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Job listing closed on 30 May 2024


🇺🇸 New York City, NY, USA
Full Time
1+ year exp.
US$65,000 – US$70,000 per year


The NBA is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace. To safeguard our employees and their families, our visitors, and the broader community from COVID-19, and in consideration of recommendations from health authorities and the NBA’s own advisors, any individual working onsite in our New York and New Jersey offices must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The NBA will discuss accommodations for individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.

Essential Functions and Job Summary
Primary responsibility for this role will be to provide paralegal support to the NBA’s global Compliance and Integrity functions. The paralegal will manage and maintain records for both functions, operate our systems, and serve as a subject-matter resource for league and team employees.

Major Responsibilities

  • Compliance Responsibilities
    • Provide support to Deputy Chief Compliance Officer and NBA's global Compliance team, including managing intake for the third-party risk due diligence process and maintaining compliance records.
    • Control and operate the global online due diligence system and provide support for other compliance systems.
    • Serve as a day-to-day resource for employees from all parts of the organization on compliance-related matters.
    • Assist with new-hire compliance-related onboarding.
    • Perform research in the areas of sanctions, anti-bribery and corruption, and improper corporate conduct.
  • Integrity Responsibilities
    • Manage and track annual NBA Gaming Policy distribution and compliance with education and training programs across all NBA Leagues, global offices, and teams;
    • Serve as a day-to-day resource for employees from all parts of the organization on Policy-related matters;
    • Oversee administration of reporting hotline;
    • Support League investigations into potential violations of the Policy, including tracking disciplinary outcomes
  • Other Legal Support
    • Provide support for employment-related legal work, including research on legal developments and organization and maintenance of employment-related documents and information.
    • Provide litigation support, including document collection and review, responding to third-party subpoenas, drafting, and maintenance of litigation case files.
    • Provide general support to league attorneys on special projects.

Required Education/Professional Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree with strong academic credentials
  • Minimum of 1 year paralegal or comparable experience

Required Skills/Knowledge Attributes

  • Skilled in Microsoft Office applications, programming, document management software, and other software programs.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to perform independent project-based work, make independent decisions, and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to think strategically and learn new tasks quickly.
  • 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.

Salary Range: $65,000 - $70,000

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.