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Jennifer Roberts

Associate Director, International Center for Gaming Regulation
Department(s): International Gaming Institute
Office: SFB 325
Mail Code: 6041
Phone: 702-895-2653
Fax: 702-895-1135
Email: jennifer.roberts@unlv.edu

Biography

Jennifer Roberts is the Associate Director of the International Center for Gaming Regulation. She has practiced gaming law in Nevada since 2003 and was previously a shareholder in the Gaming & Regulatory Department of the Nevada-based law firm of Lionel Sawyer & Collins. Her legal practice included representation of clients in gaming law, including gaming licensing, gaming compliance, and gaming law development. Roberts also represented major hotel chains, nightclubs, restaurants, and bars in federal, state, and local alcohol licensing and compliance. She has served as an expert witness on Nevada alcohol laws. Her legal practice also included practice in land use and zoning, business licensing, and regulatory and administrative law. Since 2008, Roberts has been adjunct professor of gaming law at the William S. Boyd School of Law. She has taught courses on introduction to gaming law, gaming law policy, fundamentals of casino operations and management, and resort hotel casino law. She is also an adjunct professor in gaming law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah.