Management

Lance Lopes
Senior VP/General Counsel

Lance Lopes enters his 12th season with the Seahawks after joining the team March 16, 2001.

Lopes administers the legal affairs for the Seahawks, Sounders FC and First & Goal. He also has oversight of Century - Link Field and Event Center. In the past, he has handled special projects for the organization, including the construction of the club’s headquarters and development of the event center theater. From 2003- 05 Lopes led Corporate Partnerships for the Seahawks.

Prior to the Seahawks, he served seven years as general counsel for the Green Bay Packers from 1993-2000, adding the title of Assistant Vice President from 1998-99 and Vice President from 1999-2000, during which time, his duties primarily involved salary cap administration and player contract negotiations. In 2000, he left the Packers to serve on the original management team of StubHub. Prior to working for the Packers, he worked at the law firms Helsell, Fetterman, et. al. in Seattle and Cades, Schutte, et. al. in Honolulu.

A graduate from the University of Oregon School of Law in 1989, he obtained a bachelor’s degree from Linfield College in 1985. He played tight end on the 1982 and 1984 NAIA national championship Linfield College football teams. Lopes was born and raised in Winnemucca, Nevada. He and his wife, Susie, have six children and reside in Seattle.

Lance Lopes enters his 12th season with the Seahawks after joining the team March 16, 2001.

Lopes administers the legal affairs for the Seahawks, Sounders FC and First & Goal. He also has oversight of Century - Link Field and Event Center. In the past, he has handled special projects for the organization, including the construction of the club’s headquarters and development of the event center theater. From 2003- 05 Lopes led Corporate Partnerships for the Seahawks.

Prior to the Seahawks, he served seven years as general counsel for the Green Bay Packers from 1993-2000, adding the title of Assistant Vice President from 1998-99 and Vice President from 1999-2000, during which time, his duties primarily involved salary cap administration and player contract negotiations. In 2000, he left the Packers to serve on the original management team of StubHub. Prior to working for the Packers, he worked at the law firms Helsell, Fetterman, et. al. in Seattle and Cades, Schutte, et. al. in Honolulu.

A graduate from the University of Oregon School of Law in 1989, he obtained a bachelor’s degree from Linfield College in 1985. He played tight end on the 1982 and 1984 NAIA national championship Linfield College football teams. Lopes was born and raised in Winnemucca, Nevada. He and his wife, Susie, have six children and reside in Seattle.