Industries

Gaming

The gaming industry faces a unique spread of challenges. And our multidisciplinary gaming team has decades of experience helping clients across the country and around the world navigate them.

We offer across-the-board legal services to land-based and mobile gaming and racing clients in every corner of the industry—from owners, operators, manufacturers, and investors to online entrepreneurs. We also represent companies who do business with casinos and must comply with the industry's complex regulatory structure.

Our attorneys are experienced in guiding clients through the complex network of federal, state, tribal, and local gaming laws, and we are fully prepared and ideally situated to litigate disputes, when necessary. The team comprises lawyers with gaming-specific industry experience in regulatory licensing and approvals, mergers and acquisitions, real estate investment and development, intellectual property protection, data security, anti-money laundering, land use, labor and employment, tax matters, and government relations.

Experience 

  • Serves as general outside legal counsel to one of America's largest gaming operators, representing the company in nearly every aspect of its operations, including corporate licensing, regulatory compliance and gaming expansion approvals nationwide, securities and corporate governance matters, corporate finance, real estate, executive compensation, intellectual property, privacy and data security, labor and employment, and certain litigation matters.
  • Advised a leading gaming REIT in its formation documents, the regulatory review and approval of its lease agreements, real estate acquisitions and financing activities, the due diligence involving certain real property transferred to the company, and the licensing and investigation of company and its directors, officers and key personnel. We have advised the company in various jurisdictions throughout the United States of America, including, but not limited to, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.
  • Advised a leading gaming operator on the multi-jurisdictional regulatory outreach, strategy, and approvals for an acquisition of a large casino merger.