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Executive Director of Legal Duties: Report to the Senior Executive Officer of the Legal and Compliance Division. Responsible for the management of the In-House Legal Department in its entirety. Coordinate with the Senior Executive Officer and outside counsel on all legal matters, will manage internal case management, and the delegation of assignments to In-House Associate Counsel and personnel. Responsible for rendering legal advice and services to all branches, entities, departments, and Senior Executive Officers with respect to legislation, regulatory practices, gaming operations, alcohol licensing, commercial ventures or other matters falling within the purview of all branches; Responsible for providing legal representation to the Nation in all requested and/or required legal and liability areas; Responsible for the overall supervision and management of the Legal Department; Responsible for all final personnel decision-making for the Legal Department; Responsible for the case management and assignment of all in-house matters and projects delegated to the specialized assigned attorney and/or legal team subordinates; Will be responsible for the submission and final approval of all budget proposals to the Legislative Branch on behalf of the In-house Legal Department, upon final approval of the Senior Executive Officer; of Legal and Compliance; Will be responsible for final approvals for all Legal Department’s account receivables and legal vendor billings; Work with the Department of Risk Management on the development and strategic planning from the legal and liability perspective to reduce risk. Will be the legal supervisor/advisor for the preparation, negotiation, review and advisory work pertaining to contracts, agreements, and other legal instruments of commercial ventures; Perform other duties as may be assigned.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: JD Degree and admitted to the Bar to practice in Oklahoma. 10+ years of experience in Law. Familiar with local, state and federal laws and regulations, legislative processes and regulatory agencies. Sound grasp of the legal issues and requirements of the tribe’s commercial ventures, such as licensing, acquisition and divestiture. Broad understanding of tribal law, sovereignty, and tribal court proceedings. Excellent communication skills. Effective presence to represent the tribe in all legal matters dealing effectively with attorneys, elected officials, regulators and other executives.
Job Req ID No. 106107
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