Legal Assistant

| Greater NYC Area
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To assist and provide administrative support in all matters handled by the Labor Relations Department as related to Major League Baseball players and umpires, administration of league affairs, and other legal-support matters as needed. 

Major Responsibilities

  • Assist LRD attorneys in all phases of player grievance process under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, including:
    • Providing administrative support in all phases of the grievance procedure
    • Document organization, preparation, and production
    • Conducting factual research and reviewing documents
    • Preparing for and attending hearings
    • Coordinating with vendors to ensure seamless run-of-show
    • Preparing post-hearing briefing
  • Tracking and helping drive completion of key obligations under the Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Management and maintenance of internal databases
  • Various other tasks and special projects as requested by LRD attorneys
  • Managing group logistics and travel coordination
  • Participate in planning and organizing of events

Requirements

  • College graduate
  • Excellent writing, verbal communication and organizational skills
  • Top academic credentials and references
  • Ability to handle privileged, confidential, and sensitive information in an appropriate and professional manner
  • Must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, and Web-based research
  • Must be willing to travel
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • SpringFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

Located in midtown west Manhattan across from Radio City Music Hall provides easy commuter access. Great restaurants in heart of NYC, 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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