Stutz Joins Greenberg Traurig

Award-winning business and financial reporter Howard Stutz has joined the global law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP as strategic development manager for the Las Vegas office and the Global Gaming Group.

A reporter with the Las Vegas Review-Journal for more than 11 years, Stutz covered the gaming industry, casino operators, gaming equipment manufacturers and global gaming expansion. Stutz also served as vice president of public relations at two communications firms and was the corporate communications manager at a publicly traded gaming company.

Jim Mace, co-managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Las Vegas office, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Howard to the Las Vegas office. His unique experience within the journalism and communications fields, paired with his knowledge of the gaming industry, will be a valuable asset to the Las Vegas office and our Global Gaming Practice.”

Geoff Freeman, president of the American Gaming Association, added, “While few industries rival the competitive nature of gaming, the same cannot be said for the press corps that covers it. Few journalists are dedicated to gaining a deep understanding of a business that’s unlike most, and those who do typically serve a broader business beat. An already-thin bench of gaming reporters has lost its chief justice.”