Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Jacksonville Jaguars
Megha Parekh is the Jaguars' senior vice president and chief legal officer. She is now in her eighth year with the organization. She joined the Jaguars as vice president and general counsel on March 1, 2013 before being promoted to her current position in 2016.
Parekh manages the legal, technology, security, capital improvements, and people development teams at the Jaguars. Her group is responsible for employee training, support and development; technological systems and support for the office and certain systems in the stadium and at the amphitheater; all legal matters, including transactions, compliance, disputes, risk management, government relations, and insurance; NFL and concert and day-to-day facilities security; and capital improvements at the stadium and amphitheater. Since joining the Jaguars, Parekh has worked on Shad Khan's acquisition of Fulham Football Club; the public-private funded improvements to TIAA Bank Field, including renovations to the stadium clubs and construction and the 2017 opening of Daily's Place; the extension of TIAA Bank's stadium naming rights; securing Daily's as a naming rights partner for the amphitheater; the selection of new food and beverage and merchandise providers for the facilities; the launch of All Elite Wrestling; and on potential real estate developments around the stadium.
Parekh also serves on the board of the Jaguars Foundation, the Florida Sports Foundation and the Black News Channel and volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and Crisis Text Line as a crisis counselor.
Prior to joining the Jaguars, Parekh worked in the New York office of the law firm Proskauer, which is an international law firm known for its sports law group. During her time at Proskauer, she worked on public and private acquisitions and financings and securities offerings, including the acquisition of the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Houston Astros and the Cleveland Browns.