Counsel

| Greater NYC Area

Responsibilities:

  • Report to Senior Vice President, Head Business & Technology Counsel.
  • Negotiate and structure commercial agreements based on the needs of MLB’s business and operational units (e.g., technology, information security, licensing, business development, ticketing, e-commerce, marketing, content, social media, product, advertising and sponsorship, human resources, public relations and finance).
  • Provide general in-house legal services to and advise MLB’s business and operational units.
  • Review and aid in crafting consumer data privacy policies and practices and coordinate amongst relevant internal groups related to consumer data.
  • Advise on global legal issues as they relate to MLB’s business activities (e.g., in realm of privacy, information security and consumer protection law).
  • Help develop and implement internal compliance policies.
  • Provide oversight, strategy and direction to outside counsel.

Requirements:

  • Member of New York State Bar in good standing.
  • Top academic credentials and references.
  • Minimum four (4) years as a practicing lawyer, preferably with at least several years’ experience in a well-regarded law firm.
  • Significant transactional experience negotiating and structuring major licensing and other commercial agreements both domestically and internationally, and preferably related to media and technology.
  • CIPP U.S. certification preferred.
  • Must work effectively in a fast-paced environment, interacting regularly with senior management.
  • Must be able to simultaneously accomplish multiple quantitatively and qualitatively challenging tasks.
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Technology we use

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Location

Located in midtown west Manhattan across from Radio City Music Hall, offer an easy commute. Great restaurants, heart of New York City, let's go!

What are Major League Baseball Perks + Benefits

Major League Baseball Benefits Overview

We know that our employees' performance is directly related the environment that they're in. That's why at MLB, we provide exceptional Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage - premiums 100 percent employer covered - so you can focus on being your best.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Vision plan has only a $10 co-pay for annual eye exams and maximum out of pocket cost of $25 for glasses and/or contact lens.
Health Insurance Benefits
Health insurance policy covers 100% of premiums, with no deductible and minimum co-pays when in-network.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 3 times an employee's annual salary. Premiums 100% employer covered.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Automatic annual employer contribution to 401(k)!
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
We often sponsor family oriented events!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
We typically host company outings Quarterly.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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