Litigation Attorney

Boston, MA

DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) is a digital sports entertainment and gaming company. It’s simple, at DraftKings, we believe life’s more alive with skin in the game. For that reason, we’re committed to responsibly creating the world’s favorite games and betting experiences. Headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices around the globe, we believe we can continue to define what it means to be a technology company in sports entertainment. We love what we do, and think you will too.

The strategy behind the game.
We’re growing rapidly and are searching for a Litigation Attorney to support a wide range of functions, including commercial litigation, consumer class action defense, employment law, IP law (patents, trademarks and right of publicity), advertising, trade secret and regulatory action, and more. When you join us, you’ll play a key role in developing and driving strong defense strategies from the inception of a case through the trial. Sound good to you? Join us.

What you will do as Litigation Attorney:

  • You will manage all phases of pre-litigation and litigation; draft and edit motions, pleadings, and other documents filed in court; draft and respond to demand letters; conduct internal investigations and fact gathering; handle all elements of pre-trial discovery; respond to third-party document requests.
  • Attend motions, mediations, arbitrations, and trials.
  • Identify potential litigation or regulatory risk and counsel our organization to minimize exposure.
  • Review, edit, and draft legal documents.
  • Manage outside counsel and legal invoices.
  • Distill complex legal issues and provide concise, articulate summaries.
  • Perform legal research on a vast array of legal issues.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with senior leadership on a variety of legal matters.
  • Some knowledge of laws impacting fantasy sports and regulated gaming is preferred.

What skills you will use:

  • Ideally, you have a minimum of 6 years practicing law.
  • You have at least 4 years of experience at an AM100 law firm and/or in-house at a company.
  • You have a Juris Doctorate and strong academic credentials.
  • You’re an active member in good standing with the Massachusetts Bar or you have the ability to be admitted as in-house counsel in Massachusetts.
  • You have experience with employee restrictive covenants (NDA, non-compete, non-solicitation and assignment of inventions provisions), employee terminations, performance management, investigations, accommodations, reorganizations, and other employment-related matters.
  • You have a strong work ethic, a sense of accountability, and impeccable integrity.
  • You have the ability to handle multiple projects at one time.
  • You thrive working both independently and as part of a cross-functional team.
  • Experience in patent, trademark, and copyright law, as well as privacy and securities law is a plus.

Who are we a good fit for?
We love working with talented people but more than that, we seek out compassionate co-workers with a collaborative spirit. Our work moves quickly and we’re great at coming together to find creative solutions to some of tech’s most interesting problems. If that sounds good to you, join us.

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As a technology company at our core, DraftKings believes that the best innovation comes from diverse perspectives, thoughts, beliefs, ideas, and experiences. We consistently push boundaries and challenge the conventional to ensure our culture and products reflect the expectations of our employees, and the customers we serve.

We’re proud to believe that your gender, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability should have nothing to do with our hiring practices. We’ll never discriminate against anyone’s background or creed. If you’re good at what you do, we want you to do it at DraftKings.

You may be required to become licensed through applicable regulatory agencies.

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