General Counsel – Tampa, Florida

Tampa Sports Authority

$129,200 - $206,700 annually, depending on qualifications.


This is a great opportunity for a General Counsel to join the Tampa Sports Authority (Authority) and provide for the general administration, management, coordination, and supervision of legal activities for the Authority. The General Counsel will also be responsible for tenant legal relations and contract management with Hillsborough County, the City of Tampa, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Lightning and the New York Yankees.

In addition, the General Counsel will be responsible for development and implementation of legal opinions, document development, advising Authority administration and its Board on legal matters and overseeing all Authority legal representation to promote efficiency of operation and quality of service within the Authority.


Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor Degree or equivalent level law degree; and Admission to the Florida Bar and in good standing to practice law in Florida; and Eight (8) years of prior professional experience as an attorney with a minimum of five (5) years of experience pertaining to public sector and governmental law.

It is the intent of the Authority to initially compensate this position at or below the advertised midpoint within the identified salary classification.

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