Individuals and entities involved in the gaming industry rely on Hinshaw to handle their litigation, regulatory and transactional matters. Some of our most senior attorneys have for many years devoted a substantial portion of their practices to gaming activities. We have both an intimate familiarity with the distinctive gaming industry as well the broad legal experience essential to effectively handle the range of legal challenges facing gaming clients.
Our gaming lawyers, along with the rest of our team of nationally renowned litigators, are highly experienced across a wide range of disciplines. We consequently approach gaming-related disputes with an appreciation for the narrow and broad contexts in which they occur and tailor our advocacy accordingly.
Navigating the labyrinth of state and federal gaming regulations is no small task. Nevertheless, failing to do so comprehensively, properly and with foresight can lead to adverse legal consequences, ruptured projects and lost revenues.
We represent gaming clients before various governmental entities. Among many others, issues with which we routinely assist clients include licensing and allegations of regulatory violations.
Working with members of our firm who are skilled in a wide range of practice areas, our gaming lawyers also counsel clients on wide ranging risk management efforts. In doing so, our team focuses on ensuring effective regulatory compliance and foundational planning designed to promote wider business goals.
Success in the gaming industry requires an ability to master and capitalize upon extensive transactional activities. Drawing upon our multidisciplinary practice, our capabilities include counseling gaming clients on matters involving:
- Contract drafting and negotiation
- Environmental law
- Governmental relations
- Intellectual property and technology
- Labor and employment
- Real estate endeavors, including acquisitions and dispositions, construction, financing, leasing and zoning