Job Posting for Assistant Legal Counsel at Fanatics
Fanatics is the global leader in licensed sports merchandise and changing the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel and jerseys. Through an innovative, tech-infused approach to making and selling fan gear in today's on-demand culture, Fanatics operates more than 300 online and offline stores, including the e-commerce business for all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA), major media brands (NBC Sports, CBS Sports, FOX Sports) and more than 200 collegiate and professional team properties, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs (Manchester United, Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester City). Fanatics offers the largest collection of timeless and timely merchandise whether shopping online, on your phone, in stores, in stadiums or on-site at the world's biggest sporting events.
About the Team
At Fanatics, our Business Affairs & Legal team plays an integral role into why we are the #1 licensed sports, omni-channel retailer. This team is known for negotiating and drafting long-term, exclusive deals with professional sports teams, universities, event promoters, and athletes. They are trusted advisors in counseling our business teams with day-to-day matters as well as key strategic initiatives. This division is critical to the success of the overall company strategy and our mission to become the #1 Fan Brand in the world.
Fanatics is seeking an attorney to assume the role of Assistant Legal Counsel. Reporting to the Company’s Vice President, Legal Affairs, the Assistant Legal Counsel will serve as a generalist and must be able to succeed in handling a wide variety of legal matters, including, but not limited to, commercial agreements of all types (such as licensing deals, marketing arrangements, etc.), litigation and disputes, intellectual property, labor and employment and general corporate matters . As noted below, to be successful in this role you must be a self-starter who rolls up their sleeves, be curious and inquisitive, not afraid to ask questions, enthusiastic about areas in which you’ve never practiced before, able to multi-task/handle several matters at once while effectively prioritizing, and be a team player ready to work hard towards a common goal (and have fun while doing it). A sense of humor and excitement to be part of a dynamic, fast-paced team are also a must. This role will be based either in Atlanta, GA or Jacksonville, FL though remote initially.
Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.
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