Legal Associate Counsel

6131 Telegraph Rd, Commerce, CA 90040, USA Req #2367
Monday, July 12, 2021
Commerce Casino is the world’s largest card casino offering more than 200 tables. Established in 1983, the casino values its staff of over 2,500 employees and is proud to be known as “Where the World Comes to Play.” Commerce Casino offers a comprehensive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, life, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), vacation time, and much more!


The Associate Counsel provides support to the General Counsel and various Casino departments on multiple aspects of the business including commercial contracting, privacy and compliance, and related issues. The Associate Counsel plays a meaningful role in the growth and continuous improvement of the legal team and processes. The Associate Counsel collaborates with senior leadership in the pursuit of developing simple solutions to complex issues. 


Support Commerce Casino’s operational organization by providing sound and reasonable legal advice;

Draft, revise, review and negotiate commercial contracts related to vendor services, sponsorship, consulting, marketing, licensing, technology, privacy, cybersecurity, facility/building leases, NDAs and other agreements;

Draft and update model standard templates and clauses;

Draft and review other commercial contracts, including licensing and supply chain;

Partner with commercial real estate management to draft, review and revise commercial real estate and tenant contracts;

Provide support to the legal department and executive team with suggestions and advice that support the Casino;

Collaborate with executive and senior team members to provide advice and professional guidance on risks and suitability of contracts toward the attainment of departmental and company goals;

Support the development of internal policies and guidelines for contract management; conduct and evaluate risk assessments for existing and new contracts, analyze results and make recommendations to ensure compliance with laws and internal standards;

Manage the implementation of updated contract life-cycle management within the legal department and throughout the company;

Coordinate with IT and executive team to plan and execute on privacy initiatives; conduct research and provide advice and guidance on existing and emerging privacy laws and regulations;

Provide support as necessary to other functions of the Legal Department, such as privacy/cybersecurity, policies and procedures, document retention, claims, litigation, compliance, and special projects, as assigned by the General Counsel.


Minimum of 10 years of legal experience.

Law degree from accredited legal program and member of the California bar in good standing.

Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment in knowing when and how to raise issues to the appropriate level and propose solutions.

Outstanding writing, editing, negotiation and analytical skills; strong organizational abilities and ability to work in a fast-paced, agile environment, with a wide variety of legal issues.

Excellent communication skills, ability to build positive relationships across a wide variety of departments and levels.

Ability to dive into details, understand business processes, and document procedures, policies and guidelines.

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  • 6131 Telegraph Rd, Commerce, CA 90040, USA