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Legal: Clerk/Paralegal
Paralegal - National Hockey League (New York, NY)

SUMMARY
The National Hockey League seeks a legal assistant to assist with litigation, labor law, corporate and other legal matters, including health and safety programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

This position will be responsible for:

  • Drafting memoranda and surveys as requested.
  • Attending meetings of health and safety committees, as requested, and prepare minutes.
  • Performing non-legal research using various research tools, including the internet.
  • Assisting with preparation for meetings, hearings, and other matters.
  • Assisting with document productions, transactions and/or closings as needed.
  • Tracking compliance on various initiatives. Communicate with club personnel as requested to follow-up.
  • Organizing and manage electronic and paper files.
  • Maintaining master calendar of outstanding tasks on health and safety related projects and other areas, as requested.
  • Updating attorney binders.
  • Performing other related duties as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of related work experience.  They must have a paralegal certificate.  They will have excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational and planning skills.They will demonstrate effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.  They must have the ability to handle sensitive matter with discretion, maintain confidentiality, and to exercise sound judgment.  Should have the ability to work independently as well as effectively within a team setting.  The ability to assume progressive responsibilities within assigned work as experience is gained in the position.  Ability to complete projects in a timely, efficient and effective manner, and to handle multiple projects simultaneously necessary for success in this role.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate close attention to detail and high level of commitment to quality work product.  They should have strong research skills as well as knowledge of relevant computer software programs (e.g., outlook, excel, powerpoint), with the ability to navigate electronic databases and document repositories.  Flexibility to work nights and weekends when necessary and to travel for business when necessary.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, however only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  NO EMAILS OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. This position is located in NYC. If necessary, are you able to relocate at your own expense? (The NHL does not pay relocation fees.)
2. Do you have the legal right to work in the United States?
3. What are your salary expectations for this position?
4. Do you have at least 2 years of related work experience? If so, where did you gain this experience?
5. Do you have a paralegal certificate?
6. Do you have the ability to work nights and/or weekends if necessary?
7. Do you have experience attending meetings and being responsible for meeting minutes? Please explain.
8. Do you have the ability to travel occasionally for business, when necessary?
9. On a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest) please rate your knowledge of our business.


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Legal: General Counsel/Contractual Law
Staff Attorney - National Hockey League (New York, NY)

SUMMARY

Transactional attorney to provide legal support primarily to the NHL sponsorship and consumer products licensing business, and, secondarily, to provide legal support on NHL entertainment/production matters and to handle other NHL Enterprises transaction matters as assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

The position will be responsible for drafting, negotiating and administering legal aspects of various agreements with NHL sponsors and product licensees, as well as the legal review of related advertising and marketing materials and products.  Secondarily, this position will provide legal support on NHL entertainment/productions matters, including drafting, negotiating and administering talent and music agreements and providing legal support on related rights clearances and releases.  Other NHL transactional matters will be assigned on a case by case basis.

QUALIFICATIONS

The qualified candidate should have two to five years of corporate transaction experience at a law firm with experience in licensing a strong plus, but not a requirement.  Superior drafting, negotiating, communication, organization and problem-solving skills are a must.  Qualified candidates must also have the ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple assignments and deadlines.  JD from accredited law school and admission to the New York Bar is required.

WE THANK ALL APPLICANTS FOR THEIR INTEREST IN THIS OPPORTUNITY, HOWEVER ONLY THOSE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.  NO PHONE CALLS OR EMAILS, PLEASE.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. This position is located in New York. If necessary, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
2. Do you have the legal authorization to work in the United States?
3. Are you admitted to the New York Bar?
4. Do you have a minimum of two years of transactional experience at a law firm?
5. Please describe the nature of your transactional practice.
6. Do you have any experience handling licensing and/or any sports or entertainment related transactions? If so, please describe this experience.
7. Have you had opportunities for direct client contact? If so, please describe two particular instances.
8. What are your salary expectations for this position?


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Legal: Clerk/Paralegal
Paralegal to the General Counsel - New York Islanders Hockey Club (New York, NY)

The New York Islanders are searching for a driven and energetic paralegal to provide assistance to the General Counsel of the team. The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team in the NHL (National Hockey League).

Major Responsibilities:

  • Perform relevant research on a broad range of issues (Islanders, NHL, labor law, etc.)
  • Work with legal documents such as leases, contracts, letters, and various agreements
  • Perform administrative duties (manage calendar, logistics, take memos, etc.)
  • Sit in on meetings and take notes of key calls (strategy, operational, legal, etc.)
  • Assist with Islanders club-related event planning and home game preparation
  • Attend home games and assist in hosting in the owners’ suite
  • Assist the GC with work for the Islanders’ family of companies, including research and corporate governance matters

Qualifications:

  •  Undergraduate degree from a respected college or university
  • Minimum of two years’ experience as a paralegal in a top law firm or corporate setting with work in corporate law or mergers and acquisitions
  • Applicable knowledge and experience with document management
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and manage expectations in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective writing and communication skills along with attention to detail
  • Experience in sports preferred
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Ability to work well independently with little supervision
  • Proficiency in any of these languages a plus: French, Spanish, Italian, German, Chinese
  • Positive and energetic attitude

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