Sports Law Jobs & Internships

For people graduating law school or those with legal training, sports law jobs provide a unique opportunity to work in the exciting sports industry while fulfilling your desire to work in the legal field. Whether you’re working for a sports team or a part of different organizations associated with professional athletics, there is definitely a place for someone with your education and credentials.

If, however, you haven’t finished your law degree or are just out of college, there are plenty of sports law internships to get your foot in the door. The best place to find these internships is Jobs In Sports. Our website is comprehensive and has all the resources applicants need to start their careers in sports law.

There are many legal jobs in sports found on the website. These occupations range from compliance officers, all the way to being a labor negotiator for a league or players’ union. Your training in the law means your analytical skills are among the best of all types of applicants, and in today’s world those skills command a sizeable salary.

Here are some current sports law jobs:

When searching for the ideal start or next level up in your legal career in sports, having a resource like this website is extremely helpful. You can easily search for different types of jobs in all regions of the country. There are many different companies including those tangentially associated with sports seeking applicants with legal training as well.

For those looking to get a start, the minor league teams on the website provide incredible opportunities to connect with the local community and burnish your resume before stepping into the high stakes environment of the four major sports leagues. Besides baseball, football, basketball, and hockey, there are teams in a variety of sports looking for someone with your legal talents. So, if you’re passionate about lacrosse, soccer, or even wrestling there are also jobs in sports law tailor-made for you.

Here is a general idea of the duties you can expect on a daily basis when you enter sports law:

  • Review, draft and negotiate player and/or business contracts
  • Review marketing materials
  • Manage litigation
  • Ensure compliance with laws and company policies
  • Provide general legal counseling on topics such as employment, collection matters, consumer warranties, etc.

Featured Sports Jobs

Atlanta Braves
Communications Manager
Sports Job#: 453366150
Location: Atlanta, GA

Sportradar
Design Intern
Sports Job#: 453365936
Location: New York, NY


Featured Sports Employers

We choose NASCAR as our featured employer because they take such pride in their employees. NASCAR is a sport founded on skill and performance, so it is natural that we place a premium on developing talent. The people who work here are our winning competitive difference, and an important part of our success lies in the experience, leadership and training that NASCAR provides. We are proud to host their open positions on JobsInSports.com.

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Remember, the law is the law regardless of the industry. Your education, training and experience outside of the sports industry translates to your next job within the sports industry. The fundamentals will always remain the same. In our ten years of working with hiring managers from sports organizations from around the country, we have rarely seen a listing requiring sports industry experience. Time and time again, sports employers want a competitive personality who is able to take their skills and apply them to the sports industry. Your background is not nearly as important as your desire to work hard and succeed.

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