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Associate General Counsel (Employment)

Jersey City, NJ, USA


About the Role

About the Role:
BetMGM is seeking a seasoned Employment Counsel to advise and counsel on a broad spectrum of employment law issues. As a fast-paced, multi-state employer; BetMGM is well positioned to offer an exciting and challenging opportunity.

Provide advice and counseling on a broad spectrum of employment law issues, including recruiting, hiring, pay equity, diversity, equity and inclusion, employee relations, performance management, leaves of absence and accommodations, wage and hour, payroll, workers’ compensation, unemployment, internal investigations, discipline and terminations, compensation and benefits, employment agreements, privacy, contingent workers, independent contractors, immigration, workplace safety and OSHA, restrictive covenants, company employer registrations in various states, and remote work legal considerations.
Review company policies and practices for compliance with applicable laws and monitor changes in laws.
Conduct and/or supervise investigations and write investigative reports.
Support drafting of employment policies and procedures, employment related agreements, consulting agreements and templates.
Investigate and respond to claims, demand letters, administrative complaints, audits, and other employment related inquiries.
Manage employment litigation.
Conduct audits, employment classification reviews, and support other compliance efforts.
Perform due diligence and advise on employment aspects of transactional matters.
Inspire confidence in business clients by consistently providing well-reasoned legal advice and practical solutions to complex issues.
Exhibit a strong work ethic and take ownership of complex projects with minimal supervision while demonstrating sound judgment and superior decision-making, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills; meet prescribed deadlines.
Demonstrate leadership and team-working skills in support of a collaborative environment.
Exhibit utmost professionalism in all settings; capable of deploying strong advocacy skills in a tactful and effective manner while maintaining complete credibility with all stakeholders.
Consistently produce excellent work product.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, internal clients, and external business partners.
Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and demonstrate the utmost integrity in all settings.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the Chief Legal Officer.


About the Company

We are BetMGM. We are revolutionizing sports betting and online gaming in the United States. We are a partnership between two powerhouse organizations—MGM Resorts International and Entain Group. You know our name through our exciting portfolio of brands including BetMGM Sportsbook, Borgata online, Party Casino and Party Poker. We aim to bring our ideas into action and find ways to deliver the best quality in gaming platforms.

We understand that each card in the deck plays a unique role in any given hand, just as our employees each play a unique role in accomplishing our goals as a company. We strive to create a culture of empathy where our employees feel valued, heard, and comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work. We want to build a product and a workplace that reflect the communities we serve so we approach our work fearlessly, take responsibility when we get it wrong, and ante-up again. We play to win, and we are all-in together.

We were recognized as one of Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work”.

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