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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Talented Lawyer and Senior Executive with over 30 years of successful career experience in negotiating, managing, developing and representing events and careers for elite professionals/entities and properties. Creative and strategic with excellent leadership and client relations abilities. Professional, honest and outgoing with success in building relationships and attracting new clients and profit opportunities.

Skills
  • Business Development
  • Strategic Planning and Execution
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Thrives Under Pressure
  • Departmental Coordination
  • Analytical and Critical Thinker
  • Articulate Communication
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Contract Negotiation
Professional Experience
NFLPA Special Advisor for Agent Affairs, 12/2022 to Current
Acosta, Inc.Tempe, AZ,
  • Completed weekly and monthly reports summarizing activities.
  • Developing and implementing rules and protocols for regulation of NFL Player agents on a national level
  • Advising executive decisionmakers on upgrading and improving the performance of the NFL Player agent industry
  • Assist in the communication and messaging between the NFLPA and the NFL Player agent industry
  • Creating and coordinating NFL Agent rules for participating in NCAA NIL marketplace
Senior Vice President, 03/2020 to 01/2022
ISE WorldwideCity, STATE,
  • Coordinated with leadership to develop and implement organizational strategies and promote progress towards business objectives.
  • Communicated regularly with executive team members to deliver pertinent details related to progress status and direction for projects.
  • Cultivated and maintained positive working relationships with employees, executives and other stakeholders.
  • Collaborated with various departments to identify operational challenges and plan corrective actions.
  • Traveled to trade shows and client meetings to promote company brand.
Founder, 01/2014 to 06/2019
First Picks ManagementCity, STATE,
  • Led startup and opening of business and provided business development, creation of operational procedures and workflow planning.
  • Negotiated key initial contracts and established plans to formalize structure and support growth.
  • Created highly successful marketing and branding strategies to spearhead entry into market.
  • Devised organizational vision, mission and foundational structure to facilitate early growth.
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of statutory requirements and regulations.
  • Advanced business through multiple transition periods to maximize efficiency, profitability and scalability with future demands.
  • Negotiated civil dispute settlements to minimize payment or maximize receipt of monetary damages.
  • Negotiated contract terms to maintain favorable working conditions and compensation for clients.
President/FOUNDER, 03/1990 to 03/2013
Stanley & AssociatesCity, STATE,
  • Claire & Associates was one of the nation’s leading sports management firms, representing professional athletes, Coaches and venues from the NBA and NFL over the past 31 years
  • After graduating from law school, Claire served a student clerkship with United States District Judge Terry J Hatter
  • Claire started working for Los Angeles based management firm, Management Plus Enterprises, where he negotiated contracts and assisted in the management of the careers of clients such as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Rodney Peete
  • Claire started his own company, which evolved into Claire & Associates
  • One of the first major deals he negotiated was NBA All-Star Reggie Lewis’ contract with the Boston Celtics for an unprecedented $16.5 million
  • Mr. Claire also developed and expanded his professional Coach representation practice with Todd Haley, former head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs and Brian Shaw, former head coach of the Denver Nuggets, being coaching clients.
  • Mr. Claire negotiated all of the career contracts for retired NFL star, Keyshawn Johnson, including all endorsements, all NFL contracts, all broadcast contracts throughout this period.
  • RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN COMPANY
  • Cultivated and maintained positive working relationships with employees, executives and other stakeholders.
  • Coordinated work across departments to keep teams on track with company goals.
  • Administered day-to-day accounting and budget management, business development, performance metrics, and customer service.
  • Led startup and opening of business and provided business development, creation of operational procedures and workflow planning.
  • Oversaw new market exploration, product development and overseas production possibilities for business expansion objectives.
  • Developed and managed brand identity in new market launches.
  • Negotiated civil dispute settlements to minimize payment or maximize receipt of monetary damages.
  • Reviewed and negotiated legal documents relating to all relevant industries.
  • Negotiated contract terms to maintain favorable working conditions and compensation for clients.
  • Established career goals and success strategies with clients.
Education and Training
J.D.: Law , Expected in 12/1985 to USC School of Law - Los Angeles, CA,
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration, Expected in 08/1981 to University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA
GPA:
  • Merit Scholar Award Recipient
  • Dean's List Honoree
  • Major in Finance and Business Economics
Additional Information
  • A South Los Angeles native, Mr. Claire served as Assistant General Manager Of the Los Angeles Strings, 1981 Team Tennis League. The team, owned by Dr. Jerry Buss and Jeanie Buss, who served as General Manager, won the league championship.

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School Attended

  • USC School of Law
  • University of Southern California

Job Titles Held:

  • NFLPA Special Advisor for Agent Affairs
  • Senior Vice President
  • Founder
  • President/FOUNDER

Degrees

  • J.D.
  • Bachelor of Science

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