Laura McAllister Cox Named Top Lateral Hire of 2014 Runner Up

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Shareholder Laura McAllister Cox, of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been named a Top Lateral Hire Runner-Up for 2014 by The Legal Intelligencer.

Shareholder Laura McAllister Cox, of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been named a Top Lateral Hire Runner-Up for 2014 by The Legal Intelligencer. The recognitions are determined by the effect the departure had on the former firm, the impact the addition represented for the new firm, and the market’s interest at the time the move took place.

The addition of McAllister Cox was a key contribution to the firm’s Global Gaming Group. Her position in the Philadelphia office is geographically beneficial to the industry’s momentum in the northeastern sector of the country.

Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig, McAllister Cox was executive vice president and General Counsel for Gaming Partners International Corporation, where she was responsible for interaction with government regulatory bodies around the world on behalf of the company and its principals. Prior to her time at GPIC, she served as partner at a full-service law firm in Atlantic City, New Jersey, representing casino operators, gaming manufacturers and distributors, and casino employees in all aspects of regulatory, licensing, and litigation matters.

McAllister Cox, a member of the firm’s Global Gaming Group and Corporate and Securities Practice, focuses her practice on gaming-related corporate, regulatory, licensing and product compliance matters, as well as other legal issues related to land based gaming, Internet gaming, horse racing, and the manufacturing and distribution of gaming equipment. She represents casino operators, gaming manufacturers and distributors, investors, racetrack operators, and casino employees in a wide variety of matters in U.S. and international jurisdictions.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Global Gaming Group

Greenberg Traurig’s Global Gaming Group focuses not only on casino operations, but also addresses lotteries, pari-mutuel wagering, charitable gaming, tribal gaming, and Internet gaming, where permitted by law. Members of the group have varied backgrounds and are located throughout the firm’s offices, allowing them to assist gaming clients in this highly regulated industry across multiple U.S. jurisdictions and internationally. The group’s focus includes the representation of casino owners, operators and executives, gaming manufacturers and suppliers, private equity firms and investment banks on gaming related matters.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from 37 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is among the “Power Elite” in the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard report, which assesses the nature and strength of law firms' client relationships. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.

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