Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB)
July 31, 2017
Erica L. Okerberg, Global Gaming Practice associate in the Las Vegas office of the international, multi-practice law firm, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Gaming Law Section of the State Bar for a 3-year term.
“Erica is an outstanding associate and a respected member of the Global Gaming Practice,” said Mark A. Clayton, co-chair of the Global Gaming Practice and shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Las Vegas office. “I am confident that she will be a valuable addition to the Executive Committee of the Gaming Law Section of the State Bar.”
“We are proud of the continued achievements of Erica and this recognition of her gaming contributions,” said Michael J. Bonner, co-managing shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Las Vegas office. “I can’t think of anyone more suited to replace me on the Executive Committee.”
Okerberg focuses her practice on gaming law, including licensing and regulatory work; and promotional law, including sweepstakes and social gaming. Her experience includes: preparing and coordinating gaming applications and gaming renewals for individuals and entities in the U.S. and international jurisdictions; representing clients during the preparation and adoption of Nevada gaming regulations; preparing materials for sweepstakes, contests, and other promotional offers; as well as counseling clients regarding social gaming and skill games.
Okerberg received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and French from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in 2010. She graduated magna cum laude from William S. Boyd School of Law in 2013. During law school, Erica was the editor-in-chief of the UNLV Gaming Law Journal and a member of the Society of Advocates moot court team. She is a member of the International Association of Gaming Advisors, the Brand Activation Association, and the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Okerberg frequently publishes articles and updates on gaming law and promotional law matters. In 2016, she received a “40 Under 40 Award” from Global Gaming Business Magazine.
According to the Gaming Law Section its purpose is, “first, to enhance the role and skills of lawyers engaged in the practice of gaming law through study, collection, development and dissemination of material on subjects of interest to the gaming…