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Associate Corporate Counsel - Labor & Employment

Posted Nov 12
Full Time
On Site
Boston, Massachusetts


We’re defining what it means to build and deliver the most extraordinary sports and entertainment experiences. Our global team is trailblazing new markets, developing cutting-edge products, and shaping the future of responsible gaming.

Here, “impossible” isn’t part of our vocabulary. You’ll face some of the toughest but most rewarding challenges of your career. They’re worth it. Channeling your inner grit will accelerate your growth, help us win as a team, and create unforgettable moments for our customers.


We’re searching for an Associate Corporate Counsel, Labor & Employment, who will be part of a growing team of legal professionals to provide best-in-class counsel and support to internal stakeholders. In this role, you will provide legal counsel on employment matters to all lines of the business, including day to day HR matters and employment litigation. You should have outstanding core legal skills, balanced business and legal judgment, and a commitment to the growth and success of DraftKings.


  • Advise the business regarding requirements of US and international employment laws, rules and regulations, as well as industry standards.

  • Partner with and provide legal guidance to colleagues on the People Team and other key business partners regarding all substantive employment law areas, including strategies for performance management, internal investigations, leave administration, and employee relations issues.

  • Lead employee-facing projects, including process reviews, policy creation and implementation, drafting global offer letters and employment agreements, and creating and delivering training programs.

  • Advise on personnel issues associated with corporate acquisitions, including expanding into new markets, post-acquisition integration, and onboarding.

  • Monitor regulations, legislative updates, and government oversight actions in multiple jurisdictions relating to employment issues and provide proactive, strategic advice and solutions to business stakeholders.

  • Provide legal support to DraftKings' inclusion, equity, and belonging efforts.

  • Coordinate cross-functional legal input by working closely with other attorneys on your team.


  • At least three years of legal experience at a law firm or in-house focused on employment law.

  • Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited institution with excellent academic credentials.

  • Active state bar license with admission to practice in Massachusetts preferred.

  • Expertise in US employment laws that allow you to provide practical advice balancing legal risks with business objectives.

  • Genuine desire to learn and adapt to an in-house legal environment in a technology-driven growth stage company.

  • Team player with excellent business and legal judgment and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced work environment.

  • Outstanding written and oral skills with strong attention to detail and organizational skills.


We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston. As a regulated gaming company, you may be required to obtain a gaming license issued by the appropriate state agency as a condition of employment. Don’t worry, we’ll guide you through the process if this is relevant to your role.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $128,000.00 - $192,000.00, plus bonus, equity, and benefits as applicable. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range and how that was determined during the hiring process.