Riot Games Legal Counsel
As Counsel (Esports) reporting to Senior Counsel, you`ll provide excellent legal advice to take Riot to the next level. You`ll work with colleagues in a variety of roles on a variety of eSports related legal matters, including league governance and management, rules and discipline, online and live eSports events, business development, and other business transactions, with the opportunity to grow and evolve according to your interests and business needs. You will have a significant role in the company`s legal team and the opportunity to develop professionally in a collaborative environment. As Senior Manager, Legal Counsel reporting directly to the Country Manager, you will lead the Legal & External Affairs team. They are at the heart of all legal issues of the KR business, from consulting and advising on each product to process support. You`ll help the team take the pulse of the evolving legal landscape and help Riot navigate potential landmines in many of Riot`s jurisdictions. Help us make statutory salaries more transparent. Get exclusive access to anonymized legal salary data. Riot`s legal team is responsible for consistently providing the highest quality legal services that are fully aligned with Riot`s corporate mission of putting players first. Determining what is “best for us” always starts with thinking about what is “best for the players”. Any policies or contracts we draft; any claim we bring or defend; every letter we send; And any legal advice we give to our partners is always in the best interest of our players.
As EMEA (Employment) Legal Counsel reporting to the Associate General Counsel, you will support EMEA activities with a focus on employment law, from consulting and advising the firm to litigation support. You`ll help the team take the pulse of the evolving legal landscape and help Riot navigate potential landmines in many of Riot`s jurisdictions. About the position We are looking for an experienced lawyer as Senior Labour Counsel for our area of activity. You will advise our business and talent teams on legal and strategic issues. Responsibilities: • We expect this role to focus on employment by 65-70%. The remainder will consist of general works on commercial law. • Provided general support to Riot`s talent team on a variety of issues related to company policies, company training, recruitment practices, compensation practices, temporary staff, and other employee relations matters. • Work closely with executives and sales teams to provide advice on international regulations, cross-jurisdictional collaboration and cross-functional with commercial teams to implement policies and manage a variety of employment disputes and demands.
• Contributes as a generalist to non-employment related legal issues, including trade agreements and technology transactions, and other non-employment related issues. We expect the role to include 30-35% general commercial legal support. Required qualifications: • University degree and legal qualification with the ability to practise law in at least one EEA/UK country. • 4+ years of legal experience after qualifying in labour law. Desired Qualifications: • Preferably a mix of commercial law firm and in-house experience. • Multinational experience in the Internet, technology or gaming industry. • A solid understanding of regulatory trends in the EU and UK, with a strong focus on employment law, and experience in advising on regulatory implementation in collaboration with sales teams is also beneficial. For this role, you will find success through craftsmanship, collaborative spirit, and peer-focused decisions who are the clients of your work. Being a dedicated game fan is not necessary for this position! Our benefits: • Medical and dental plans that cover you, your spouse/life partner and your children • Open paid leave • Retirement provision with company reconciliation • Life, parental leave and short- and long-term disability • Flexible performance allowance to help rioters live their best lives • We will double your time and monetary donations to charities Let`s develop together: Because together we are better. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all Riot Games applicants and members.
We know that new and diverse perspectives will allow us to improve what we do, so whatever your identification and background, we look forward to hearing from you. Don`t be discouraged if you feel like you don`t meet all the demands of a role, there`s always room for growth at Riot. If you spot a role that makes you jump out of bed in the morning, we`ll hear from you! Dan Chang is Riot`s general counsel and secretary and oversees Riot`s legal affairs and legal team across its 20 offices around the world. Riot Games was founded in 2006 to develop, publish, and support the world`s most player-focused games. In 2009, we released our first title, League of Legends, which was celebrated around the world. The league has become the most played PC game in the world and is a major driver of esports` explosive growth. For this role, you will find success through craftsmanship, a spirit of collaboration, and decisions focused on your peers who are the clients of your work. Being a dedicated game fan is not necessary for this position! We are looking for humble but ambitious, razor-sharp professionals who can teach us a thing or two.
We promise to reciprocate. Like us, you take the game seriously; You have a passion for games. We welcome those who see things differently, who are not afraid of experimentation, and who have a healthy disregard for restrictions. The Riot Legal team is responsible for consistently providing the highest quality legal services that are fully aligned with Riot`s mission to put players first. Determining what is “best for the business” always starts with thinking about what is “best for the players”. Any policies or contracts we draft; any claim we bring or defend; every letter we send; And any legal advice we give to our business partners should always be done with our players` interests in mind. Riot Games was founded in 2006 by entrepreneurial gamers who believe that player-centric game development can lead to great games. In 2009, Riot released its first title, League of Legends, which was acclaimed by critics and players alike.
As the most played PC game in the world, more than 100 million players play every month. Players are the foundation of our community, and for them, we continue to evolve and improve the League of Legends experience. My name is Logan and I work as an advisor for Riot Games. I lead the IP and gaming component of our legal team and designed Riot`s position on SOPA/PIPA. I`m leaving Lomar on the LoL forums, and yes, it`s really me in Brolaf`s video. While we are generally apolitical as a company, given the obvious damage this bill would cause to our community, it is important that we get involved. I`ll be online answering questions about Riot, our location, and SOPA/PIPA until late afternoon (Wednesday, 1/11). You need to build strong and meaningful relationships within the organization to support the legal and procurement business partnership with all regions, departments and central teams. They accompany you in the drafting of contracts and advise the company. You`ll help the team take the pulse of the evolving legal landscape and help Riot navigate potential landmines in many of Riot`s jurisdictions.
As a legal advisor, you will report to China`s legal officer and work with rioters and teams across China. That`s all for now, folks! Thank you for reading, acting and supporting. Let`s get ahead, plan our next steps against SOPA. I also wanted to make sure everyone knew where to go to talk about it. Can you imagine Executive Mundo vs SOPA Baron? Oh man, a fight for eternity. Considering the number of streamers and the massive audience they have, this would be an incredibly effective, if not 100% popular, option. Don`t forget to include a CV and cover letter. We`re getting a lot of applications, but we`ll notice a fun, well-written introduction that shows us you take the game seriously.
They will off Irelia again and bring Mordekaiser back to his old ways. They promoted it by announcing their views to the League of Legends community. However, this is only seen by those who check out the forums (and now reddit shines). Although I could be productive that day if that happens. At Riot, Chang was able to combine his love of the law with games. He was able to earn relatively regular chicken nights in PUBG and Call of Duty: Warzone during this time. Chang also enjoys watching sports, playing fantasy football and surfing. Seriously, after the next Irelia Nerf, Baron gives away a T-shirt with the inscription “I <3 Sopa" so that everyone wants to kill him.
We have opened the original job posting in a new tab. Having trouble finding the tab? Open it here. Chang received his B.A. in History from Harvard College and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. Chang currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife, two young daughters and Rescue Yorkie. Do you want the 18th. organize a kind of LoL/Riot Games blackout in protest against SOPA/PIPA? Nothing is ruled out, but we are not yet actively thinking about a power outage. I think the immediate concern for us is whether it would bother more players or not. However, we are open to using as many levers as possible to drive political action. If you are not a U.S. citizen but would like to make YOUR voice heard directly, please click here: americancensorship.org/modal/state-dept-petition/index.html.
The successful candidate will be autonomous, with a strong background in business partnerships and proven skills to perform work with great precision and detail.