Bud Hicks Receives 4th “Lawyer of the Year” award in Gaming Law from Best Lawyers®

McDonald Carano congratulates Bud Hicks on receiving his fourth “Lawyer of the Year” award in Gaming Law from The Best Lawyers in America® for the greater Reno region. Bud received his four Lawyer of the Year awards in the Best Lawyers® 2024, 2021, 2018, and 2012 editions. “Lawyer of the Year” honors are awarded to only one lawyer per practice area in a specific region who achieves “extremely high overall feedback from their peers, making it an exceptional distinction.” Bud is recognized in Best Lawyers® 2024 in Gaming Law, Administrative & Regulatory Law, and Business Organizations Law. He has been included in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2005. 

In addition to Best Lawyers in America® Bud has received the highest AV Peer Review rating every year from Martindale-Hubbell since 1984, is ranked Senior Statesman in Gaming & Licensing Law in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2004-2023), and has been included in Mountain States Super Lawyers Magazine every year since 2007.

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