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Ellen Whittemore—Acclaimed Gaming & Compliance Attorney—Joins Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Ellen Whittemore—Acclaimed Gaming & Compliance Attorney—Joins Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck is pleased to announce that Ellen Whittemore, a venerable presence in Nevada gaming for nearly 30 years, has joined the firm as a shareholder. Whittemore will be based in Brownstein’s Las Vegas office.

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Chris Frahm Receives San Diego Business Journal’s 2016 Women Who Mean Business Award

Chris Frahm Receives San Diego Business Journal’s 2016 Women Who Mean Business Award

The San Diego Business Journal announced Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck’s Chris Frahm, a shareholder in the firm’s San Diego office, as a recipient of its 2016 Women Who Mean Business award.

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Lampkin, Mottur Named to The Hill’s 2016 Top Lobbyist List

Lampkin, Mottur Named to The Hill’s 2016 Top Lobbyist List

Marc Lampkin and Al Mottur, two members of Brownstein’s public policy and lobbying team, were recognized in The Hill’s 2016 Top Lobbyist List. The publication noted that the pair "are riding high at what is now the second-highest-grossing lobby shop in Washington.”

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Brownstein Announces the Establishment of Its Life Sciences Practice Group

Brownstein Announces the Establishment of Its Life Sciences Practice Group

Brownstein is pleased to announce the formal establishment of its Life Sciences Practice Group and the appointment of Rita S. Wu, Ph.D., as its chair.

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Brownstein Adds Accomplished Engineer, Patent Attorney and Former Business Executive Richard Zelenka as Of Counsel

Brownstein Adds Accomplished Engineer, Patent Attorney and Former Business Executive Richard Zelenka as Of Counsel

Richard Zelenka brings a disciplined and practical approach to intellectual property matters. As an experienced patent attorney, he has drafted and obtained patents in diverse arts to include automated systems, business methods and software, medical devices, energy, electronic devices, mechanical systems and commercial products.

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Case Studies

Denver Serves as Model for Las Vegas Transit Projects

Leaders in Las Vegas’ public and private sectors visit Denver to experience first-hand what it takes to make investment in smart transit options a reality. More

Jumped to No. 2 Federal Lobbying Firm In Just 20 Years

No matter what the type of organization, playing an active role in the political decision-making process and policy formation is no longer a luxury—it is an imperative. More

Melanoma Research Gets a Boost From Successful Lobbying

Brownstein’s policy team was a driving force behind the doubled funding for melanoma and other cancer research in the 2015 omnibus appropriations bill as well as the Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer through our team’s pro bono work with the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA). More

Helping a Community Hospital Thrive

The sale of a distressed hospital takes an integrated team with the ability to pull together the right resources in a limited time frame. More

Creating a Path for Compensation on Behalf of the Former American Hostages in Tehran

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State Tourism Projects Get a Boost from Regional Tourism Act

Brownstein guided statewide effort to promote tourism in Colorado that resulted in a quarter-billion dollars of economic development projects throughout the state. More

Reinventing a Denver Icon

The $54 million transformation of Denver’s historic 120-year-old train station was accomplished through a complex and rapidly evolving public/private partnership. More

50 Golf Clubs: One Successful Transaction

ClubCorp’s purchase of Sequoia Golf and its inventory of 50 courses required quick work and careful planning to close such a large transaction in just eight weeks. More

SouthGlenn Mall Reborn as The Streets at SouthGlenn

Redevelopment involves a myriad of legal issues, from joint venture structuring to public and private financing. More

Securing Much-Needed Access to the Colorado River

After a 15-year effort to negotiate and litigate the 2003 Colorado River Quantification Settlement Agreement all of the remaining legal challenges to the landmark accord have been thrown out. More