Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Corporate Counsel, M&A and Securities

Location US-PA-Wyomissing
Job ID
Casino Property
Penn National Gaming, Inc.
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Legal/Risk Management/Compliance




Don’t just work. Work Happy.


A career in gaming? At Penn National Gaming we think you’ll enjoy an exciting industry, fast-paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.


An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Serves as the primary point of contact for all General Managers and property executives and corporate level functions on all legal issues except human resources/labor unions, litigation, and compliance/licensing.
  • Responsible for the legal involvement, along with the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, in acquisitions, development projects, sports betting and other strategic transactions, including but not limited to drafting, negotiating, executing and managing a broad range of complex commercial agreements involving corporate and property matters. This includes but is not limited to brick and mortar properties, online and retail sports betting (Barstool Sports), and interactive sections of the business.
  • Assists in public company compliance with federal securities laws and related matters, including but not limited to the preparation of periodic reports, proxy statements and other required filings.
  • Provides practical legal advice and counsel in a timely fashion to Executive leadership.
  • Assists in evaluating all outside counsel. Serves as a liaison between Company and outside counsel as needed.
  • Prepares, monitors and adheres to budgets and ensures compliance to departmental budget initiatives. Reports budget concerns/deviations to the Executive Management.
  • Enthusiastically supports, actively promotes, and demonstrates superior customer service in accordance with department and company standards and programs.  Ensures customer service standards are followed by all team members and addresses issues as they arise. 
  • Ensures the compliance with all regulatory compliance within area of responsibility and reporting potential issues to Executive Management.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality in all departmental and company matters.
  • This position will report directly to the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel.

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

  • Law Degree from accredited college or university required.
  • At least 5 years of significant corporate transactional experience gained in both large/major law firms and/or in-house settings.  Public company or corporate law department experience is a plus, but not a requirement. 
  • Must have experience in commercial transactions, particularly with respect to mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, partnerships, and real estate development, including negotiating, documenting, executing and managing complex and varied acquisitions and strategic transactions, a broad range of commercial agreements, and financings.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret, financial reports, and legal documents.
  • Ability to recognize the business consequences of legal advice.
  • Ability to work independently, identify problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. 
  • Ability to write memorandums on complex legal issues and business correspondence.
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and be detailed oriented.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, verbal and written and have the ability to interact with guests, staff and colleagues and resolve problems and conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner.
  • Must have the ability to present information and respond to questions from top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer, Skype, and Outlook).
  • Must be capable of using the internet for retrieving information.

Something to leave you with

Whether you prefer being at the center of it all or working behind the scenes, there’s a role for you at Penn National Gaming. We are a growing company but as big as we are, we still feel like family.  The areas of career opportunity with Penn are ideal for just about any skill set.  Our company wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment anywhere within the organization.



Equal Opportunity Employer



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