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Clark Hill Adds John T. Moran Jr. to Las Vegas Office

May 17, 2022

Clark Hill announced today that John T. Moran Jr. has joined the firm as senior counsel of the Government & Regulatory Affairs Business Unit in Las Vegas.

Moran brings many years of experience in Gaming law to Clark Hill, and he is best known for his 14 years of work on the Nevada Gaming Commission, most recently serving as Chairman of the commission through 2021.

“John will be a great addition to our team in Las Vegas and add a unique element to our Government & Regulatory Affairs practice,” said Las Vegas Member-in-Charge Paola Armeni. “As gaming legalization spreads nationwide, John will be a tremendous asset to our team given his years of experience in gaming law.”

The son of the late Clark County Sheriff John Moran, Sr. Moran served with the Clark County Sheriff’s Department as a deputy sheriff beginning in 1969. Moran has been a member of the American Bar Association, the Clark County Bar Association, the National Trial Lawyers Association, and the International Association of Gaming Regulators. He was enrolled to practice law before the State Gaming Control Board and Nevada Gaming Commission in 1976.

“Joining Clark Hill is a great opportunity to share my knowledge and experience of the gaming industry with a well-established team that works with some of the top industry names and gaming leaders in the country,” Moran said.

Moran also served as a member and Chairman of both the Colorado River Commission and the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners.

“I was very proud to accomplish my personal goal of being appointed Chairman of three different state commissions by three different governors,” Moran said.

Moran is a graduate of the University of Nevada Las Vegas and earned his J.D. from Loyola University School of Law in Los Angeles. He was admitted to practice law in Nevada in 1975.

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