Dickinson Wright PLLC
Mr. Silver's practice focuses on every aspect of gaming, liquor licensing and regulatory law, as well as planning and zoning matters, contractor licensing and transportation law.
Mr. Silver’s representative clients include Gaming Laboratories International, Dubai World, Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, Tuscany Hotel & Casino, Riverside Resort (Laughlin, NV), Grand Sierra Hotel & Casino (Reno, NV), Century Gaming Technologies, Bell Transportation, Ryan's Express, TopGolf International, Sega Sammy Holdings (Japan), Olympia Gaming (Sparks, NV), Las Vegas Sands, Westgate Resorts, Short Line Gaming, Speedee Marts and Hash House A-Go-Go restaurants. He has testified before the Nevada Legislature and U. S. Congressional sub-committees on gaming law issues and has consulted on gaming regulatory matters in several jurisdictions.
Mr. Silver served as a former Clark County Chief Deputy District Attorney heading the Consumer Affairs and White Collar Crimes Division and was the resident Las Vegas Member of the Nevada State Gaming Control Board during the state's tumultuous period of developing regulatory oversight. He is a Member, Counsellor and former President of the International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA). He currently serves as Chairman of the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement (Mob Museum). He is a Member and former Chairman of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce and former Secretary and Director of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). He also held positions at various resort hotels, such as COO and General Counsel for the Landmark Hotel & Casino, Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of the Riviera Hotel & Casino and Senior Vice-President of Marketing for Caesars Palace.
Mr. Silver, formerly a Certified Public Accountant (now inactive) was also named a Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" for Land Use & Zoning Law, Las Vegas in 2012 and "Lawyer of the Year" for Administrative / Regulatory Law, Las Vegas in 2013 and 2015.