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

SUMMARY

This position will provide primary administrative support for Group Vice President, Senior Counsel, Staff Attorney, and Director, Intellectual Property, as well as general administrative support for the Intellectual Property Legal Group as a whole.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES

Standard administrative duties including assistance in maintaining intellectual property files and records, preparing/sending legal documents and correspondence, scheduling meetings and conference calls, providing telephone coverage, maintaining calendars, coordinating travel arrangements, preparing expense reports and check requisitions, assisting in maintaining intellectual property databases, and other miscellaneous/departmental duties and special projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

The qualified candidate will have excellent verbal and written skills and be proficient at Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.  Experience with database management useful but not required.  They will be highly organized, have a strong attention to detail, and have the ability to prioritize among numerous competing demands.  The ideal candidate must have the ability to work independently as well as with other members of the team. Must be willing to pitch in where needed, must be flexible with work schedule, including being willing to work overtime in the evenings and during weekends on occasion.  Excellent reasoning ability and judgment required, as well as the ability to take initiative and work efficiently to complete a wide range of tasks. 

Familiarity with intellectual property law and/or prior experience in a legal environment a plus but not required.  French and/or Chinese language skills a plus but not required.

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. What are your salary expectations for this position?
3. Do you have the legal right to work in the United States?
4. Do you have experience with intellectual property law? If so, where did you gain this experience?
5. Do you have prior experience providing administrative assistance in a legal environment? If so, where did you gain this experience?
6. Are you able to communicate in either French or Chinese?
7. On a scale on 1 to 10, (1 being the least) how would you rate your knowledge of Microsoft Office?


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

SUMMARY

The NHL is looking for an experienced transactional attorney to primarily support sponsorship and product licensing businesses.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

This position will draft and negotiate a wide range of agreements primarily focused in Sponsorship and Consumer Products businesses, review advertising and promotional materials, advise relevant business groups on day to day legal issues, and perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

The qualified applicant will have at least 10 or more years of relevant transactional legal experience.  Law firm experience required.  Relevant in-house experience and/or experience in licensing or sponsorship a plus.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate superior drafting, negotiating, communication (both written and oral) and problem-solving skills.  Must have a proven track-record of direct client contact and the ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple assignments and deadlines.  A JD from accredited law school and admission to New York Bar required.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, however, only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  No emails of phone calls please.

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

1. Do you have a minimum of ten years of transactional experience? Please describe the nature of this experience (e.g., law firm, in-house and/or other types) in terms of years and responsibilities (specifically including opportunities for direct client interaction).
2. Please describe two (2) transactions on which you were the lead counsel.
3. Please describe any relevant experience you have with the types of transactions and related responsibilities described in the job description for this position.
4. Please provide a brief statement describing your interest in working for the NHL’s legal department.
5. This position is located in New York City. If necessary, are you able to relocate at your own expense?
6. Are you admitted to the New York bar?
7. What are your salary expectations for this position?
8. Do you have the legal right to work in the United States?


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