Counsel at Playfly Sports

Playfly Sports


Mid Level

Berwyn, PA, USA

$110.000 - $150.000

17 Nov → 17 Dec

Job Description

Playfly Sports is the full-service, leading sports marketing and media company that enables brands to engage with sports fans on a local, regional, and national level through scaled linear, digital, and experiential assets. Playfly Sports drives outcome-based solutions into 90-million households via more than 7,800 live U.S. broadcasts of MLB, NBA, and NHL games; and influences sports fans of all ages through the management of college and high school multimedia rights, uniform branding, and high-profile sports sponsorship platforms. The company introduces high school and college students to career development opportunities in esports through CSL Esports, operators of North America’s largest college esports league. Playfly Sports has the unique ability to partner, innovate, and advance the aspirations of athletes, brands, academic institutions, and sports fans across the U.S. Playfly Sports is Powered by Partnership. Visit Playfly Sports online at and follow Playfly Sports on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook: @PlayflySports.

Why You Should Join Playfly:
Playfly is a brand-new player in the sports and esports space and we are looking to expand our team! At Playfly you will work with a highly engaged and collaborative team. Join a company with a leadership team that values ideas, innovation and different perspectives. At Playfly, we recognize we are only as good as the people we have working here! We provide excellent benefits including a generous time off package, health and dental insurance, paid parental leave and a 401k plan just to name a few. We also provide you with an environment where you can demonstrate your strengths and gain knowledge to propel your career and continue growing.

Playfly Sports is seeking a business and legal affairs lawyer to provide day-to-day legal and business services for Playfly and each of its divisions, including Playfly Sports Properties, CSL Esports, Home Team Sports and Impression Sports & Entertainment. The person in this role will begin remotely and transition to the Corporate office when appropriate.

Job Responsibilities

  • Draft, analyze, review, and negotiate representation agreements with professional sports teams, conferences and leagues, regional sports networks, university athletic programs, state high school athletic organizations, venues and events (e.g., bowl games); content development agreements as well as agreements with sponsors, on-air talent, and others
  • Provide legal advice and support in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic investments
  • Anticipate legal and contract/deal issues, and design and execute strategies to remediate risk to Playfly and its clients
  • Support human resources, finance and other groups within the Company
  • Identify, research and analyze relevant federal, state and local requirements and translate into business solutions
  • Assist with dispute resolution and litigation oversight
  • Assist with oversight of risk management
  • Ensure compliance with the Company‚Äôs policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements / Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience at a leading law firm and/or corporate legal department

  • Outstanding written and oral business communication skills

  • Excellent drafting and negotiating skills

  • Experience with consumer data privacy/security issues, technology transactions (including software as a service (SaaS) agreements), intellectual property and employment law a plus

  • Familiar with a wide variety of general corporate and transactional work

  • Creative problem-solving skills to assist in meeting business needs and seizing new opportunities, while mitigating risk and managing key relationships

  • Strong commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity and compliance

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others, and cooperatively with senior and executive-level staff

  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task multiple priorities

  • JD degree, admitted to practice law in the state in which located (must have evidence of good standing

How To Apply

Apply through LegalJobs.

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