The hired lawyer will primarily provide legal support for the Professional Tennis business unit and USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
Responsibilities include reviewing, drafting and negotiating a wide variety of legal documents, research, assisting with legal aspects of corporate compliance and policy matters, troubleshooting legal issues as they arise, special projects.
Ideal candidate has 2-4 years’ experience as a lawyer and has passed the New York State bar.
The term of the job is 2 years, beginning Summer/Early Fall 2018, and the position is based in White Plains, NY.
Darren Heitner is the creator of The Sports Biz. He is the owner of the South, Florida-based HEITNER LEGAL, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm that focuses on transactional, intellectual property and litigation work with a heavy emphasis on sports and entertainment issues. He is also the founder of Sports Agent Blog and an author of 2 books published by the American Bar Association -- How to Play the Game: What Every Sports Attorney Needs to Know (1st and 2nd Editions). Heitner contributed to Forbes and Inc. for many years.