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John T. Moran III

Senior Counsel
Senior Director, Clark Hill Public Strategies
fax +1 702.862.8400

John T. Moran focuses on legislation and regulatory projects and represents clients with gaming matters in the United States and other international jurisdictions.

John represents private and government clients before various State and local government agencies, including the Nevada Legislature, city councils, county commissions, State Gaming Agencies and various other political subdivisions, including lobbying and administrative hearings. His experience encompasses the gaming industry, and he focuses his practice on gaming operations and regulatory matters, including those related to land-based gaming, internet gaming and the manufacture and distribution of gaming equipment.

Prior to joining the firm, John served as legal counsel for a host of leading gaming companies. John is currently serving a 6-year term as an elected member to Nevada’s Board of Regents, the entity governing Nevada’s System of Higher Education, setting policy and approving budgets for Nevada’s entire public system of higher education.  He is also the former gubernatorial appointee and chairman to the Nevada Commission on Ethics, an 8-member body tasked with interpretation and enforcement of the provisions of Ethics in Government Law set forth in Nevada Revised Statutes.


B.A., magna cum laude, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
J.D., California Western School of Law, San Diego, California


Member, Board of Regents, District 13 (Elected), Nevada System of Higher Education (January 2017 – Present)

State Bar Licenses


Court Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. District Ct., District of Nevada