Employment Counsel Manager

Location:New York


FanDuel Group (“FanDuel") is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media.

FanDuel has a presence across all 50 states with approximately 17 million customers and 28 retail locations. FanDuel is based in New York with offices in New Jersey , Georgia, California, Oregon, Canada and Scotland.

Its networks FanDuel TV and FanDuel+ are broadly distributed on linear cable television and through its relationships with leading direct-to-consumer over-the-top platforms.

FanDuel Group is a subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment plc, the world's largest sports betting and gaming operator with a portfolio of globally recognized brands and traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: FLUT).


At FanDuel, we give fans a new and innovative way to interact with their favorite games, sports and teams. We’re dedicated to building a winning team and we pride ourselves on being able to make every moment mean more, especially when it comes to your career. So, what does “winning” look like at FanDuel? It’s recognition for your hard-earned results, a culture that brings out your best work—and a roster full of talented coworkers. Make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means we’ll never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From creatives professionals to cutting edge technology innovators, FanDuel offers a wide range of career opportunities, best in class benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. At FanDuel, our principle of “We Are One Team” runs through all our offices across the globe, and you can expect to be a part of an exciting company with many opportunities to grow and be successful.

Our roster has an opening with your name on it

We are looking to add an In-House Counsel to our legal team with a minimum of 3 years of experience working at a nationally-recognized law firm or in-house at an internet/technology company to provide legal support for all labor and employment matters involving FanDuel. Reporting to the Labor and Employment Counsel Director, this position will work with many of FanDuel’s business teams.

Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Provide legal guidance to colleagues in Human Resources and other key business partners regarding all substantive employment law areas as directed by the Director – Labor and Employment.
  • Assist with providing employment legal advice in a broad range of employment related matters, including employee relations, leaves and accommodations wage and hour, immigration, and protective covenants.
  • Draft and counsel on employment-related documents, including contracts, offer letters, agreements and policies.
  • Keep abreast of and address compliance and issues of interpretation under federal, state and local employment laws including the Age Discrimination In Employment Act, Older Workers Benefit Protection Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, ACA, and Paid Leave.
  • Assist with employment law-related projects, including process reviews, new policy creation and implementation, and creation and delivery of training programs.
  • Provide support on employment-related pre-litigation and litigation Oversee outside counsel as needed. Pitch in as needed on non-employment related litigation matters.
  • Monitor legislation, regulations, case law, and government oversight activities relating to employment issues and provide proactive, strategic advice to the relevant partners.
  • Provide legal support for FanDuel's diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Maintain and keep up-to-date expert knowledge of employment laws, regulations, pending legislation and efforts.
  • Build close relationships with personnel at supported business business operations.
  • Provide sound business judgment, confidence, a sense of ownership, drive, comfort making tough calls where the answer is not clear, and an aptitude to learn quickly the nuances of the internet, technology and media businesses.

What we're looking for in our next teammate

  • JD from a top tier law school.
  • Minimum of 3 years of labor and employment experience at a nationally-recognized law firm or internet/technology company.
  • Experience providing employment legal advice and litigating employment matters.
  • Passion to work hard in a fast-paced, start-up environment.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal).
  • Detail-oriented, organized, efficient and resourceful.
  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends, holidays if necessary.
  • Knowledge of sports and/or experience working within a heavily regulated industry is a plus.
  • Don’t check all the boxes? That’s okay! We encourage you to still apply if you feel like you possess an adjacent skillet and are interested in learning more about this position.

We treat our team right

From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance and paid leave policies, we’re committed to making sure our employees get as much out of FanDuel as we ask them to give. Competitive compensation is just the beginning. As part of our team, you can expect:

  • An exciting and fun environment committed to driving real growth
  • Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
  • Mentorship and professional development resources to help you refine your game
  • Be well, save well and live well - with FanDuel Total Rewards your benefits are one highlight reel after another 

FanDuel is an equal opportunities employer and we believe, as one of our principal states, “We Are One Team!”  We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, Veteran status, or another other characteristic protected by state, local or federal law. We believe FanDuel is strongest and best able to compete if all employees feel valued, respected, and included.  We want our team to include diverse individuals because diversity of thought, diversity of perspectives, and diversity of experiences leads to better performance.  Having a diverse and inclusive workforce is a core value that we believe makes FanDuel stronger and more competitive as One Team!

The applicable salary range for this position is $141,000 - $165,000, which is dependent on a variety of factors including relevant experience, location, business needs and market demand. This role may offer the following benefits: medical, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; disability insurance; a 401(k) matching program; among other employee benefits. This role may also be eligible for short-term or long-term incentive compensation, including, but not limited to, cash bonuses and stock program participation. 

This role includes flexible time off (including unlimited paid time off for full-time employees) and 14 paid company holidays. FanDuel offers paid sick time in accordance with all applicable state and federal laws.