Martha A. Sabol: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Martha A. Sabol

Shareholder; Co-Chair, Gaming Practice
Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Gaming
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate & Securities
Contact InfoTelephone: 312.476.5114
Fax: 312.899.0335
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

Professional & Community Involvement

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

BornConcord, New Hampshire, April 12, 1960

Martha A. Sabol is Co-Chair of the Gaming Practice and Co-Chair of the firm's women's initiative. 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, The Best Lawyers in America, GamingLaw, 2015-2016
•Named, Lawyer of the Year, Gaming Law, Chicago, 2015
•Listed, Leading Lawyers Network, 2015-2016
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2014-2015
•Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of America's Best Corporate Law Firms, 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

11.13.15 Greenberg Traurig's Martha Sabol and Laura McAllister Cox Begin New Board of Officer Roles with International Association of Gaming Advisors
10.26.15 Greenberg Traurig Hosts 2015 Women's Business Forum
09.30.15 Greenberg Traurig Team to Participate in Susan G. Komen 's 3-Day Breast Cancer Walk in San Diego
06.03.15 Greenberg Traurig Wins Most Inclusive Firm for Minority Women Lawyers Award at 2015 Chambers USA Women in Law Awards
06.03.15 Fourteen Greenberg Traurig Chicago Attorneys and Five Practices Recognized in 2015 Chambers USA Guide
05.28.15 Greenberg Traurig Shortlisted for Seven Chambers USA Women in Law Awards
05.22.15 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in the 2015 Chambers USA Guide
03.05.15 Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Martha A. Sabol to Speak at National Association of Women Lawyers Mid-Year Meeting
02.03.15 Four Greenberg Traurig Attorneys to Speak at ICE Totally Gaming 2015
01.13.15 63 Greenberg Traurig Chicago Attorneys Recognized by Leading Lawyers


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

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

•Quoted, Deep Bench, Global Gaming Business Magazine, July 21, 2015
•Speaker, Making Legal Economics Work for You, National Association of Women Lawyers' Mid-Year Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 5, 2015
•Featured, A Better Way to Serve, Global Gaming Business Magazine, December 19, 2014
•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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Office Information

Martha A. Sabol

77 West Wacker Drive, Suite 3100
ChicagoIL 60601


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