General Counsel

Jackpocket is seeking an experienced General Counsel to oversee regulatory and compliance matters for the company. This person will be responsible for working with both internal teams and external stakeholders to ensure Jackpocket meets individual state compliance and regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and manage internal processes to meet compliance standards
  • Work with 3rd party auditors to ensure ongoing compliance
  • Liaise with state lottery personnel to define and meet required standards
  • Test and advise product meets legal requirements
  • Build working relationships with existing attorneys to draft, modify and perfect regulation and legislation to position Jackpocket to ensure we are legal, compliant, and successful
  • Responsible for all internal and external contract negotiations
  • Work with patent lawyers on filing intellectual property

Must haves:

  • JD from top-tier law school
  • 5+ years practicing law
  • Experience at a software company
  • Experience in a compliance / legal role

Desirables:

  • Experience in gaming law
  • Experience in other regulated markets
  • Has worked at a startup
  • Large company and small company experience
  • Experience in intellectual property