Counsel, Sports Betting & Compliance at Major League Baseball

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MAJOR PURPOSES

Responsible for supporting MLB’s legal and policy efforts related to sports betting; supporting MLB’s compliance programs; and assisting with other legal matters as needed.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support MLB’s legal and policy efforts related to sports betting
    • Represent MLB’s interests in the legislative and rule making processes at the state and federal level through in-person meetings with legislators and regulators
    • Ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations related to sports betting
    • Assist efforts to monitor and identify suspicious betting activity
    • Assist in development of MLB’s internal policies and educational programming
    • Train and update MLB and Club personnel on sports betting policies and legal developments
    • Investigate allegations of violations of MLB policies related to sports betting
  • Support MLB’s compliance programs
    • Enforce MLB’s existing compliance policies and work to develop new policies
    • Educate and train MLB personnel and third-party vendors regarding MLB compliance programs
    • Oversee disclosures and certifications related to MLB compliance policies
    • Track and respond to new matters as reported through MLB’s reporting tools
    • In coordination with other MLB departments, investigate allegations of violations of MLB compliance policies
  • Provide additional legal support for MLB’s security efforts as needed
  • Testify in internal and external hearings in support of MLB
  • Perform related duties as required

REQUIREMENTS

  • J.D. and a minimum of 3 years’ legal experience required
  • Strong oral and written communication (including editing) skills
  • Professional demeanor, organized, and detail-oriented
  • Ability to manage deliverables with time-sensitive deadlines
  • This position is based in New York City but will require significant travel.
  • Experience drafting corporate policies and submissions to regulatory bodies is preferred
  • Fluency in Spanish is preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office required and advanced knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel preferred
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • SpringFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

Located in midtown west Manhattan across from Radio City Music Hall provides easy commuter access. Great restaurants in heart of NYC, let's go!

What are Major League Baseball Perks + Benefits

Major League Baseball Benefits Overview

We know that our employees' performance is directly related the environment that they're in. That's why at MLB, we provide exceptional Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage - premiums 100 percent employer covered - so you can focus on being your best.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Vision plan has only a $10 co-pay for annual eye exams and maximum out of pocket cost of $25 for glasses and/or contact lens.
Health Insurance Benefits
Health insurance policy covers 100% of premiums, with no deductible and minimum co-pays when in-network.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 3 times an employee's annual salary. Premiums 100% employer covered.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Automatic annual employer contribution to 401(k)!
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
We often sponsor family oriented events!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
We typically host company outings Quarterly.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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