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Corporate Counsel, Gaming

Be the strategy behind the game.

We’re searching for a Corporate Counsel who will join a growing team of legal professionals to provide best-in-class counsel and support to internal stakeholders. In this role, you will be a member of the Gaming and Regulatory group and provide legal counsel to all regulatory matters surrounding our gaming products.  The Corporate Counsel must have outstanding core legal skills, balanced business and legal judgment, and a commitment to the growth and success of DraftKings.  Sound good to you? Join us. 

What you’ll do as a Corporate Counsel:

  • Work with various business units on regulatory and legal issues surrounding the company’s licensed and regulated product offerings.

  • Provide support to our Compliance Team on interpreting regulatory and licensing guidelines.

  • Work with outside regulators to anticipate and resolve any disputes concerning how regulations apply to the company’s product offerings and business operations.

  • Regularly evaluate the user-facing aspects of the company’s product offerings in light of legal and regulatory requirements.

  • Regularly evaluate and guide response to legal and regulatory issues surrounding customer communications.

  • Coordinate cross-functional legal input by working closely with other attorneys on your team.

  • Manage and direct outside law firms where necessary.

What you’ll bring:   

  • 3+ years of legal experience at a law firm, in-house, or working for a state or federal regulatory or enforcement body.

  • Knowledge of the gaming law industry is required.

  • Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited institution with excellent academic credentials.

  • Genuine desire to learn and adapt to an in-house legal environment in a technology-driven growth stage company.

  • Team player with excellent business and legal judgment and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced work environment.

  • Outstanding written and oral skills with strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated experience managing and negotiating high-stakes, nuanced matters.

  • Prior experience managing legal professionals is preferred.

This position can sit in either Boston, MA or remote; however, this work is to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.


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. 

We are DraftKings.

We’re inspired by our shared passion for developing creative solutions to complex challenges and empowering the people around us to do their best work. We are industry leaders in the digital entertainment and technology space propelled by constant curiosity and diverse perspectives.

Our teams are fueled by innovation. We are looking ahead, building what’s next, and continuously reinventing the industry. We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston, with teams around the world and an expanding global presence.

Join Us!

We strive to create a place where all feel safe, empowered, engaged, championed, and inspired. DraftKings is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability.

Ready to build what’s next? Apply now.

As a regulated gaming company, you may be required to obtain a gaming license issued by the appropriate state agency as a condition of employment.

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