The UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law presents the inaugural Robert D. Faiss Lecture on Gaming Law & Policy with Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr.
Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr., was for two decades the President & CEO of the American Gaming Association (AGA). In his role as the chief executive of the AGA, Fahrenkopf was the national advocate for the commercial casino industry and was responsible for positioning the association to address regulatory, political and educational issues affecting the industry. A lawyer by profession, Fahrenkopf gained prominence during the 1980s, when he served as chairman of the Republican Party during the presidency of Ronald Reagan. His early legal career included 17 years of practice as a trial and gaming lawyer in Nevada, his home state. He served as the first Chairman of the American Bar Association (ABA) Committee on Gaming Law and was the founding trustee and president of the International Association of Gaming Attorneys, a worldwide organization of government gaming regulators and private attorneys acting on behalf of licensed gaming enterprises.
A reception will follow the lecture.