sports league or entertainment a plus but not required
Strong organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines
Excellent writing skills
Ability to communicate and work effectively across departments
Entrepreneurial and comfortable performing as well as directing all
This role is full-time and remote. In addition, Athletes Unlimited
is proud to offer comprehensive benefits and perks to all of our
full-time employees, including:
Competitive health, dental, and vision insurance plans
Generous 401(k) company match
Unlimited paid time off alongside company holidays
Professional development stipend
Athletes Unlimited is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not
discriminate in its hiring process based on race, religion,
national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender
expression, pregnancy status, parental status, or other applicable
legally protected characteristics.
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