Martha A. Sabol: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Martha A. Sabol

Co-Chair, Gaming Practice
Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone312.476.5114

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Practice Areas

  • Gaming
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate & Securities
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 312.476.5114
Fax: 312.899.0335
http://www.gtlaw.com/People/Martha-A-Sabol
 
University University of New Hampshire, B.S., 1982
 
Law SchoolLoyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1999
 
Admitted1999, Illinois; 2000, District of Columbia
 
Memberships 

Professional & Community Involvement
•Vice President, International Association of Gaming Attorneys
•Secretary, 2013
•Trustee, 2007-2012
•Member, District of Columbia Bar Association
•Member, Illinois Bar Association

 
BornConcord, New Hampshire, April 12, 1960
 
Biography

Martha A. Sabol is Co-Chair of the Gaming Practice. She focuses her practice on gaming regulatory and business law, representing national and international casino owners, operators and suppliers in the areas of regulatory compliance, acquisition, licensure, internal investigation matters and corporate counseling.

Martha's previous legal experience includes her role as Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer with Hyatt Gaming Management, Inc., which owns, manages and consults with casinos in the United States and abroad. While head of the legal department, she was responsible for supervising all legal and compliance functions as well as administrative and corporate governance activities. Prior to Hyatt Gaming, Martha was in private practice where she represented public and private companies and individual clients on corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, securities and tax related matters.

Martha brings a business perspective to every matter, drawing on her more than 10 years of experience in management, sales and sales leadership that she gained while working in the contract management industry.

Areas of Concentration
•Gaming law
•Corporate and securities

Associated News & Events
09.08.14 Greenberg Traurig Sponsoring International Gaming Summit in Philadelphia
08.25.14 Mark Clayton Joins Greenberg Traurig's Global Gaming Practice
08.18.14 26 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2015 'Lawyers of the Year' by Best Lawyers in America
06.06.14 Greenberg Traurig Gaming Practice Chair Receives Nationwide Ranking in 2014 Chambers USA Guide; Las Vegas Office Head Recognized for 5th Consecutive Time
05.23.14 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide
05.06.14 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys to Speak at Inaugural Japan Gaming Congress
04.01.13 Greenberg Traurig Represents Black Bear Realty Co. in its $160 Million Sale of Oxford Casino
09.27.12 Greenberg Traurig LLP Represents Amaya Gaming Group in its $167 Million Acquisition of Cadillac Jack, Inc.
02.11.11 Greenberg Traurig Supports Educational Program for College Students Pursuing Gaming and Hospitality Careers
09.16.08 Greenberg Traurig, LLP Launches Multidisciplinary Gaming Practice

Alerts
11.04.14 Denmark's Differentiated Tax Regime for Online Gambling and Land-Based Games Still Stands
08.01.14 Update to Dutch Online Gaming Liberalization Process
07.22.14 Update to Massachusetts Gaming Commission's Gaming Vendor Licensing Process
06.24.14 Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Allows Ballot Question on Gaming Repeal to Proceed
05.12.14 Life Sciences & Medical Technology Newsletter, Spring 2014
03.20.14 California Poised to Pass On-Line Poker Legislation
02.10.14 State of Play-Is 2014 the Year of Internet Gaming?
02.03.14 Massachusetts Gaming Commission Issues Final Regulations on Gaming Vendor Licensing and Registration
11.22.13 Let the Games Begin...Voters Approve Casino Gaming in New York State
11.20.13 Lending to Video Gaming Terminal Operators and Manufacturers in Illinois

Awards & Recognition
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Gaming Law, 2015
•Named, Lawyer of the Year, Gaming Law, Chicago , 2015
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2014
•Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of America's Best Corporate Law Firms, 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013

Articles, Publications, & Lectures
•Co-Author, Tips for Massachusetts Gaming Vendor Applicants, Law360, August 19, 2014
•Co-Author, Update to Massachusetts Gaming Commission's Gaming Vendor Licensing Process , GT Alert, July 22, 2014
•Co-Author, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Allows Ballot Question on Gaming Repeal to Proceed , GT Alert, June 24, 2014
•Co-Author, Recent Developments Could Shape Internet Gaming Future, Law360, March 10, 2014
•Co-Author, Massachusetts Gaming Commission Issues Final Regulations on Gaming Vendor Licensing and Registration , GT Alert, February 3, 2014
• Co-Author, Let the Games Begin ... Voters Approve Casino Gaming in New York State , GT Alert , November 22, 2013
•Co-Author, Illinois Gaming Expansion Legislation Vetoed by Governor , GT Alert, August 28, 2012
•Co-Author, Summary of Illinois Gambling Expansion Bill Sent to Governor for Approval , GT Alert, June 6, 2011
•Co-Author, Revised Illinois 2010 Gaming Bill , GT Alert, December 2010
•Author, Summary of Draft Illinois Gaming Board Rules for Video Gaming , GT Alert, October 20, 2009
•Author, 2009 Amendments to Illinois Lottery Law: Private Management of the Lottery , GT Alert, August 10, 2009
•Author, A Summary of the Illinois Video Gaming Act , GT Alert, July 22, 2009
•Author, Win or Lose, The Gaming Lawyer, October 2007

 
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Denmark’s Differentiated Tax Regime for Online Gambling and Land-Based Games Still Stands
Martha A. Sabol,Emilie van Hasselt,Peter van Langeveld, November 6, 2014
On Sept. 26, 2014, the EU General Court issued two rulings on Denmark’s differentiated tax regime for online gambling and land-based games. The applicants had challenged the September 2011 decision of the European Commission that a differentiated tax regime for online gambling and land-based...

Update to Dutch Online Gaming Liberalization Process
Martha A. Sabol,Reinier van de Steenoven,Emilie van Hasselt,Peter van Langeveld, August 4, 2014
In July 2014, the Dutch legislative proposal to open the market for online gaming was submitted to the Dutch House of Representatives. At the same time, the advice given by the Dutch Council of State to the Dutch Government to reconsider its choice to liberalize the Internet gaming market was made...

Update to Massachusetts Gaming Commission's Gaming Vendor Licensing Process
Laura McAllister Cox,Martha A. Sabol,Jamey L. Tesler, July 24, 2014
The gaming vendor licensing process is underway in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and applicants should be aware of the following:

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Martha A. Sabol

77 West Wacker Drive, Suite 3100
ChicagoIL 60601




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