Kimberly M. Copp will participate on the panel "What Governments Want from Gaming: The View from the Evaluators" at the 16th International Conference on Gambling & Risk Taking on June 7, 2016. Held every three years, the conference convenes academics, researchers, and other experts from all fields, representing a diverse array of disciplines and points of view, to present their latest and most important work. At the last gathering in 2013, more than 450 attendees from 27 countries attended. More information can be found here.
Copp is the co-chair of Taft’s Gaming practice. She has extensive experience representing cities and states (including regulatory bodies) on casino gaming matters including drafting legislation and related regulations, negotiating host community agreements between local governmental units and casino developers, conducting competitive selection processes for casino opportunities, and negotiating and providing counsel on casino development projects.