MLB Franchise
  Northeast Region
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 11/05/21

Job Summary

The Legal Department handles corporate and legal matters primarily related to the MLB Team, Fenway Sports Management and NESN. We are seeking to hire a practicing experienced transactional attorney to assist the current legal team members with drafting and negotiating a variety of agreements, including advertising and sponsorship agreements, software licenses, services agreements, consulting and event agreements and nondisclosure agreements, in addition to assisting with other legal work within our businesses.

  • Collaborate with corporate partnerships department in the drafting and negotiation of sponsorship agreements.

  • Liaise with the events teams to draft and negotiate venue license agreements, sponsorship agreements, vendor agreements, waivers and other legal documents for non-baseball events.

  • Provide legal expertise in connection with MLB rule compliance, sweepstakes and other digital and offline promotional and marketing campaigns.

  • Support other business needs, large-scale special projects and compliance related activities, as needed.


  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school; admitted to practice before a state bar association.

  • 3+ years of experience at a law firm or 3-5 years of experience in-house. Experience in the sports or entertainment industry a plus. (Would consider less than 3 years’ experience for extraordinary candidates.)
  • Ability to work independently but collaboratively within a fast-paced, high performance environment, providing legal advice and guidance related to a wide range of commercial contracts, advertising and sponsorship agreements, events and other business matters.

  • Sense of urgency, with the ability to identify and articulate issues, offer solutions and follow-through to resolution.

  • Strong capacity to manage own performance independently and effectively, exhibiting excellent time management and attention to detail.

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; as well as analytical thinking and problem solving skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.


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