The Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced the appointment of Suzanne Spellacy as general counsel.

Spellacy will also serve as general counsel for the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx.

In this role, Spellacy will oversee areas related to and involving risk management, employment law, contract negotiations, dispute resolution, and league rules and regulations.

Her career includes 19 years at Taylor Corp., where her responsibilities included providing legal advice to the Timberwolves and Lynx franchises. Previously, she was a shareholder with law firm Winthrop & Weinstine. Most recently, she served as general counsel and corporate secretary for Jack Link’s.