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Staff Attorney

Company name

United States Tennis Association.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 03,2018

Posted on

Aug 04,2018

Years of Experience

2-4 yrs required

Location

White Plains, NY
Practice Area
Sports >> Sports
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Staff Attorney Duties: Responsibility for a broad range of legal support for all initiatives relating to business units, primarily the Professional Tennis business unit and Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (responsibilities include reviewing, drafting and negotiating a wide variety of legal documents (including, without limitation, agreements), research, assisting with legal aspects of corporate compliance and policy matters, troubleshooting a wide variety of legal issues as they arise, special projects, etc.). Engage in extensive verbal and written communication with USTA clients (including advising all levels of USTA staff). Serve as a member of USTA Legal Department team providing regular interaction, counsel and legal support as needed. Manage outside counsel as necessary. Keep current on industry-wide legal trends and developments to proactively counsel business units and manage legal exposure.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Law degree with admission to New York State Bar. 2-4 years of applicable law practice experience, some sports related experience is preferable. Excellent drafting/writing and research ability. Strong communications and interpersonal skills. Must thrive in a fast-paced, high-volume environment. Self-starter and independent worker, with sound decision-making abilities, significant attention to detail. Business acumen with forward thinking, innovative mindset. Ability to effectively respond to inquiries for customers and business community. Ability to effectively manage outside counsel.

Additional info

Requisition ID : 1533

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
United States Tennis Association.
70 West Red Oak Lane
White Plains, NY 10604