Legal Assistant

New York, NY

To assist and provide administrative support in all matters handled by the Labor Relations Department as related to Major League Baseball players and umpires, administration of league affairs, and other legal-support matters as needed. 

Major Responsibilities

  • Assist LRD attorneys in all phases of player grievance process under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, including:
  • Providing administrative support in all phases of the grievance procedure
  • Document organization, preparation, and production
  • Conducting factual research and reviewing documents
  • Preparing for and attending hearings
  • Coordinating with vendors to ensure seamless run-of-show
  • Preparing post-hearing briefing
  • Tracking and helping drive completion of key obligations under the Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Management and maintenance of internal databases
  • Various other tasks and special projects as requested by LRD attorneys
  • Managing group logistics and travel coordination
  • Participate in planning and organizing of events


  • College graduate
  • Excellent writing, verbal communication and organizational skills
  • Top academic credentials and references
  • Ability to handle privileged, confidential, and sensitive information in an appropriate and professional manner
  • Must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, and Web-based research
  • Must be willing to travel

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