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    Corporate Counsel - Churchill Downs Incorporated (Louisville, KY)

    Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) (NASDAQ: CHDN), headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is an industry-leading racing, gaming and online entertainment company anchored by our iconic flagship event – The Kentucky Derby. We are a leader in brick-and-mortar casino gaming with gaming operations in eight states. CDI also owns Big Fish Games, Inc., one of the world’s largest producers and distributors of casual games; the country's premier online wagering company,; the totalisator company, United Tote; and a collection of racing-related telecommunications and data companies.

    The CDI legal department is looking for an experienced attorney with general corporate skills and/or relevant experience to join our team as Corporate Counsel. The Corporate Counsel will support the Senior Vice President and General Counsel in providing comprehensive legal counsel and legal risk analysis related to CDI’s operations. We are looking for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment and enjoys working on a vast array of different issues on a day to day basis.

    SKILLS REQUIRED include the following:

    Attention to detail and accuracy; excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously; and ability to think strategically, establish credibility, provide solutions and be decisive. Must have a proven track record of direct client contact.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES may include the following:

    A. Advising management on various legal issues;

    B. Drafting, negotiating and reviewing contracts;

    C. Managing litigation and business disputes, including coordination with outside counsel;

    D. Providing legal support and advice regarding a breadth of general corporate, securities and regulatory matters; and

    E. Other duties and projects assigned by Senior Vice President and General Counsel.




    Juris Doctorate from an accredited college or university and at least five (5) years of progressive legal experience with a well-regarded law firm and/or in-house at a public company. Public company and securities experience and commercial contracts experience is preferred. Knowledge of racing and/or gaming industry helpful, but not necessary. Experience with employment law is a plus. Must be licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, eligible for reciprocity or otherwise eligible to obtain a limited certificate of admission to practice law in the Commonwealth of Kentucky solely for the Company under Kentucky Supreme Court Rule 2.111.


    This position may require some travel.

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