Mark A. Clayton

Mark A. Clayton: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Shareholder; Co-Chair, Global Gaming Practice at Greenberg Traurig, LLP (2016 Attorneys)
  • 3773 Howard Hughes Parkway, Suite 400 North, Las Vegas, NV 89169
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Mark A. Clayton is Co-Chair of the Global Gaming Practice and has wide-ranging experience in the gaming industry and focuses his practice on gaming operational and regulatory matters, including those related to land-based gaming, internet gaming and the manufacturing and distribution of gaming equipment. He also focuses on legislation and regulatory projects and represents clients with gaming matters in U.S. and international jurisdictions. Prior to joining the firm, Mark served as counsel for three casino corporations. He is a former member of the Nevada Gaming Control Board.


•Gaming and regulation
•Corporate law

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Gaming Law, 2013-2019
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, National - Leading Lawyers for Gaming & Licensing, 2014-2018
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Mountain States Super Lawyers, 2011-2018
•Listed, Chambers Global, Gaming & Gambling (global-wide), 2013-2017
•Listed, The International Who's Who of Sports & Entertainment Lawyers, 2013-2016
•Listed, Nevada Business Magazine, Legal Elite, 2012
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, National - Leading Lawyers for Business, 2012
•Listed, Las Vegas Business Press, Top 10 Gaming Attorneys, 2012

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Gaming
  • Anti-Money Laundering

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
702.599.8006  Phone
702.792.9002  Fax
University Attended:
Washington University, St. Louis, B.S.B.A., cum laude, 1987
Law School Attended:
Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1990
Year of First Admission:
1990, Nevada

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, State Bar of Nevada
•Vice Chair, Gaming Law Section, 2003-2010
•Member, American Bar Association, Business Law Section
•Adjunct Professor, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Gaming Law
•Member, Advisory Council
•Board Member, Gaming Law Review and Economics Journal, Editorial Board
•Charter Member, Nevada Gaming Attorneys
•Member, International Association of Gaming Advisors
•Member, International Masters of Gaming Law

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Experience: Noteworthy Experiences: Member, Nevada Gaming Control Board, 2005-2008; Vice President, Caesars Entertainment, Inc., Corporate Law, 2001-2005; Vice President and General Counsel, Aladdin Gaming Holdings, LLC and Aladdin Gaming, LLC, 1998-2001; Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, Showboat, Inc., 1995-1998; Member, Caesars Entertainment Corporation, Compliance Committee, 2011-2015; Member, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Compliance Committee, 2011-2015; Member, Silicon Gaming, Inc., Compliance Committee, 1996-2001
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  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0 (5 reviews)
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