Lin will oversee and direct all legal and compliance affairs and operations across the group’s domestic and international properties.
“Lin brings a wide range of valuable experience to this role and will be integral in planning and implementing the broad legal aspects of creating a strong business that holds itself to a higher standard of accountability for financial discipline, disclosure, legal compliance, planning and strategic direction,” a statement from MGE read.
Lin previously worked as a Partner at Latham & Watkins, LLP, serving as Co-Head of the private equity practice group.
Earlier in his career, he worked at Davis, 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,” said MGE President and CEO Ray Pineault.
“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.”
Lin will report directly to Pineault, and will be responsible for advising executive management on legal matters concerning a broad range of commercial transactions, regulatory issues, international and domestic policy-making decisions, and formulating business, operational and legal strategies.
Moreover, Lin will lead the legal, compliance and risk management teams to ensure that all matters support the best interest of all within the group.