Labor & Employment Counsel

New York, Atlanta, or Los Angeles

FanDuel

About the Role

THE POSITION
Our roster has an opening with your name on it

We are looking to add an In-House Counsel to our legal team with 7+ years of experience working at a nationally-recognized law firm or in-house to provide labor and employment legal advice, oversee the drafting and implementation of employee related policies and procedures, and develop an effective framework to enable FanDuel to remain compliant with all applicable labor and employment laws and regulations. Reporting to the Vice President – Legal & Business Affairs, this position will support many of FanDuel’s business teams.


THE GAME PLAN
Everyone on our team has a part to play

Partner with and provide legal guidance to colleagues in Human Resources and other key business partners regarding all substantive employment law areas.
Assist with providing employment legal advice in a broad range of employment related matters and projects.
Draft and counsel on employment-related documents, including contracts, offer letters, agreements and policies.
Provide advice and develop strategy with senior leadership on company-wide initiatives affecting employees.
Keep abreast of and address compliance and issues of interpretation under federal, state and local employment laws including the Age Discrimination In Employment Act, Older Workers Benefit Protection Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, ACA, and Paid Leave.
Lead employment law-related projects, including process reviews, new policy creation and implementation, and creation and delivery of training programs.
Handle and/or provide support on employment-related pre-litigation and litigation matters. Oversee outside counsel as needed.
Monitor legislation, regulations, case law, and government oversight activities relating to employment issues and provide proactive, strategic advice to the relevant partners.
Counsel key partners concerning employment-related matters in new markets.
Provide legal support for FanDuel's diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.
Maintain and keep up-to-date expert knowledge of employment laws, regulations, pending legislation and practices.
Build close relationships with personnel at supported business operations.
Provide sound business judgment, confidence, a sense of ownership, drive, comfort making tough calls where the answer is not clear, and an aptitude to learn quickly the nuances of the internet, technology and media businesses.

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About the Company

FanDuel Group is a world-class team of brands and products all built with one goal in mind — to give fans new and innovative ways to interact with their favorite games, sports, teams, and leagues. That’s no easy task, which is why we’re so dedicated to building a winning team. And make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means we’ll never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance and paid leave policies, we’re committed to making sure our employees get as much out of FanDuel as we ask them to give.