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Job listing closed on 3 Apr 2024
26 Mar 2024

Intern - Legal

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Dallas, TX, USA
0+ years exp.

The Dallas Mavericks is seeking a dedicated and highly motivated Legal Intern to join our legal department for a Summer internship. This is a unique opportunity for aspiring legal professionals to gain valuable hands-on experience within a professional sports organization.


  • Legal Research: Conduct legal research on a wide range of topics, including sports contracts, labor laws, intellectual property, and other areas relevant to the sports industry.
  • Contract Review: Assist in the review, drafting, and analysis of various contracts, such as player contracts, sponsorship agreements, and vendor contracts.
  • Compliance: Help ensure that the organization complies with NBA rules, regulations, and guidelines, as well as applicable local, state, and federal laws.
  • Data Management: Organize and maintain legal documents and databases, ensuring easy access to critical information.
  • Case Support: Provide support to the legal team in various legal matters, including litigation, dispute resolution, and risk management.
  • Intellectual Property: Assist in protecting the team's intellectual property rights, trademarks, and copyrights.
  • Legal Updates: Stay informed about changes in relevant laws, regulations, and industry trends to provide proactive legal advice.
  • General Administrative Tasks: Handle administrative tasks, such as scheduling, preparing legal documents, and communicating with external parties.


  • Enrolled in or recently graduated from an accredited law school.
  • Strong legal research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and legal research tools.
  • A passion for sports and a basic understanding of the NBA and its operations.


  • Valuable experience in the legal field within a professional sports organization.
  • Networking opportunities with legal professionals and executives in the sports industry.
  • Exposure to a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.
  • Potential for academic credit, as permitted by your law school.

The Dallas Mavericks is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.