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Hodgson Russ Announces New Gaming Law Practice Group

October 31, 2013

Hodgson Russ LLP has formalized its gaming law practice by creating a Gaming Law Practice Group.

The attorneys in the firm’s Gaming Law Practice Group counsel owners, operators, and companies throughout the gaming industry, including racing, lottery, casinos, racinos, fantasy sports, charitable gaming, iGaming, and sweepstakes. Click here for more about the group.

Robert J. McLaughlin, co-practice group leader along with Adam W. Perry, said “We are proud to represent many of the state’s most respected member of the gaming community and to have done so for a number of years. As a full-service law firm, we are able to represent them in virtually any area of law they may require, and we are honored that they continue to choose our firm.”

Mr. McLaughlin is a former chief executive officer, director, and general counsel at the New York Lottery, where he oversaw the regulatory development of the nation's first finite-pool video lottery gaming system as well as the implementation of eight video lottery gaming facilities across the state. Mr. McLaughlin also led the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries committee on reviewing a multibillion-dollar merger that created one of the world's leading gaming solutions providers. Mr. McLaughlin previously served as director of the worldwide gaming consulting group at Grant Thornton LLP.