Jones Walker Gaming Attorneys Publish Inaugural Chambers Practice Guide

Jones Walker LLP gaming law partners Marc W. Dunbar, J. Kelly Duncan, Nicole M. Duarte, Kirkland E. Reid, and Thomas B. Shepherd III, together with associate Christopher K. Ulfers, recently authored several chapters in the inaugural Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guide for “Gaming, Gambling & Licensing 2018.” The guide provides legal insight and commentary on key issues and important developments for gaming law in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.

The chapters that were written by Jones Walker gaming practitioners cover current gaming regulations in the states where they practice law.

  • Mr. Dunbar, a partner in the Tallahassee office, authored the Florida chapter.
  • Mr. Duncan, a partner in the New Orleans office and co-chair of the Gaming team, authored the Louisiana chapter.
  • Ms. Duarte, a partner in the Houston office, authored the Texas chapter.
  • Mr. Reid, a partner in the Mobile office, authored the Alabama chapter.
  • Mr. Shepherd, a partner in the Jackson office and co-chair of the Gaming team, authored the Mississippi chapter.
  • Mr. Ulfers, an associate in the New Orleans office, contributed to the Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas chapters.

“We were pleased when Chambers and Partners approached Jones Walker about contributing to its new publication on gaming laws in the United States,” said Mr. Duncan.

“Chambers and Partners is one of the most respected names in the field of evaluating attorneys and law firms, and to be asked to contribute to this inaugural publication is a high honor for Jones Walker’s gaming practice,” Mr. Shepherd said.

Chambers and Partners (www.chambersandpartners.com/) is a premier legal directory that ranks the world’s best law firms and lawyers. The Global Practice Guides provide legal commentary on practice areas in key jurisdictions around the world. Chambers and Partners selects contributing editors who are ranked in the relevant Chambers Guides as the best in their field. The individual contributors who write the ‘Law and Practice’ and ‘Trends & Developments’ sections are selected on the same basis.

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