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Steve Wynn Harassment Case Results in Regulation for Gaming Licensees

February 22, 2020, Las Vegas Review Journal, by Richard N. Velotta – One of the last chapters of the Steve Wynn sexual harassment scandal that began two years ago comes to...

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2020 Business Outlook & Economic Development

February 13, 2020, Northern Nevada Business Weekly “Breakfast and Business” Panel Discussion– Matt Addison was a panelist for the February Breakfast & Business” meeting. Northern Nevada’s business outlook and economic development...

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4 Considerations For Landlords Amid Rise of Co-Working

February 12, 2020, Law360, by Andrew McIntyre– Amid increased demand for co-working environments, WeWork and similar companies have taken massive amounts of space across the country, and lawyers say such lease deals can be...

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4 Real Estate Considerations for Banks in an Online World

February 7, 2020, Law360, by Andrew McIntyre– As banking continues to shift from brick-and-mortar buildings to the internet, banks — many of which lease their space — are evaluating just what physical...

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Sports & Betting Legislation to Watch in 2020

January 1, 2020, Law360, by Zachary Zagger — With more states looking to legalize sports betting and Congress taking a hard look at controversies in Olympic sports, the new year could be a...

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Attorney Profile

Scott Swain

Mr. Swain is the chair of the firm’s Tax and Estate Planning Group. He also practices in trusts & estates, tax law, and business entities & transactions. Mr. Swain has...

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