Lawdragon, a source for lawyer rankings and legal news, recognized Norman Brownstein and Frank A. Schreck of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck as two of the nation’s leading lawyers in America. The Lawdragon Top 500 Leading Lawyers in America is one of the most elite distinctions in the legal profession.
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A founding member and chairman of the board of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, Norman Brownstein is nationally recognized for his extensive experience in real estate law, commercial transactions and public policy advocacy. Brownstein’s policy practice spans the economic spectrum, extending to telecommunications, financial services, agriculture, tax and health care interests. Throughout his successful career, Brownstein has helped dozens of major organizations and corporations successfully develop and execute a myriad of legislative and regulatory strategies, including AT&T, Apollo Private Equity, Toshiba Corporation, Western Union, Comcast, Intelsat, Global Crossing and the National Cable & Telecommunications Association.
Frank A. Schreck is chair of the firm’s gaming law group and a member of the corporate and securities group. Schreck’s work revolves around licensing matters and all other aspects of regulatory compliance, representing Wynn Resorts, MGM Mirage, Harrah’s Entertainment, Pinnacle Entertainment, Station Casinos, WMS Industries, Riviera Hotel and Casino, Kerzner International and Barden Gaming. Schreck created the licensing structure used in achieving regulatory approval for private equity acquisitions in the gaming sector. Additionally, Schreck coordinated the gaming licensing efforts in the U.S. and internationally for Apollo Management and Texas Pacific Group in their purchase of Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc., and Fortress Investment Group in the purchase of Penn International, Inc.