Eckert Seamans’ Gaming Group consists of attorneys and other professionals who have years of experience working with both the legislative and administrative process of gaming laws in Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Baltimore.
Our lawyers have particular gaming expertise in Pennsylvania and have been active on behalf of clients since prior to the enactment of Pennsylvania’s Gaming Law in 2004 and were instrumental in the drafting and achieving passage of that landmark legislation. The firm’s lawyers were involved in the expansion of gaming in Pennsylvania to include table games. At the present time, Eckert Seamans’ lawyers serve as a regulatory counsel to three of the nine licensed casinos in Pennsylvania. The firm also represents gaming manufacturers, gaming employees, and vendors before the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. In addition, Eckert Seamans’ lawyers represent Pennsylvania municipal governments in gaming matters pertaining to the distribution of local share monies and other gaming-related issues. Eckert Seamans was recently named the only Tier 1 Gaming Law Practice in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania by U.S. News and World Reports.
In addition to regulatory matters, attorneys in the firm have represented casinos on financial transactions, real estate transactions, zoning matters, labor and employment issues, utility issues, environmental matters, state and federal tax matters, liquor issues and litigation in both state and federal courts.
Overall, Eckert Seamans’ gaming practice is comprehensive and serves all the needs of casinos, manufacturers and vendors. The firm takes pride in not only assuring the legal compliance of gaming companies with applicable laws, but also in developing strategies, whether they be regulatory, lobbying, transactional or judicial, to establish a gaming environment that assists its gaming clients to achieve maximum success.
Alan C. Kohler
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