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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Gaming Lawyers Join Dickinson Wright’s Las Vegas Office

Dickinson Wright has expanded its Las Vegas presence with the addition of three gaming practice lawyers and five additional lawyers focusing on commercial litigation, probate, trusts and estates. With a total of 14 lawyers on site, Dickinson Wright has a full-service presence in Nevada that is supported by over 375 lawyers providing legal expertise in over 40 practice areas.

Dickinson Wright’s Gaming Practice Group is pleased to announce that Kate Lowenhar-Fisher, Jennifer Gaynor and Greg Gemignani have joined the firm’s gaming practice in the Las Vegas office.

Kate Lowenhar-Fisher frequently represents businesses and individuals before the Nevada Gaming Control Board and the Nevada Gaming Commission and has extensive experience counseling clients in all aspects of gaming law and regulation, including Internet gaming, social gaming, fantasy sports and online promotions, as well as liquor licensing. Kate also practices before the Clark County Liquor and Gaming Licensing Board and the Las Vegas City Council. Kate is licensed to practice law in both Nevada and California.

Jennifer Gaynor specializes in government relations, with a particular focus on gaming issues. She is a full-time resident of Carson City while the Nevada legislature is in session. When the legislature is not in session, Jennifer focuses on gaming industry-specific issues, including licensing, findings of suitability, employee registration, advertising, the manufacture and shipment of gaming equipment, charitable gaming, online promotions, taxation and special events.

Greg Gemignani counsels domestic and international gaming clients on regulatory and intellectual property issues. His background in systems engineering and systems architecture enables him to stand in the forefront of representing clients on matters relating to gaming technology systems, interactive gaming and intellectual property protection, including social gaming, online contests, fantasy sports, pari-mutuel wagering, sports wagering and sweepstakes.

The Las Vegas office is a full-service office that includes expertise in commercial litigation, government relations, intellectual property, real estate, liquor licensing, probate, trusts and estates, tax and corporate, as well as all aspects of gaming law and regulation.

Dickinson Wright has offices in six states (Nevada, Arizona, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio and Michigan), the District of Columbia and Toronto, Canada. The firm also has cooperation agreements with independent law firms with gaming and commercial law expertise located in Macau, Malta, Peru and Bulgaria.