Canada’s Professional Sector Network has named Michael D. Lipton, Q.C., an attorney with Dickinson Wright LLP, as “Gaming Law Adviser of the Year” as part of the organization’s 2014 Global Awards.
Lipton, a partner in the firm’s Toronto office, has served as senior counsel on special gaming law matters, including advising on RFPs from government to operate commercial and charitable casinos and advising applicants who seek registration with the various gaming regulatory authorities throughout Canada. He regularly represents governments, gaming equipment manufacturers and suppliers, gaming software manufacturers and Internet gaming operators in all aspects of gaming law.
Since 2008, Lipton has been recognized by his peers with inclusion in Best Lawyers in Canada and Chambers Global for his expertise in gaming law. He is a founding member and past president of the International Masters of Gaming Law, an editor of the Canadian Gaming Lawyer, and a member of the editorial boards of the Gaming Law Review and World Online Gambling Law Report. He has authored many articles on all areas of gaming law.
Honorees of the 2014 Global Awards are based on research gathered by the Professional Sector Network by speaking with clients, associations and other advisers.