Associate Counsel St. Louis Cardinals

Description

Job Title: Associate Counsel

Reports To: SVP/General Counsel

Job Classification: Exempt

Responsibilities

Provide support for SVP & General Counsel and assistance with providing expert legal advice and services to all functions and departments to (a) minimize legal risk to the Club and its affiliates, and (b) otherwise ensure that the actions of the Club are in compliance with applicable laws, contractual requirements, corporate governance documents, and MLB rules.

Essential Functions of the Job:
• Review, negotiate and/or prepare contracts and other legal documents relating to the Club and its affiliates.
• Facilitate and assist with compliance by the Club and its affiliates with applicable laws.
• Facilitate and assist Club’s compliance with MLB rules, requirements and directives.
• Provide legal advice and support to management of the Club and its affiliates.
• Facilitate and assist with compliance by the Club and its affiliates with corporate governance documents and other related requirements.

Qualifications / Requirements

Minimum Education and Experience:
• Juris Doctorate
• 3 to 5 years of relevant legal experience
• Active law license in Missouri
• Experience and proficiency with negotiating and drafting various types of contracts and other legal documents
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Attention to detail
• Proficient in Microsoft Office

Education and Experience Preferred:
• Juris Doctorate
• 5+ years of relevant legal experience
• Active law license in Missouri
• Experience within MLB or otherwise within the sports industry
• Experience and proficiency with negotiating and drafting various types of contracts and other legal documents
• Broad knowledge of various areas of law, including corporate, financial transactions, real estate, construction, labor and employment, and intellectual property
• Business and industry knowledge and skills (including financial matters)
• Knowledge of structure and workings of MLB
• Ability to initiate, lead, organize and coordinate negotiations, projects and legal matters, including those that are complex, strategic and/or sensitive in nature
• Leadership and management skills (especially relating to projects)
• Exceptional interpersonal skills
• Sound business judgment
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong organizational skills

Interested candidates should visit www.cardinals.com/jobs.