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Project, Legal (2L Student)
National Basketball Association | New York, New York
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Job Description

At the NBA, we're passionate about growing and celebrating the game of basketball. Through the intensity of the game and the amazing athletic skill of our players, we deliver excitement to hundreds of millions of fans around the world.

As a global sports and media business, the NBA is so much more. While Basketball Operations runs the league's on-court activities, other departments manage relationships with television and digital media partners, develop marketing partnerships with some of the world's most recognizable companies, oversee the licensing of NBA merchandise, and handle a wide range of responsibilities that drive the NBA's success.

Position Summary:

The Project, Legal (2L Student) will work on projects related to the daily work of the NBA's Legal and Business Affairs department. They will gain exposure to both the League and Properties sides of our business, learning how league lawyers and staff support different departments within the company. Past projects have included drafting entries and maintaining a log of advice sent to teams; researching relevant labor laws in states with NBA teams; drafting term sheets for player appearances; helping to draft partner and licensing agreements and researching intellectual property issues. The duration of the assignment is approximately one year.

Major Responsibilities:

* Assist in drafting entries and maintaining a log of advice sent to teams
* Research relevant labor laws in states with NBA teams
* Draft term sheets for player appearances
* Assist in drafting partner and licensing agreements
* Assist in researching intellectual property issues

Required Skills/Knowledge:

* Candidates should be Law students in the second year of their program, and able to work out of our New York, NY office between 15-30 hours per week.
* Candidates must be in excellent academic standing and display strong written and verbal communication skills.
* Candidates should possess leadership skills demonstrated through relevant extracurricular activities along with meaningful internship or other experience.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan

Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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