Greenberg Traurig hires top gaming attorney

August 28, 2014 Greenberg Traurig has boosted its Las Vegas offering with the hire of Mark A. Clayton, a former member of the Nevada State Gaming Control Board and one of the top gaming attorneys in the world.

Clayton joins Greenberg’s Global Gaming Practice, bringing expertise in gaming, public gaming companies, manufacturers and distributors of gaming equipment, legislation and assistance to clients and governments concerning gaming in other U.S. jurisdictions and in foreign countries.

Clayton brings experience as a former member of the Nevada State Gaming Control Board, Chief of the Gaming Control Board’s Corporate Securities Division, Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Secretary for Showboat, Inc., Vice President and General Counsel for Aladdin Gaming Holdings, LLC and Aladdin Gaming, LLC and Vice President-Corporate Law for Caesars Entertainment, Inc.

Richard A. Rosenbaum, Greenberg Traurig’s Chief Executive Officer, said, “Mark Clayton is among the very top gaming lawyers not only in Las Vegas and the United States but globally, and with this addition to the Greenberg Traurig family, a practice group that is already among the leaders breaks into a level above the pack, truly in its own league as a resource to the growing gaming industry worldwide.”

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