He represents clients in corporate securities and other business transactions; including acting as lead counsel on mergers and acquisitions, public securities offerings, private placements and a variety of financing, acquisition and restructuring transactions for publicly held and privately held business entities. Mr. Bonner counsels publicly held companies on disclosure obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including the preparation of annual reports to stockholders, proxy statements, and annual and quarterly periodic reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Mr. Bonner acts as outside counsel to boards of directors and special committees of boards of directors of publicly held and privately held entities.
He represents publicly held and privately held hotel-casino resort operators, manufacturers, suppliers, lenders and officers, directors, and key employees in transactional, licensing and other approvals before the Nevada State Gaming Control Board and the Nevada Gaming Commission.
•Mergers & acquisitions
Recognition & Leadership
Awards & Accolades
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2016-2019
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law; Gaming Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2008-2018
•Listed, Las Vegas Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year, 2014 and 2019
•Listed, Las Vegas Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year, 2012 and 2018
•Listed, Las Vegas Gaming Law Lawyer of the Year, 2016
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Mountain States Super Lawyers, 2007-2018
• Top 100 Lawyers in the Mountain States, 2012-2014
• Top 75 Lawyers in the Mountain States, 2011
•Listed, Nevada Business magazine, Legal Elite: The Silver State’s Top Attorneys, 2009-2016
•Listed, Leading Individual Corporate/M & A, Gaming and Licensing - Nevada, Chambers USA Guide, 2002-2016
•Listed, VEGAS INC, Top Lawyers, Corporate and Securities, 2013
•Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of America's Best Corporate Law Firms, 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
•Recognized, Las Vegas Business Press, Top 10 Business Lawyers in Las Vegas, 2009
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0
Professional & Community Involvement
•Member, UNLV Foundation Board of Trustees
•Board of Trustees and Past Chairman, Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce
•Board of Directors, Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance
•Member, Dean's Council, UNLV Boyd School of Law
•Member, American Bar Association
•Member, State Bar of Nevada
•Executive Committee Member, Gaming Law Section, 2002-2017
•Former Chairman, Business Law Committee, Corporations Sub-Committee
•Former Vice-Chairman, Southern Nevada Disciplinary Board
•Member, International Association of Gaming Advisors
•Member, World Presidents' Organization
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