LAS VEGAS (PRWEB) December 11, 2017
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorneys Kate Lowenhar-Fisher, Gregory Gemignani, Jennifer Gaynor, and Jeffrey Silver authored the chapter on gambling in Nevada for the International Comparative Legal Guide: Gambling 2018.
The International Comparative Legal Guide: Gambling 2018 is a global legal guide that covers common issues in gambling laws and regulations – including relevant authorities, application for a license and license restrictions, revocation of a license, enforcement and liability, and anticipated reforms – in 34 jurisdictions. To learn more about the International Comparative Legal Guide: Gambling 2018 and to read the chapter on Nevada, please click here.
Kate Lowenhar-Fisher is a leading Nevada gaming attorney who counsels many of the world’s premier gaming companies on regulatory issues in connection with mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, financings, and compliance. She has extensive experience advising clients on issues related to Internet gaming, sports betting, pari-mutuel wagering, social gaming, fantasy sports, liquor licensing, sweepstakes, contests, and promotions. Because of her knowledge and her cutting-edge gaming practice, she has been sought after by major media outlets including Yahoo! Finance, ESPN, and Bloomberg to comment on current gaming issues. She is ranked by Chambers USA for Gaming & Licensing. Ms. Lowenhar-Fisher is a member of the International Association of Gaming Advisors and the International Masters of Gaming Law.
Gregory Gemignani is a member in the firm’s Las Vegas office. His practice focuses primarily on intellectual property law, gaming law, technology law, Internet law, online gaming law, and online promotions law. He has represented many clients ranging from the largest casino companies to start-up Internet ventures. Mr. Gemignani is an adjunct professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law, teaching gaming law and gaming law policy. He is a member of International Masters of Gaming Law, International Association of Gaming Advisors, Technology Business Alliance of Nevada and The Augustus Society.
Jennifer Gaynor is a member in the firm’s Las Vegas office. She represents clients before the Nevada Legislature in Carson City, Nevada. She also practices before various professional and licensing boards and State and local tax authorities, and represents clients on matters involving First Amendment law, public records and open meeting law, gaming law and regulatory agency actions. Ms. Gaynor is a frequent writer and presenter on Nevada Legislative changes and how they will affect clients. She is a member of the CLE Committee for the State Bar of Nevada, a Nevada State chair for CARE, and board member and secretary for the Nevada Preservation Foundation.
Jeffrey Silver is of counsel in the firm’s Las Vegas office. His practice focuses on every aspect of gaming, liquor licensing and regulatory law, as well as planning and zoning matters, contractor licensing and transportation law. He has testified before the Nevada Legislature and U.S. Congressional sub-committees on gaming law issues and has consulted on gaming regulatory matters in several jurisdictions. Mr. Silver served as a former Clark County Chief Deputy District Attorney heading the Consumer Affairs and White Collar Crimes Division and was the resident Las Vegas Member of the Nevada State Gaming Control Board during the State’s tumultuous period of developing regulatory oversight. He is a member, Counsellor and former Trustee and President of the International Association of Gaming Advisors and Former Chairman and Vice-Chairman on the American Bar Association’s Gaming Law Committee.
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