Taft Gaming Industry co-chairs Kimberly Copp and Paul Jenson were named in the Who’s Who Legal: Sports & Gaming Report 2022 as leading practitioners in gaming. The guide recognizes the top gaming lawyers from around the world. Nominees are selected through independent survey work and research with clients and private practitioners.
Copp represents cities, states, and regulatory bodies on gaming matters, legislation, and related regulations between state/local governments and casino developers. She has extensive experience 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.
Jenson has extensive experience in counseling local, national, and international casino owners, terminal operators, manufacturers, suppliers, lenders, and institutional investors in all aspects of gaming regulatory law, mergers & acquisitions, financing transactions, and corporate governance. He has represented some of the largest gaming companies, as well as numerous domestic and foreign private equity funds, hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds, governmental entities, and other gaming investors in many jurisdictions.