Chief Legal Officer
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
A progressive and established business minded attorney in the sports and entertainment industry, Dan Malasky joined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as its Chief Legal Officer in September 2018. In this position, Malasky quarterbacks the Legal, Human Resources, and Facility Security teams for the NFL franchise.
Prior to joining the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Malasky served as General Counsel and Managing Director of Business Affairs for the United States Tennis Associations’ USTA National Campus. Malasky helped lead the development and operation of the 100 court, 64 acre, state of the art tennis complex located in Orlando touted as the “Home of American Tennis”. In addition to his responsibilities at the USTA National Campus, Malasky managed the USTA’s day-to-day legal affairs for the largest annually attended sporting event in the world, the US Open and served as General Counsel to the USTA’s Player Development program and its three National Training Centers around the country.
Prior to joining the USTA in 2006, Malasky served as Senior Vice President & General Counsel of DIRT MotorSports, the largest sanctioning body for dirt track auto racing and owner of the World of Outlaws. He went to DIRT MotorSports in 2004 following several years as a commercial litigator at Piper Rudnick LLP (now DLA Piper) in his hometown of Washington, D.C. Malasky also worked for Washington Sports & Entertainment, Aspen Skiing Company, and SportsPro Management prior to attending law school.
Malasky graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania where he majored in Political Science and earned a concentration in Management from the Wharton School of Business. He attained his J.D. from Boston University School of Law and was recognized as an Edward F. Hennessey Scholar.
Malasky served as Chairman of the Greater Orlando Sports Commission from 2017-2018, and currently serves on the Tampa Bay Partnership Leadership Council.
Malasky resides in Safety Harbor, Florida with his wife, Desi, and two daughters, Aspen and Brecka.