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General Counsel

Company: Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise
Location: Flagstaff
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Career Opportunities with Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise A great place to work. Current job opportunities are posted here as they become available. Subscribe to our RSS feeds to receive instant updates as new positions become available. Under the general direction of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the General Counsel (GC) serves as the chief legal advisor to Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise ("NNGE"). The GC is responsible for directing, managing, and monitoring all legal matters and services for NNGE to ensure maximum protection of its legal rights and to ensure its operations comply with applicable law. Provides legal direction and advice to NNGE management on matters related to casino and business-related operations. Responsible for overseeing the negotiation and consummation of major vendor and commercial contracts. Provides strategic guidance, consultation, and support to senior management and the NNGE Board of Directors (BOD) on a comprehensive range of complex legal and associated issues involved in implementing the strategic mission, goals, and objectives of NNGE and all of its entities in accordance with applicable Navajo Nation, state, and federal gaming regulations. Minimum Qualifications: Juris Doctorate from an American Bar Association accredited law school with a minimum of ten (10) years of legal experience working with Tribal Government(s) on a variety of complex legal issues and experience in negotiating commercial transactions in a corporate or law firm setting. Must be admitted to the Navajo Nation Bar or gain admission within six (6) months of employment. Tribal gaming experience preferred. Licensed to practice law in the State of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, or Utah. Must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license. Must meet all knowledge, skills, and abilities requirements. No felony, theft, or stealing convictions. Must be able to successfully pass pre-employment drug/alcohol screening, criminal and character background investigations, and obtain and maintain applicable gaming licenses. Navajo preference in accordance with the Navajo Preference in Employment Act.

Keywords: Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise, Flagstaff , General Counsel, Legal , Flagstaff, Arizona

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