Senior Counsel - Commercial Contracts

Franklin, Tennessee, Las Vegas, Nevada
Full time
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The Senior Counsel will report to the Assistant General Counsel and is responsible for assisting the Aristocrat legal team with providing legal support for all aspects of commercial contracts and related transactional work for Aristocrat Gaming. Aristocrat Gaming is the land-based real money gaming division of Aristocrat.

The successful individual will provide best-in-class legal services efficiently, timely, and in a cost-effective manner by anticipating, addressing, and creatively resolving legal issues and providing counsel in a manner that optimizes business results. The position is a hybrid role that will be based in either Franklin, TN or Las Vegas, NV. The successful individual must be located within an hour’s drive to either location.

What You'll Do

  • Serve as a legal partner for the Aristocrat Gaming business as directed by the supervising attorney.

  • Provide support for wide-ranging general commercial matters, including logistics, supply chain, real property, technology provider relationships, and additional commercial matters as assigned.

  • Provide accurate and timely legal services to business partners, including analyzing, researching, reviewing, interpretation, dispute resolution, drafting, and negotiating.

  • Lead or assist with the assessment of proposed transactions and the development of deal structures to minimize legal and business risks.

  • Interpret and advise applicable business units concerning relevant laws and regulations.

  • Promote seamless teamwork and become an essential strategic partner to the business by aiding in their strategic goals and objectives, making internal customer experience a competitive advantage.

  • Create and deliver cross-channel educational presentations and tools about relevant legal issues.

  • Work on special projects where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

  • Support and role model the Legal Team’s Drive to Thrive strategy.

  • Deliver timely and solution-focused legal services while managing cash flow and achieving budget targets.

  • Operate as a sustainability champion by providing advice and counsel to our business clients and ensuring that all initiatives meet legal requirements and advance our reputation.

  • Manage external counsel resources.

  • Champion a commitment to honesty, integrity, and responsible corporate behavior by fostering a compliance culture within the organization where employees feel comfortable reporting potential violations or misconduct.

  • Consistently demonstrate a commitment to the values of the Legal Team.

  • Consistently demonstrate a commitment to developing the core competencies of leading self, leading others, leading the business, leading the management of risk & compliance, and leading for the future.

What We're Looking For

  • A Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and a member in good standing with a State Bar.

  • Seven (7) years minimum experience as a commercial attorney either with a law firm, corporation, or both.

  • Experience with logistics, supply chain, real estate, technology contracts, and general commercial contracts preferred.

  • Experience with both USA and international contracts preferred.

  • Ability to work autonomously as well as cross-functionally with other teams and to influence and build effective working relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to manage competing priorities, simultaneously drive numerous projects, identify, and resolve business issues, and earn the confidence of executive business partners.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, drafting and negotiation skills.

  • Exceptional business judgment and analytical skills.

  • Experience handling all aspects of commercial contracts.

  • Comfort and familiarity with existing and emerging technology.

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, metric-driven environment and adapt quickly to changing priorities.

  • Ability to uphold and demonstrate the highest level of integrity in all situations and recognize standards required by a regulated business.

  • This role can sit in our Las Vegas, NV or Franklin, TN location.

Why Aristocrat?

Aristocrat is a world leader in gaming content and technology, and a top-tier publisher of free-to-play mobile games. We deliver great performance for our B2B customers and bring joy to the lives of the millions of people who love to play our casino and mobile games. And while we focus on fun, we never forget our responsibilities. We strive to lead the way in responsible gameplay, and to lift the bar in company governance, employee wellbeing and sustainability. We’re a diverse business united by shared values and an inspiring mission to bring joy to life through the power of play.

We aim to create an environment where individual differences are valued, and all employees have the opportunity to realize their potential. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, cultural background, disability status or LGBTQ+ identity. We offer a range of flexible working options through all.flex, our flexible hybrid work model and invite you to have a conversation with us about flexible working. EEO M/F/D/V

  • World Leader in Gaming Entertainment

  • Robust benefits package

  • Global career opportunities

Our Values

  • All about the Player

  • Talent Unleashed

  • Collective Brilliance

  • Good Business Good Citizen

The US based roles may require registration with the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) and/or other gaming jurisdictions in which we operate.

Travel Expectations

Up to 25%

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Our goal is to pay a market competitive salary focusing near the median of our pay ranges. However, final offers for all positions will be based on several factors such as experience level, education, skills, work location, and internal pay equity.