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Senior Corporate Counsel

Date: Dec 16, 2018

Location: Las Vegas, NV, US

Company: IGT

Req #: 58648

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IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees.

Seeking a highly skilled and motivated professional to provide general commercial law support, with a focus on review, negotiation, and drafting a wide range of commercial agreements, including customer agreements, enterprise agreements, complex bid proposal responses, strategic alliance agreements, service agreements and software and technology agreements. The position will report to a Vice President & Deputy General Counsel and will be located in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with business teams, serving as lead counsel on strategic deals, providing day-to-day advice, resolving issues that arise in existing commercial relationships, and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries
  • Work in a fast-paced environment in collaboration with business partners, customers and other lawyers within the group
  • Draft, review, negotiate and interpret a wide variety of contracts and agreements, including contracts for the provision of gaming goods and services
  • Review, analyze and provide legal advice in connection with requests for proposals issued by government authorities for the provision of information technology goods and services
  • Identify legal risks, develop mitigation strategies and counsel internal clients with respect to legal risks and mitigation strategies
  • Research and analyze various legal questions and advise senior in-house counsel regarding the same

Requirements:

  • Minimum of five years of law firm or in-house experience
  • J.D. degree from an accredited law school and license to practice law by at least one state
  • Experience drafting and negotiating commercial contracts
  • Customer-oriented interpersonal skills, excellent business judgment and a proven ability to excel working with multiple clients in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work closely with, facilitate interactions within, and influence large cross-functional teams (including representatives from law, tax, accounting, regulatory, compliance, operations, human resources, real estate, treasury and communications)
  • Must be team-oriented and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a solution-oriented approach to legal issues
  • Self-motivated with outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to communicate complex concepts and issues effectively with all levels of management
  • Ability to multi-task and work quickly and collaboratively under tight deadlines to meet established deadlines
  • Ability to work independently while be able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

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IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.

In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.

IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.


Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas

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