Levenson, Lloyd D.
Address: 1125 Atlantic Avenue Suite 320, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Lawyer Firm: Cooper Levenson Attorneys at Law
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Lloyd D. Levenson is Chief Executive Officer of the firm and Chairman of the Casino & iGaming Law practice group, as well as of the Government Services group. Lloyd and the firm have been instrumental in developing and implementing all aspects of gaming law, including the newest developments in online or Internet gaming (iGaming) law, sports wagering legal matters, mobile gaming matters, and pari-mutuel betting issues.
In the practice area of Gaming Law in 2015, Lloyd was the sole attorney in the state who was included on the New Jersey Super Lawyers list, a Thomson Reuters business. As an accomplished trial attorney in complex casino regulatory matters, Lloyd is uniquely positioned to address a broad range of industry legal issues, with a client list that includes casinos, sovereign governments, casino professionals and suppliers to the casino industry. He takes on some of the industry’s key cases, from defending his clients in class action suits to winning a landmark Federal Appeals Court case frustrating a gambler’s attempt to avoid millions of dollars in gambling debts.
Formerly an officer and trustee of the International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA), Lloyd has served as President and currently serves as a Counselor of this worldwide organization. He also served twice as Chairman of the Casino Law Section of the New Jersey Bar Association. He was selected by the government of the U.S. Virgin Islands to serve as its advisor in the development of casino gaming on St. Croix. He also was chairman of the Gaming Law Committee of the General Practice Section of the American Bar Association.
Lloyd began his career as Assistant Essex County Prosecutor and Chief Trial Attorney for the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office. He also served as Chief Assistant for the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and, for several years, Lloyd served as counsel to the Atlantic County Chiefs of Police.
His community and philanthropic work is well known in the region and includes:
L.E.A.D. (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) Board of Directors and Second Vice President Member, Board of Trustees for the Southern New Jersey Development CouncilCampaign chairman of the United Way of Atlantic CountyChairman, American Heart Association’s Southern New Jersey "My Heart. My Life." 2015 campaign
Awards and Honors
Stockton University established the Lloyd D. Levenson Institute for Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism (LIGHT) in its School of Business. Since 2010, the Institute combines research, training and management components to fill the need for a comprehensive institute to serve a critical aspect of New Jersey’s economy. Additional awards and honors include:
Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell in Casino & Gaming Law Elected to The Fellows of the American Bar AssociationNamed to the 2015 New Jersey Super Lawyer list, a Thomson Reuters business, in Gaming LawRecipient, D.A.R.E. New Jersey ‘Future of New Jersey’ awardNamed to the West Orange, New Jersey Athletic Hall of Fame in honor of his championship basketball careerInducted into the Atlantic City Hall of FameUnited Way Volunteer of the Year AwardBoys & Girls Club of Atlantic City’s Volunteer Champion award“Mainlander of the Year” (2008) by the Atlantic City Chamber of CommerceAtlantic City Rotary Club’s 2011 Beacon Award for Vocational Service2012 Spirit of Hospitality Award from the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors AuthorityRecipient of Gaming Industry Leadership Award for his work in various gaming related disciplines.Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015 in Gaming Laww
A graduate of Lafayette College with a Bachelor of Arts degree, Lloyd earned his Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center, is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of New Jersey, in New York and before the United States Supreme Court.
An author of hundreds of articles on gaming law, Lloyd has been a regular columnist for The Casino Journal and the Boardwalk Journal where “Lloyd D. Levenson’s ‘Life at the Shore’” appears monthly.
Setting A Positive Precedent Casino Law ReportGaming’s Altered Evolution Tech TrendsCalculated Risks Tech TrendsAttaining Sound Regulations Casino Law ReportBusiness Minded Casino Law BulletinUnder the Microscope Tech Trends
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