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

Carolina Panthers
Senior Graphics Designer
Sports Job#: 453373460
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Syracuse Crunch Hockey Club
Ticket Sales & Operations Internship
Sports Job#: 453373461
Location: Syracuse, NY


Sport Specific Jobs

BASEBALL SPORTS MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION
BASKETBALL SPORTS MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION
FOOTBALL SPORTS MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION
GOLF SPORTS MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION
HOCKEY SPORTS MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION
SKI SPORTS MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION
SOCCER SPORTS MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATION

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