Job Opportunity – Executive Director of Legal

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Durant, OK

Job Summary:
This position will report to the Senior Executive Officer of the Legal and Compliance Division. The Executive Director is responsible for the management of the CNO In-House Legal Department in its entirety. This position will 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.

Required Education, Skills And Experience

  • Juris Doctor degree and admitted to the Bar to practice in Oklahoma
  • 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
  • Ten or more years of experience in Law

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Career Opportunities: Executive Director of Legal (106107)