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

•Trustee, International Association of Gaming Attorneys

•Secretary, 2013

•Member, District of Columbia Bar Association

•Member, Illinois Bar Association

 
BornConcord, New Hampshire, April 12, 1960
 
Biography

Martha A. Sabol is 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

Awards & Recognition

•Listed,Chambers USA Guide, 2014

•Team Member,Corporate Board Membermagazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of America's Best Corporate Law Firms, 13 th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

•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

Associated News & Events

Press-Releases

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

01.09.08 Greenberg Traurig Names New Shareholders and Of Counsel in Chicago

01.07.08 Greenberg Traurig, LLP Names New Shareholders: Class of 2008 is More than 50 Percent Minorities/Women

11.14.06 Greenberg Traurig Expands its Chicago Office with the Addition of Martha A. Sabol

Alerts

06.24.14 Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Allows Ballot Question on Gaming Repeal to Proceed

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

08.28.12 Illinois Gaming Expansion Legislation Vetoed by Governor

06.06.11 Summary of Illinois Gambling Expansion Bill Sent to Governor for Approval

11.19.10 Revised Illinois 2010 Gaming Bill

10.20.09 Summary of Draft Illinois Gaming Board Rules for Video Gaming

 
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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:

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Allows Ballot Question on Gaming Repeal to Proceed
H. Hamilton Hackney,Laura McAllister Cox,Christopher H. Milton,Martha A. Sabol,Jamey L. Tesler, July 8, 2014
In a widely anticipated ruling, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts (SJC), the State’s highest court, issued a unanimous decision on June 24, 2014 requiring the Attorney General to certify for the November ballot a petition seeking to prohibit casino and slots gambling and abolish...

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Martha A. Sabol

77 West Wacker Drive, Suite 3100
ChicagoIL 60601




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