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Senior Legal Counsel, Commercial Contracts

Jersey City, NJ, USA


About the Role

Reviews, drafts and negotiates key, high value commercial contracts and provides strategic and proactive legal advice to business clients, including with respect to market access agreements, strategic partnership agreements, sponsorship agreements, and affiliate agreements
Adopts a collaborative business-partnering approach to lead negotiations with partners, suppliers, and affiliates across different functions with respect to a wide range of commercial contracts, including marketing, technology, data, and intellectual property contracts
Drafts, maintains, and updates commercial contract template library and repository system, including agreements for licensing, SaaS, master service agreements, and professional service agreements
Proactively identifies and advises on legal issues arising from potential or existing commercial relationships
Assesses risk and uses sound business and legal judgment to make decisions, negotiate deals, and determine priorities to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Inspires confidence in business clients by consistently providing well-reasoned legal advice and practical solutions to complex issues
Exhibits a strong work ethic and takes ownership of complex projects with minimal supervision while demonstrating sound judgment and superior decision-making, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills; meets prescribed deadlines
Demonstrates leadership and team-working skills in support of a collaborative environment
Exhibits utmost professionalism in all settings; is capable of deploying strong advocacy skills in a tactful and effective manner
Consistently produces excellent work product
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with co-workers, internal clients, and external business partners
Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information and demonstrates the utmost integrity in all settings
Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the Deputy General Counsel, which may include support with gaming regulatory, privacy, marketing compliance or corporate record matters
Coordinates cross-functional legal input by working closely with other attorneys in the legal department


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.

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