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Megha Parekh
Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer

Megha Parekh
Megha Parekh joined the Jaguars as vice president and general counsel on March 1, 2013, and was named senior vice president, chief legal officer in 2016.

In her role, Ms. Parekh is responsible for oversight of all legal matters, including transactions, compliance, disputes, risk-management, government relations, and insurance, as well as people development and training, and information technology. Since joining the Jaguars, Ms. Parekh has worked on team-owner Shahid Khan’s acquisition of Fulham Football Club, the $63 million public-private funded improvements to EverBank Field in 2014, and the $90 million project involving renovations to the US Assure Club in addition to construction and the 2017 opening of Daily’s Place.  Ms. Parekh has also worked on the extension of EverBank’s naming rights and selection of a new food, beverage and merchandise provider for EverBank Field.

Prior to joining the Jaguars, Ms. Parekh worked in the New York office of the law firm Proskauer, which is an international law firm known for its preeminent 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. While at Proskauer, Ms. Parekh also worked on a variety of matters including public and private company acquisitions and equity and debt financings.

Ms. Parekh was named in December 2012 and 2013 to Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 Sports List, which honored the country’s top sports athletes and executives under the age of 30 who “represent the entrepreneurial, creative and intellectual best of their generation.”  Ms. Parekh has also been named a Woman of Influence (2014) and Ultimate Attorney (2016) since coming to Jacksonville.

Ms. Parekh joined Proskauer in 2009 after graduating magna cum laude from Harvard College and Harvard Law School. While in school she was a sports writer for The Harvard Crimson and served as an intern for baseball’s Boston Red Sox.  Ms. Parekh also serves on the board of the Florida Sports Foundation and works with Women in Sports and Events.

 

Return to Management

Transactions

Date Transaction
09/19/2017 Jaelen Strong (WR) signed.
09/19/2017 Michael Bennett (DT) placed on reserve/injured list.
09/18/2017 Calvin Pryor (S) placed on reserve/injured list.
09/12/2017 Max McCaffrey (WR) signed.
09/12/2017 Allen Robinson (WR) placed on reserve/injured list.
09/08/2017 Calvin Pryor (S) claimed off waivers.
09/08/2017 Josh Walker (OL) signed.
09/08/2017 Dede Westbrook (WR) placed on reserve/injured list.
09/08/2017 Earl Watford (OL) released.
09/05/2017 Raysean Pringle (CV) signed to practice squad.

Injury Report

Name Practice Status Game Status
Bortles, Blake FP -
Gipson, Tashaun FP -
Henne, Chad DNP questionable
Hurns, Allen FP -
Jackson, Malik FP -
Linder, Brandon FP -
McCray, Lerentee DNP Out
Ramsey, Jalen LP questionable
Robinson, Cam LP questionable
Strong, Jaelen DNP Out