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2021 Fall Law Clerk at National Football League

National Football League


Entry Level

New York, NY, USA

$36.000 - $51.000

08 Sep → 08 Oct


Job Description

The NFL legal department supports all of the NFL’s entities by providing legal counsel on a wide range of issues which include employment and labor relations matters and litigation management. The NFL Management Council is the division of the NFL legal department that negotiates and advises NFL clubs regarding the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement and represents them in grievance arbitrations against the NFL Players Association.

Key Attributes/Characteristics

Attention to detail
Ability to work independently

Terms/Expected Hours of Work

The fall law clerk term starts in September and requires a commitment of approximately 20 hours/week.
Potential for an extended term through Spring 2022 for interested and qualified candidates.

The NFL places a priority on having an in-person workplace, which enables us to more effectively collaborate, connect and build a workplace culture that will drive our continued success. We remain steadfast in our belief that working together as a team, in our physical office spaces, is critical to the successful execution of our season. For those reasons, we expect employees to work from an NFL office five days a week, except in limited circumstances permitted by NFL policy.

The NFL is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment that reflects our incredibly diverse fan base. We provide an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all employees and applicants without regard to status as protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

We also continue to prioritize the health and safety of our NFL workforce. Consistent with that commitment, in light of the substantial and growing body of evidence that vaccinations remain the most effective protection against the spread the COVID-19, we require that members of our NFL workforce be fully vaccinated. Exceptions are available only for those who need an accommodation for a qualifying disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice.

Job Responsibilities

  • NFL Management Council Law Clerks are required to commit to approximately 20 hours/week assisting attorneys with various labor relations matters, which may include:
  • The administration of the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement and League Policies;
  • The representation of NFL Clubs in all aspects of labor arbitration cases ( i.e. grievances); and
  • Research and legal writing assignments.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Law students in their second or third year.

  • Candidates should possess strong organizational skills, exceptional attention to detail and sharp analytical skills.

  • Candidates should have an interest in Labor and Employment Law, Collective Bargaining and Litigation .

How To Apply

Apply through LegalJobs.

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