Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment names Lin as chief legal officer

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) has announced the appointment of Raymond Lin as its new chief legal officer.

Reporting directly to president and chief executive Ray Pineault, Lin will be responsible for advising executive management on legal matters over a range of commercial transactions, regulatory issues, international and domestic policy-making decisions, and formulating business, operational and legal strategies.

Lin will also lead the legal, compliance and risk management teams to ensure all current, future and strategic matters support the best interest of MGE and the Mohegan Tribe.

He takes on the new role having spent the past 35 years as a partner at Latham & Watkins, a private equity practice group that represents clients across the gambling industry including lenders, developers, owners and operators of gaming properties

Lin also ran his own advisory and previously worked for Polk & Wardwell and served as a law clerk for the Honorable Collins J. Seitz of the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

“We are pleased to welcome Ray Lin to our executive leadership team to ensure maximum protection of our legal rights and obligations across all of our properties,” Pineault, said.

“With more than 25 years of experience in the legal field representing both gaming and non-gaming transactions, Ray’s leadership and expertise will contribute to MGE’s continued growth and success.”

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