Associate Corporate Counsel

New York, NY

We’re reimagining sports and technology. 
DraftKings is bringing sports fans closer to the games they love and becoming an essential part of their experience in the process. An industry pioneer since our founding in 2012, we believe we can continue to define what it means to be a technology company in sports entertainment. We love what we do and we think you will too.   

Work with us as we invent an industry.
We’re growing rapidly and looking for an Associate Counsel to work primarily with the Corporate team to support the business development side of DraftKings’ business. Sound good to you? Join us.

What you’ll do as a Counsel:

  • Provide legal support on strategic transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures, and financing transactions.
  • Drafting/reviewing material agreements, assisting with due diligence and acquisition integration, and coordinating/overseeing the activities of outside counsel.
  • Assisting in subsidiary corporate governance matters -- formations, mergers, dissolutions, resolutions, annual reports and coordination with the Tax Department in annual compliance filings.
  • Coordinating with other internal functions to ensure compliance with the latest compliance laws, rules, and regulations; provide support to any compliance investigations and audits.
  • Revise and oversee ethics and compliance policies and procedures.
  • Assisting in corporate policy updates and implementation.

What skills you will use:

  • Ideally, you have 1 to 3 years of experience in drafting and negotiating complex corporate transaction agreements.
  • JD required and admission to the MA or NY bar (or eligible for MA or NY authorized in-house counsel).
  • You have the ability to manage tight deadlines and multiple complex projects simultaneously.
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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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.

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