Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment has named Raymond Lin as its new Chief Legal Officer, tasked with overseeing the company’s global legal and compliance strategy.
Lin, a former Partner at Latham & Watkins, LLP where he served as co-head of the private equity practice group representing lenders, developers, owners and operators of gaming properties, will report directly to Mohegan’s President and CEO, Ray Pineault.
He will be responsible for advising executive management on legal matters regarding various commercial transactions, regulatory issues, international and domestic policy-making decisions, and formulating business, operational and legal strategies.
He will also lead the legal, compliance and risk management teams to ensure that all current, future and strategic matters support the best interests of Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment and the Mohegan Tribe, the company said.
“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 Mohegan’s continued growth and success.”
Mohegan operates seven casinos in the US and Canada and is developing Inspire Korea in Incheon, South Korea.