Legal Department Internship

  NHL Franchise
  Southeast Region
  Sports Internship
  Posted/Updated: 03/03/20

Job Summary

The NHL Team organization seeks a legal intern to participate in the team’s program to assist with: 

  • Drafting contracts, including but not limited to employment and third party agreements, facilities management contracts with an eye towards standardization of best outcomes in areas such as indemnification, insurance, and liability. 

  • Reviewing and analyzing documents relating to the NHL Team ticket sales, arena and/or marketing and sponsorship functions. 

  • Ensuring compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations, including but not limited to matters such as employment, intellectual property, immigration, and alcohol laws. 

  • Researching and analyzing legal issues including contracts, real estate, intellectual property, employment and labor law issues, corporate strategy, structure, acquisitions, and other legal areas. 

  • Performing contract management tasks and management of legal files. 

  • Completing other projects and responsibilities for the legal department that may be assigned. 
  • This is an unpaid internship where candidates must be enrolled as a law student in an academic institution and actively pursuing a juris doctorate. 



 
Minimum Requirements: 

  • Enrolled as a law student in good standing at an accredited, academic institution and actively pursuing a juris doctorate. 

  • Earn academic credit for the legal internship with the NHL Team. 

  • Meet the academic credit compliance requirements of legal intern’s law school. 

  • Possess great communication skills, be professional and able to multi-task. 

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills. 

  • Ability to handle confidential information 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite Office including Word, Excel and Outlook. 

  • Prior legal experience or experience working for a team, athletic department, or with a sporting event is beneficial. 

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time. 




We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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