Mark A. Clayton
Firm:
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Phone:702.599.8006
Address: 3773 Howard Hughes Parkway, Suite 400 North
Las Vegas, NV 89169

Membership: Professional & Community Involvement•Member, State Bar of Nevada •Vice Chair, Gaming Law Section, 2003-2010 •Member, American Bar Association, Business Law Section •Adjunct Professor, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Gaming
University: Washington University in St. Louis, B.S., cum laude, 1987, Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1990 Business Editor, Pepperdine Law Review, Member, International Moot Court
Admitted: 1990, Nevada
Biography: Mark A. Clayton focuses his practice on gaming regulatory matters, including those related to land based gaming, internet gaming and the manufacturing and distribution of gaming equipment. He also focuses on gaming legislation and regulatory projects. He represents clients with matters concerning gaming in U.S. and international jurisdictions. Mark has wide-ranging experience in the gaming industry, and has served as an executive and as counsel for many casino corporations prior to joining the firm. He is a former member of the Nevada State Gaming Control Board. Areas of Concentration•Gaming and regulation •Corporate law •Corporate governance Awards & Recognition•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Gaming Law, 2013, 2016 •Listed, Chambers Global, Gaming & Gambling (Global-wide), 2013-2015 •Listed, Chambers USA Guide, National - Leading Lawyers for Gaming & Licensing, 2014-2015 •Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Mountain States Super Lawyers, 2011-2015 •Listed, The International Who's Who of Sports & Entertainment Lawyers, 2013-2014 •Listed, Nevada Business Magazine, Legal Elite, 2012 •Listed, Chambers USA Guide, National - Leading Lawyers for Business, 2012 •Listed, Las Vegas Business Press, Top 10 Gaming Attorneys, 2012 •Listed, Las Vegas Business Press, Top 10 Lawyers in Southern Nevada, Gaming Law, 2009 Associated News & EventsPress Releases08.19.15 14 Greenberg Traurig Nevada Attorneys Recognized in 2016 Best Lawyers in America 06.15.15 19 Greenberg Traurig Nevada Attorneys Listed in 2015 Mountain States Super Lawyers 05.27.15 Eight Greenberg Traurig Nevada Attorneys Included in 2015 Chambers USA Guide 05.22.15 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in the 2015 Chambers USA Guide 03.31.15 Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Mark Clayton Recognized by Prestigious Chambers Global Guide 03.24.15 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Recognized by Prestigious Chambers Global Guide 02.03.15 Four Greenberg Traurig Attorneys to Speak at ICE Totally Gaming 2015 09.08.14 Greenberg Traurig Sponsoring International Gaming Summit in Philadelphia Published Articles12.31.15 Two U.S. States Expand Sport and Race Wagering Alerts06.01.15 Nevada Legislature Authorizes Registration of Certain Nightclub Employees and Associated Equipment Manufacturers 05.15.15 Nevada Authorizes Skill-Based Slot Machines Articles, Publications, & Lectures•Quoted, Deep Bench, Global Gaming Business Magazine, July 21, 2015 •Author, Nevada Gaming Regulators Address Licensees' Involvement with State-Licensed Medical Marijuana Establishments, Gaming Law Review and Economics: Regulation, Compliance, and Policy, Volume 18, Number 8, October 2014 •Author, Nevada is Internet Ready, Canadian Gaming Lawyer, Volume 5, No. 1, June 2012 •Author, Nevada 2011 Legislative Session: Progressive Changes Continue in the Silver State, Casino Lawyer, Volume 7, No. 1, Fall 2011 •Co-Author, Money Laundering and Land-Based Casinos, Gaming Law Review & Economics, Volume 14, No. 275, 2010 •Author, Private Equity Investments in the Nevada Casino Industry, Nevada Gaming Lawyer, Volume 2, No. 5, September 2007 •Author, Gaming Regulation in Nevada - An Update... State Gaming Control Board, June 2006 • Author, Sign In Please: Reporting Obligations for Publicly Traded Corporations Involved in Nevada Gaming, Nevada Lawyer, February 1995 • Author, The Corporate Securities Division of the State Gaming Control Board: An Overview and Guide to the Regulatory Process, Gaming Research & Review Journal, Volume 1, No. 1, 1994 •Co-Author, Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: McKay v. Bergstedt, Whittier Law Review, Volume 12, No. 4, 1991 • Author, The Misappropriation Theory in Light of Carpenter and The Insider Trading and Securities Fraud Enforcement Act of 1988, Pepperdine Law Review, Volume 17, No. 1, 1989 • Co-Editor and Author, Nevada Gaming Attorneys Newsletter, Nevada Gaming Counsel, 1992-1993 Noteworthy Experience•Member, Nevada State Gaming Control Board, 2005-2008 •Vice President, Caesars Entertainment, Inc., Corporate Law, 2001-2005 •Vice President and General Counsel, Aladdin Gaming Holdings, LLC and Aladdin Gaming, LLC, 1998-2001 •Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, Showboat, Inc., 1995-1998 •Member, Caesars Entertainment Corporation, Compliance Committee, 2011-2015 •Member, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Compliance Committee, 2011-2015 •Member, Silicon Gaming, Inc., Compliance Committee, 1996-2001