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Corporate Counsel

Company: Delaware North Companies
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

The Opportunity

Delaware North is searching for a Corporate Counsel to join our in-house Legal team providing support to Senior Counsel. In this in-house role, you will complete assigned projects and legal work independently, seeking input from Senior Counsel where appropriate. Our Senior Counsel will confidently delegate work to you and you'll use your combined skills in corporate law and sound business acumen to support their work and receive high level review and guidance in return. This is an exciting opportunity to join a talented team of legal professionals who make a valuable impact to Delaware North.


  • Works with unit management, functional management, and subject matter experts by providing legal advice and service through skills in corporate law coupled with sound business acumen.
  • Spots issues, sees risks, and develops strategies to add value while mitigating risk.
  • Completes assigned projects and legal work independently, seeking input from senior attorneys where appropriate.
  • Follows standards and processes outlined by the organization and legal department to maintain budget and expense regulations.
  • Work product and ability to influence internal clients contributes to ensure compliance with laws, policies, and regulations.
  • Conducts legal research on multiple legal topics for a diverse set of businesses.
  • Serves as a role model for junior attorneys and contributes to effective collaboration within the team to drive outstanding client service.
  • Drives common understanding of business processes and expectations to ensure success.
  • Functions effectively as an individual contributor and in a team environment. Clarifies a common understanding of business processes and expectations to ensure success.
  • Serves as a trusted colleagues able to support decision making and sustainability of legal policy and regulatory decisions.
  • Collaborates with legal and business associates to assure high quality work product.


  • Law degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to NY Bar preferred with a minimum of 5 years' corporate commercial legal experience as in-house counsel or large law firm environment.
  • Intellectual curiosity, skilled at creative problem solving, and able to analyze complex situations and data and understand next steps, risks, and impacts.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to manage schedules and priorities effectively.
  • Collaborative and team oriented.
  • Excellent understanding of basic business and personal computing technology, proficient with all Microsoft Office Products
  • Experience in contracts and negotiation, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and working within corporate organizations (including formation and governance of JVs, LLCs) is preferred.

Who We Are

At Delaware North, you'll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Whether it's in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants, there's no telling where your career can ultimately take you. We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. If you have drive and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision and grow with us.

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Delaware North Companies, Buffalo , Corporate Counsel, Other , Buffalo, New York

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