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Legal Counsel - Employment Responsibilities: Provide advice and counseling on a broad spectrum of employment law issues, including recruiting, hiring, pay equity, inclusion and diversity, employee relations, performance management, leaves of absence and accommodations, wage and hour, workers compensation, unemployment, internal investigations, discipline and terminations, compensation and benefits, employment agreements, privacy, contingent workers, independent contractors, immigration, workplace safety and OSHA, 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. Handle employer registrations in states where required. Conduct 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. 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.

Qualifications: JD Degree. 5+ years of progressive responsibility and legal expertise in employment law. Excellent knowledge of federal and state employment laws and regulations (including ADA, ADEA, FMLA, CFRA, FLSA, etc.). Ability to demonstrate and adhere to highest standards of ethics and integrity. Substantive knowledge and understanding of legal strategies and principles; ability to analyze and apply legal principles and precedents to legal issues; ability to perform legal research, evaluate alternatives and make sound recommendations. Excellent research and writing skills; ability to prepare clear, concise and complete legal documents, reports, correspondence and other communications materials on complex legal issues; ability to communicate effectively in English, in both written and oral forms; ability to make effective public presentations. May be required to provide a writing sample. Ability to exercise initiative, independent judgment, and work with discretion. Ability to deal effectively with all business contacts, including key business partners, and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, internal clients, and external business partners. Sound judgment and superior decision-making, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills; ability to meet prescribed deadlines. Basic proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Outlook. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Self-motivated and self-directed and able to work without direct supervision on assigned projects and tasks. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Professional appearance and demeanor. Ability to travel as needed. Preferred: New Jersey and/or Nevada employment law experience. Gaming industry experience. Licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. state (with eligibility to practice as New Jersey in-house counsel if not already admitted to practice in New Jersey). Gaming license registration as required by applicable jurisdictions.
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