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1L Legal Intern

Chicago Blackhawks

Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 2/5/2023

1L Legal Intern | Chicago Blackhawks

1L Legal Intern

Chicago Blackhawks

Apply by Ended 2/5/2023

Posted 1 month ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Chicago, IL, USA

Job Type

 Job Description

Chicago Blackhawk Hockey Team, Inc. (“Company”) is looking for a first-year law student to serve as an intern for the Legal Affairs department. This internship is intended to be a comprehensive, hands-on experience in which the successful candidate will receive a first-hand look at (i) how a professional sports team and entertainment venue functions, and (ii) the day-to-day issues and obstacles that must be navigated by in-house counsel. No day will be the same and each day will bring a new and exciting challenge. The candidate should have just completed the first year of law school, having demonstrated excellence in their coursework to be considered for an internship opportunity with the Company. The candidate must have a flexible schedule and be willing to work non-traditional office hours. The candidate will need to be in the office 20-40 hours a week plus events.

The Summer 2023 program runs from May 29, 2023 to August 9, 2023.
Key Responsibilities:
  •  Draft and review a variety of agreements pertaining to premium ticket sales and suite licenses, sponsorships, software as a service, general commercial matters (arena security, sanitation, auxiliary aids, fan engagement evaluation, bomb detection k-9 services, etc.), the license of intellectual property, image waivers, liability releases, etc.
  • Research, consider and analyze relevant sections of the NHL Rules and any relevant statutory law as needed, and advise lines of business accordingly
  • Assist the Counsel and General Counsel with routine administrative tasks including, but not limited to, managing the Company’s contract database, updating internal files, interfacing with the Company’s insurance brokers, making copies, scanning and faxing, etc.
  • Generally assist the Counsel with miscellaneous tasks in preparation for the upcoming 2022-2023 NHL pre and regular season
  • Assist with other projects as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  •  Great communication skills, exhibits professionalism at all times and is able to multi-task while managing competing priorities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to research an issue to exhaustion and draft grammatically correct, clear and concise contractual language
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when privy to sensitive information
  • Strong sense of teamwork
  • A passion for professional sports and a “can do'” attitude
  • Have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Dependability – consistently at work on time, follows instructions, responds to manager's instructions
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