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Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC

With 150 years of experience, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice, providing legal services to businesses and business owners. With more than 160 attorneys, the firm has offices in Michigan (Ann Arbor and Royal Oak), Illinois (Chicago and Peoria), Las Vegas and Los Angeles.

Today’s casino gaming industry is comprised of numerous types of entities, including commercial and Native American casino operators, gaming equipment manufacturers, peripheral suppliers, regulatory, and standard-setting organizations.

For the past two decades, participants in each of these industry segments, both in the U.S. and internationally, have relied upon Howard & Howard’s team of experienced gaming and casino attorneys to assist them in the varied legal matters involved in the industry.

Howard & Howard has the most diverse and greatest combined gaming industry legal experience available, including experience within the industry as in-house counsel. In addition to providing counsel on typical business issues, the team offers its gaming industry clients distinctive benefits over other law firms in a number of key areas.

Howard & Howard attorneys have:

  • filed, prosecuted and successfully obtained hundreds of gaming-related trademark registrations and patents, both internationally and throughout the United States;
  • represented the Gaming Standards Association (the standards-setting organization in the industry) for the past decade; and,
  • assisted entities from virtually every segment of the gaming industry, from operators to manufacturers, to peripheral suppliers, on both transactional and litigation aspects of domestic and international matters including IP, regulatory issues, contracts, financing, antitrust compliance, and labor issues.

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