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Sean M. McGuinness Joins Butler Snow

We are pleased to announce that Sean M. McGuinness has joined the firm in Colorado. Sean will be a part of our gaming industry team and business services practice group. He regularly practices before the Nevada Gaming Control Board, the Colorado Division of Gaming, the Mississippi Gaming Commission and the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission. Sean was also involved with the start-up of the Mississippi gaming industry in the 1990s.

He has extensive experience with complex mergers and acquisitions and regulatory mandates for casinos and gaming manufacturing companies. His previous practice involvement included commercial gaming and casinos, gaming and hospitality, hotels and resorts and real estate.

Sean is admitted to practice in Colorado, Iowa, Mississippi and Nevada. He received his bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and Juris Doctor from Drake University. He is a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law, the International Association of Gaming Advisors, the Colorado Bar Association (gaming entertainment and sports section), the Mississippi Bar (gaming law section) and the State Bar of Nevada (gaming law section).

Sean has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for gaming law and in Chambers USA for gaming and licensing. He is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell and previously named in Mountain States Super Lawyers.

Sean was named in “Northern Nevada Best” by Nevada Business Magazine and in the “Top 75” by Legal Elite. He previously served as the chair for the American Bar Association gaming law committee, business law section.

We welcome Sean to Butler Snow. His experience with the hospitality, casino and gaming manufacturing industries is an exciting addition to our team.