Senior Legal Counsel, Corporate Governance and Compliance

Canton, OH, USA

Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company

About the Role

Job Summary:

The Senior Legal Counsel, Corporate Governance and Compliance at Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls (the “Destination”), part of the publicly traded Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (the “Company” / NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW), will support the Company on a wide range of corporate governance and compliance matters, including assistance with the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), preparation for Board of Directors meetings, financial transactions, and various enterprise compliance programs. This position will report directly to our General Counsel at the Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company.

Primary Responsibilities:

This position will be responsible for duties as assigned by the General Counsel. The Senior Legal Counsel, Corporate Governance and Compliance will:
Assist with the preparation and review of the Company’s SEC filings, including periodic reports, current reports, proxy statements, Section 16 filings, securities offerings, and other related filings.
Provide support to the Board of Directors and its Committees in the areas of public disclosures, applicable law, corporate governance and policies, oversight responsibilities, executive compensation and other public company obligations and best practices.
Assist with the drafting and filing of the Company’s annual proxy statement and advise on the Company’s annual report and shareholder meeting.
Provide legal support and guidance with respect to executive compensation, as well as equity plan administration and trading windows.
Provide legal support to the Corporate Secretary, including the drafting, preparation and review of Board of Directors and Committee meeting materials and minutes.
Collaborate and provide legal guidance on external communications such as earnings releases, press releases, investor presentations and marketing materials, and the Company’s website.
Provide legal support for the maintenance of the Company’s subsidiaries and for corporate transactions, including debt or equity transactions undertaken by the Company.
Partner with Information Technology and other areas of the business to help ensure compliance with data privacy and consumer protection laws and regulations, and adherence to the Company’s records retention program.
Monitor and maintain awareness of pending regulations and developments that are relevant to the Company, particularly relating to corporate governance and public company matters, as well as evolving areas of the Company’s business.
Review company policies and practices on a regular basis to ensure that all are in compliance with required laws and regulations.
Recommend corporate policies and strategies that promote the Company’s goals while complying with laws and regulations.
Plan and conduct complex legal assignments, necessitating ability to evaluate matters that may have a major bearing on the conduct of the Company's business.
Contribute with analysis, research, identification, and communication of key legal and regulatory issues that could promote or harm the Company’s business initiatives and develop pragmatic mitigation strategies.
Provide legal support for other commercial contract review, as requested by the General Counsel.

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About the Company

As a world-class resort and sports entertainment company, we do what no other company can through our unique brand partnerships and direct access to exclusive content. By doing this, we create exceptional experiences across multiple platforms that honor the past and inspire the future.With this unwavering purpose, we strive to maximize shareholder value and pursue excellence.