Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck has opened an office in the Atlantic City, N.J., area with the addition of three attorneys.
Joining the Denver-based law firm as shareholders are Paul O'Gara and Pacifico Agnellini. Denis Daly is of counsel. The attorneys, whose practices focus on gambling law, come from 28-lawyer Sterns & Weinroth in Trenton, N.J. The new office is located in Absecon, N.J.
The additions bring to 13 the number of gambling lawyers at Brownstein Hyatt, which has about 215 lawyers. The practice group is led by Frank Schreck, a partner in Las Vegas. The law firm, with 13 offices, also has practices in Las Vegas and Reno, Nev. Schreck said in a press release that the additions solidify the firm's position as having a top gambling practice.
Clients include Caesars Entertainment Corp., online gambling platform bwin International Ltd., Tropicana Entertainment Inc. and Landry's Inc. The practice group handles matters involving licensing, regulatory investigations and compliance. It represents gambling clients in public offerings, financing, business restructurings, and mergers and acquisitions.