The Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC team of gaming attorneys consists of highly experienced practitioners who combine their expertise to represent and assist municipalities, private companies and operators.
For more than a decade, our team of gaming attorneys has successfully guided and advised casino owners, municipalities, casino management groups and Native American Indian Tribes through the maze of regulatory compliance issues, site development and infrastructure projects, contract negotiations, host-community agreement preparation, financial transactions, and litigation.
PLDO's skilled gaming attorneys have helped clients develop the right legal strategy and solutions for complex issues associated with commercial development of Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA), and non-IGRA casinos in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Las Vegas, Nevada.
Comprehensive Legal and Regulatory Gaming Services
PLDO's Gaming Law Attorneys provide a wide-ranging scope of services, such as:
- Regulatory compliance
- Host community agreements
- Management contracts
- Casino operation agreements
- Business formations
- Real estate transactions
- Legislative affairs
- Intergovernmental advocacy
- Contract negotiations
- Infrastructure projects
- Gaming licensing
In Massachusetts, our attorneys worked with city and town leaders and state officials to help develop and pass the Massachusetts Expanded Gaming Act and assisted in the negotiations of municipal land purchase agreements for the siting of destination casino facilities in the Commonwealth.
In addition, our lawyers have negotiated host-community agreements in the areas of utilities, energy, solid waste and economic development, and have drafted, negotiated and administered inter-municipal agreements and have litigated challenges to local land use and zoning laws.
For more information about our gaming practice or attorneys, please contact our firm.