CREDENTIALS


Barth F. Aaron

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES:

Nevada Bar Admission (1997), New Jersey Bar Admission (1977), New York Bar Admission (1989)

Gaming Licenses held in Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Oregon, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

  • International Masters of Gaming Law (2002 – Present)
  • International Association of Gaming Attorneys (1994 – 2004, 2011 to present)
  • American Bar Association (1997 – Present)
  • State Bar of Nevada (1997 – Present)

EDUCATION:

Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D. cum laude (rank 10th in class)

Brandeis University, B.A.

RELATED ACTIVITIES:

Instructor:
American University – Washington College of Law, Hospitality and Tourism Law “Advanced Issues in Gaming Law” (2013)

Panel Speaker:

  • G2E – “Worker Challenges” (2013)
  • ABA Gaming Law Minefield (2006-2011, 2013-2015)
  • US Online Gaming Law Conference (2011-2012)
  • National Indian Gaming Association Conference (2013) “Internet Gaming Affiliates”
  • Gaming Technology Forum (2013) “Internet Gaming Affiliates”
  • Southern Gaming Summit – Emerging Markets
  • IAGA Annual Conference
    • Native American Gaming
    • Conducting Internal Investigations

Moderator:
G2E – “VLT’s the Legal Lessons”; “Border Patrol: Dealing With Jurisdictional Disputes” (2014))

Co-Author:
Casino Journal Article on 1995 Amendments to New Jersey Casino Control Act.

Article Author:
The Nevada Regulatory Compliance Committee, The Law of the Game, Vol. 3, No. 1 (2012)

Article Author:
Current Ethical Issues for the In-house Gaming Attorney, Casino Lawyer, Vol. 9, No. 1 (2013)

Article Author:
Bitcoin: Is Virtual Currency Real?, Casino Lawyer, Vol. 10, No. 1 (2014)

Barth Aaron is an experienced attorney with over 35 years in public service, private practice and in-house assignments. Mr. Aaron served as a felony prosecutor and represented the State in administrative matters while practicing in New Jersey. He was assigned to a Special Prosecutions Section in a division of the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, handling complex and difficult licensing and violations of the New Jersey Casino Control Act, while being responsible for the licensing and regulatory oversight of three Atlantic City casinos. In private practice, Mr. Aaron handled civil and criminal trials and headed the litigation department of his firm. He also served as a senior attorney in a firm concentrating in the representation of casino gaming clients, with exposure to regulatory schemes throughout the United States.

During the second portion of his career, Mr. Aaron has served as Chief Legal Officer or General Counsel for both publicly traded and privately held companies, with responsibility for corporate governance, regulatory compliance, human resources, vendor and customer agreements, development, including mergers and acquisitions and related business activities.  His experience includes all manner of business transactions and relations, both internal – board of directors, employment and other share- and stake-holders and external – vendors, customers, risk management, partner and venture relations, finance and operations.

Mr. Aaron is now available for consultation and dispute resolution in all areas of commercial and business activities.