Jeffrey A. Silver: Lawyer with Gordon Silver

Jeffrey A. Silver

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Las Vegas,  NV  U.S.A.
Phone(702) 796-5555

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Gaming & Regulatory Compliance
  • Government Relations
  • Internet Gaming
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Liquor Licensing & Hospitality
  • Mediation, Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Privileged Licensing
  • Transportation
 
University Northwestern University, B.S., Business Administration, 1967
 
Law SchoolUniversity of San Diego Law, J.D., 1971
 
Admitted1971, Nevada; 1972, California (inactive); 1972, U.S. Tax Court; 1972, U.S. District Court, Nevada; 1973, U.S. Supreme Court
 
Memberships 

Affiliations

International Association of Gaming Advisors, Former Trustee and President (1992-94) and Counsellor (2001-Present)

Las Vegas Events, Board Member (2012-Present)

American Bar Association's Gaming Law Committee, Former Chairman and Vice-Chairman (1995-98)

Chamber's Insurance and Benefits, LLC, Former Board Member (2009-10)

Greater Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, Former Trustee (1984-89) and Chairman (1988)

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, Former Director and Secretary-Treasurer (1989-1992)

United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board, Former Member (1990-94)

Las Vegas FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association, Secretary and Director (2010-Present)

National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement (The Mob Museum), Board Member (2010-Present)

William McCool Science Center Foundation, Former Founding Member

Boulder Dam Area Council of Boy Scouts, Former Vice-President of Exploring

 
Biography

Mr. Silver is a shareholder and is the chairman of the firm's Administrative, Gaming & Government Affairs Department. He has been involved in every aspect of gaming, liquor licensing and regulatory law, as well as planning and zoning matters and transportation law.

Mr. Silver's representative clients include Gaming Laboratories International, Gaming Partners International, Dubai World, Tuscany Hotel & Casino, The Stephen Siegel Group, Grand Sierra Hotel & Casino (Reno), Applebee's Restaurants, Bell Transportation, United Coin, and Casino Technology (Bulgaria). He has testified before the Nevada Legislature and U. S. Congressional sub-committees on gaming law issues and has consulted on gaming regulatory matters in several jurisdictions.

Mr. Silver served as a former Clark County Chief Deputy District Attorney heading the Consumer Affairs and White Collar Crimes Division and was the resident Las Vegas Member of the Nevada State Gaming Control Board during the state's tumultuous period of developing regulatory oversight. He also held positions at various resort hotels, such as COO and General Counsel for the Landmark Hotel & Casino, Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of the Riviera Hotel & Casino and Senior Vice-President of Marketing for Caesars Palace.

Mr. Silver was also named a Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year for Land Use & Zoning Law, Las Vegas in both 2012 and 2013.

Distinctions

Mr. Silver was named a Lawyer of the Year designee in both the 2012 and 2013 editions of Best Lawyers in America. He was also named Best Lawyers of America 2013 and 2014 for Administrative/ Regulatory Law, Gaming Law and Land Use & Zoning Law, Las Vegas. He is regularly listed as one of Nevada's pre-eminent gaming law practitioners by Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business. His name appears among the distinguished attorneys listed in Mountain States Super Lawyers, including being listed in the Top 100 for 2013 and 2014, and Nevada Super Lawyers. He is also listed in Woodward & White's Best Lawyers in America. The publication recognized him for both his gaming expertise and as the Nevada Lawyer of the Year, 2011, for Zoning Law. Additionally, Mr. Silver holds the highest AV classification issued by Martindale-Hubbell, an independent attorney rating service.

Mr. Silver was selected by his peers as one of the top attorneys in Nevada and recognized in the Nevada Business Journal as a Legal Elite, 2011 - 2013. He was also named one of the Top Lawyers in the Gaming category by VEGAS INC. for 2012 and 2013.

Mr. Silver has qualified as a Certified Public Accountant in Nevada and California (both now inactive). He has also spoken at numerous IAGA, ABA, State Bar Associations and Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants conferences. He has lived in Las Vegas since 1955.

One of the many notable ways in which Mr. Silver helped shape the gaming industry in Nevada is his work on the Nevada State Gaming Control Board and the Frank Lefty Rosenthal hearings. CLICK HERE to read the entire story.

Administrative / Regulatory Law, Las Vegas

Land Use & Zoning Law, Las Vegas

Mountain States

Lawyer Jeffrey Silver Top Attorney Transportation

Publications

Author, Gaming Law, ABA The Compleat Lawyer, 1997

In the News

Jeffrey Silver Elected Vice Chairman of Mob Museum

Gordon Silver's Jeffrey Silver has been elected vice chairman of the National Museum of Organized Crime & Law Enforcement or the Mob Museum.

Posted on: Jul 18th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Las Vegas Business Press

Gordon Silver Lawyers Receive Top Super Lawyers Honors

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that six of our lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the Top 100 in the 2014 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers.

Posted on: Jul 02nd, 2014 Posted In: Press Releases Source:

Jeffrey Silver Elected Vice-Chairman of Board of Directors for Mob Museum

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that Jeffrey A. Silver has been elected Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Mob Museum.

Posted on: Jun 26th, 2014 Posted In: Press Releases Source:

Five Gordon Silver Lawyers Listed in Super Lawyers Top 100

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that 30 of our lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers. Of note, four of our shareholders are in the Top 100 List: Gerald Gordon, Jeffrey Silver, Michael Feder, Eric Hone and John Krieger.

Posted on: Jun 23rd, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Mountain States Super Lawyers Magazine

Five Gordon Silver Lawyers Listed on Pro Bono Honor Roll for July 2014

Gordon Silver lawyers Paola Armeni, Thomas Fell, Jeffrey Silver, Eunice Beattie and Kristin Tyler were recognized on the Pro Bono Honor Roll by the State Bar of Nevada for accepting cases in April 2014 through the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.

Posted on: Jun 22nd, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Nevada Lawyer

Jeffrey Silver Named To Chambers USA 2014

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that Jeffrey A. Silver has been named in Chambers USA 2014 list in Gaming and Licensing.

Posted on: Jun 17th, 2014 Posted In: Press Releases Source:

Thirty Gordon Silver Lawyers Selected As Super Lawyers For 2014 Mountain States Super Lawyers

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that 19 of our lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers. In addition, 11 of our lawyers have been selected as Rising Stars.

Posted on: Apr 11th, 2014 Posted In: Press Releases Source:

Jeffrey Silver on Nevada Bank Naming Issue

Jeffrey Silver of Gordon Silver on speaks on Nevada Bank Naming Issue - KSNV, Ralston Reports

Posted on: Mar 25th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: News 3 KSNV - Las Vegas

Jeffrey Silver on MGM/House of Blues Issue

Jeffrey Silver of Gordon Silver speaks on MGM/House of Blues Issue - KSNV, Ralston Reports

Posted on: Mar 25th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: News 3 KSNV - Las Vegas

Four Gordon Silver Lawyers Listed on Pro Bono Honor Roll for March 2014

Gordon Silver lawyers Thomas Fell, Jeffrey Silver, Eunice Beattie and Kory Kaplan were recognized on the Pro Bono Honor Roll by the State Bar of Nevada for accepting cases in December 2013 through the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.

Posted on: Mar 01st, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Nevada Lawyer

 
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Jeffrey A. Silver

3960 Howard Hughes Parkway, 9th Floor
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