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Corporate Counsel – Marketing

Posted Nov 09
Full Time
On Site
Coraopolis, Pennsylvania


Today, DICK’S Sporting Goods creates confidence and excitement by personally equipping all athletes to achieve their dreams. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, the leading omnichannel retailer serves athletes and outdoor enthusiasts in more than 850 DICK’S Sporting Goods, Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream, Public Lands, Going Going Gone! and Warehouse Sale stores, online, and through the DICK’S mobile app. DICK’S also owns and operates DICK’S House of Sport and Golf Galaxy Performance Center, as well as GameChanger, a youth sports mobile app for scheduling, communications, live scorekeeping and video streaming.

This position is ideal for a junior to mid-level attorney (3-5+ years) looking to join a growing and dynamic in-house legal team. Provide business-minded, practical, and solution-focused support related to brand building, marketing and advertising (including contract negotiation and drafting). Supports clients in various business units, with focus on marketing and eCommerce teams.


Advice and Counsel:

  • Related to brand building, marketing and advertising matters. Provide business minded and solution focused support to multiple brands and campaigns. Enthusiasm for brand building and protection.


Contract Negotiation and Drafting:

  • Related to marketing and brand initiatives (e.g., agency, sponsorship, collaboration, licenses, media, adtech, influencer, vendor agreements, SaaS/technology agreements, etc.).


Outside Counsel Interaction:

  • Identifies important and emerging areas of the law for strategic outside counsel support, including matters related to advertising laws and regulations; intellectual property; regulatory compliance; dispute management (including litigation and discovery); environmental; consumer product safety; etc.   


Subject Matter Expertise:

  • Knowledge of trademark, copyright, NIL, consumer protection, advertising, and privacy laws.

  • Knowledge of basic accounting/finance, retail and brand support preferred. Considers financial impact when making decisions.  


Department Operations:

  • Participates and assists in projects. Works with, oversees and assists Legal Analysts with respect to legal issues and drafting.



  • JD Degree

  • 3-5 years of experience, with strong training and experience working in a law firm and/or corporate legal department

  • Bar admission in PA

  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate legal matters to non-lawyers

  • Practical thinker that is able to translate technical legal analysis into sound business advice/counsel

      • Ability to handle multiple projects at once