Counsel Legal & Business Affairs

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Requisition ID
21-16757
Division
Corporate - Legal
Functional Area
Legal

Overview

About Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp.

Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment) is a leader in live entertainment.  The Company presents or hosts a broad array of events in its diverse collection of venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; and The Chicago Theatre. MSG Entertainment is also building a new state-of-the-art venue in Las Vegas, MSG Sphere at The Venetian. In addition, the Company features the original production – the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes – and through Boston Calling Events, produces the Boston Calling Music Festival. The Company’s two regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network and MSG+, deliver a wide range of live sports content and other programming. Also under the MSG Entertainment umbrella is Tao Group Hospitality, with entertainment dining and nightlife brands including: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Beauty & Essex, Cathédrale, Hakkasan and Omnia. More information is available at www.msgentertainment.com

 

Role Summary

Primary responsibility of this position is to provide legal representation for Madison Square Garden Entertainment across all its corporate functions (e.g., Corporate Events, Finance, Procurement) as directed by the VP, Legal and Business Affairs and provide support to other areas of MSG Legal Department as needed.

Specific Functions/Activities Summary

  • Serve as primary attorney for Corporate Events Department.
  • Negotiate and draft a wide range of commercial agreements relating to corporate service providers, aviation, and other matters.
  • Work on corporate development projects, including acquisitions and investments relating to MSG’s new entertainment venues and restaurant/nightlife business expansion.
  • Participate in special projects.
  • Provide legal advice and strategic thinking directly to corporate and business units.

Qualifications

The Company requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations regarding this requirement.

 

  • Legal education and JD required; licensed to practice law in New York
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience as corporate lawyer
  • Advanced contract drafting and negotiating skills
  • Knowledge of contract law, business law and related areas
  • Experience with technology transactions
  • Outstanding prioritization and organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Flexible and creative thinker with a collaborative and business-oriented approach to problem solving
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Leadership ability, self-starter, and team player

Education

Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

EEO Statement

At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law mandates, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations and will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required.

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