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General Counsel

Posted February 28, 2023

Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort
Flagstaff, AZ
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Position Summary 

Under the general direction of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the General Counsel (GC) serves as the chief legal advisor to Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (“NNGE”). The GC is responsible for directing, managing, and monitoring all legal matters and services for NNGE to ensure maximum protection of its legal rights and to ensure its operations comply with applicable law. Provides legal direction and advice to NNGE management on matters related to casino and business-related operations. Responsible for overseeing the negotiation and consummation of major vendor and commercial contracts. Provides strategic guidance, consultation, and support to senior management and the NNGE Board of Directors (BOD) on a comprehensive range of complex legal and associated issues involved in implementing the strategic mission, goals, and objectives of NNGE and all of its entities in accordance with applicable Navajo Nation, state, and federal gaming regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

Juris Doctorate from an American Bar Association accredited law school with a minimum of ten (10) years of legal experience working with Tribal Government(s) on a variety of complex legal issues and experience in negotiating commercial transactions in a corporate or law firm setting. Must be admitted to the Navajo Nation Bar or gain admission within six (6) months of employment. Tribal gaming experience preferred. Licensed to practice law in the State of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, or Utah. Must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.  Must meet all knowledge, skills, and abilities requirements. No felony, theft, or stealing convictions.  Must be able to successfully pass pre-employment drug/alcohol screening, criminal and character background investigations, and obtain and maintain applicable gaming licenses. Navajo preference in accordance with the Navajo Preference in Employment Act.

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Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort

22181 Resort Boulevard
Flagstaff, AZ 86004

(928) 856-7200

Casino Resort

Twin Arrows Casino Resort in Leupp Chapter (near Flagstaff, AZ) opened on May 24, 2013. The $175 million casino has more than 1,100-slots, table games and a 200-room hotel. This property is positioned as a 4-star/4-diamond, Green Globe full service destination casino resort, and is like no other hospitality entity in Northern Arizona.

Tucked within a picturesque view of the majestic San Francisco Peaks just east of Flagstaff, Twin Arrows is the centerpiece of the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise’s properties.

Here, art and architecture have combined to both embody and showcase the rich history of the Navajo people, while providing an unparalleled casino resort experience.

Twin Arrows provides the very latest in gaming, often debuting new slot machines before they hit other casinos.

Along with excellent gaming, Twin Arrows is also known for the lavish resort amenities, including luxury guest rooms (available in three configurations), gourmet dining, culturally infused casual dining, a fitness center, heated indoor pool and more than 11,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space.

We invite you to become a member of our valuable Team and enjoy the many benefits we offer our employees, such as 100% employer paid health benefits, participation in a 401k with company match, Paid Time Off (PTO), as well as many training programs and advancement opportunities.

Please click here to view and apply to our current open positions.