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Butler Snow Attorneys Author Chapters for ABA Print Publication

Butler Snow attorneys Sean M. McGuinness, Katie A. Fillmore and Adam M. Langley have authored chapters in a print publication published by the American Bar Association (ABA) titled, “The Law of Regulated Gambling: A Practical Guide for Business Lawyers.” Langley and McGuinness co-authored chapter 5, while Fillmore and McGuinness co-authored chapter 12. The guide was written by academics and lawyers specializing in gaming law and “provides business lawyers a quick and detailed reference to better understand regulated gambling law. The guide includes an introduction to gambling, outlines what constitutes gambling, discusses legal issues surrounding this area of law, and navigates the reader through federal, state, and tribal gaming law,” according to the ABA. For more information on the book, visit

McGuinness is a member of the firm’s gaming industry team and focuses his practice primarily on commercial gaming matters in Colorado, Iowa, Nevada and Mississippi, and tribal gaming matters. He also has experience with gaming bankruptcy matters. McGuinness has been recognized by Best Lawyers® for gaming law, by Super Lawyers® as a Mountain State Super Lawyer Top 100 – Gaming, by Chambers USA for gaming and licensing and by Martindale Hubbell® with an AV-Preeminent Peer Review Rating.

Fillmore is a member of Butler Snow’s litigation department and practices within the Product Liability Group. She has extensive experience developing corporate defense strategies and evaluating complex regulatory and scientific issues. She has also defended clients in commercial litigation disputes, including breach of contract and fraud claims. Fillmore was also a member of the team selected as the nation’s Product Liability Firm of the Year in 2018 by Benchmark Litigation.

At Butler Snow, Langley focuses his practice on representing debtors, creditors and case trustees in bankruptcy cases and proceedings. He also offers specialized knowledge of bankruptcy court and bankruptcy appellate procedure and law, as well as experience negotiating and litigating real property matters. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers® as a Mid-South Rising Star for Bankruptcy: Business and has served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law since 2015.