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Position Summary: This role involves providing paralegal support to NBA commercial lawyers in connection with work across different businesses, including in connection with domestic media, partnerships, intellectual property and direct-to-consumer distribution. Work will include drafting, research, contract analysis and other projects, as needed, at the direction of commercial lawyers.
Reporting to Associate Vice President and Senior Associate Counsel, Media
Provide paralegal and analytic support to NBA commercial lawyers
Assist in contract analysis and preparation of related summaries
Assist in drafting/revising commercial agreements, correspondence and memos
Assist in preparing summaries, presentations and other work product for NBA clients regarding legal and strategic advice
Provide research, analysis and other general support to attorneys across a variety of commercial matters
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, document management software, and other software programs
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to perform independent project-based work, make independent decisions, and work with minimal supervision
Ability to handle highly confidential information discreetly and professionally
Ability to work well under pressure, handle multiple tasks, and complete tasks in a deadline-oriented environment
Education: Bachelor's Degree or related work experience preferred
We Consider Applicants For All Positions On The Basis Of Merit, Qualifications And Business Needs, And Without Regard To Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Alienage Or Citizenship Status, Ancestry, Marital Status, Creed, Genetic Predisposition Or Carrier Status, Sexual Orientation, Veteran Status, Familial Status, Status As A Victim Of Domestic Violence Or Any Other Status Or Characteristic Protected By Applicable Federal, State, Or Local Law.