NFL Management Council Law Clerk Program

The NFL legal department supports all of the NFL’s entities by providing legal counsel on a wide range of issues which include employment and labor relations matters and litigation management. The NFL Management Council is the division of the NFL legal department that negotiates and advises NFL clubs regarding the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement and represents them in grievance arbitrations against the NFL Players Association.

Internship description:

NFL Management Council Law Clerks are required to commit to approximately 20 hours/week assisting attorneys with various labor relations matters, which may include:

  • The administration of the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement and League Policies.
  • The representation of NFL Clubs in all aspects of labor arbitration cases (i.e. grievances).
  • Research and legal writing assignments.

Required experience and skills:

Law students in their second or third year.

Candidates should possess strong organizational skills, fine attention to detail and sharp analytical skills.

Candidates should have an interest in Labor and Employment Law, Collective Bargaining and Litigation.


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