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Senior Corporate Counsel

THE STRATEGY BEHIND THE GAME.

We’re looking for an attorney to work primarily with the commercial team to support our business. In this role, you’ll be providing legal support as well as coordinating with other internal functions to ensure our business aligns in compliance with all laws, rules, and regulations. You’ll collaborate with the business in ideating, reviewing, and approving all promotional marketing assets and work to anticipate risks and issues relating to them. Sound good to you? Join us.

What you'll do as a Senior Corporate Counsel:

  • Gain deep knowledge and understanding of daily fantasy sports, sports betting, and iGaming laws and regulations.

  • Liaise between business units and regulators related to all promotions across all product verticals and evaluate and resolve any marketing and promotional offer issues.

  • Provide support to the marketing, product, and compliance teams on the interpretation of regulatory requirements.

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

  • Advise clients on advertising materials and commercial messaging to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and voluntary industry guidelines.

  • Work on other projects, which may include funding-related activities, legal research, and help with our intellectual property program.

  • Manage and direct outside law firms where necessary.

What you'll bring:

  • At least 6-8 years of legal experience – preferably a combination of in-house and law firm experience.

  • Must have interest in and knowledge of domestic and international laws and regulations governing consumer protection, intellectual property law (e.g., copyright and trademark), advertising and marketing law, and social media legal issues.

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

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

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills, with strong attention to detail and organization.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an aptitude for working cross-functionally

  • Organization and focus in prioritizing and managing multiple projects at once

  • Ability to collaborate with all personality types, including Marketing, Product, Creative, Operations across all levels of the organization

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


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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