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Erica Okerberg Joins the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation Advisory Council

LAS VEGAS – Feb. 21, 2018 – Erica L. Okerberg, gaming associate in the Las Vegas office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been appointed to the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation Advisory Council.

Las Vegas welcomed professional ice hockey team The Vegas Golden Knights in 2017 and the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation was established to serve as the team’s main charitable beneficiary through various fundraisers, in-game efforts, and other initiatives to engage fans. The Foundation’s Advisory Council is composed of local business and community leaders nominated by the Foundation staff and appointed by the Board of Directors to support the development, funding, and delivery of the Foundation’s charitable programs and services in a voluntary role.

“Erica will be an invaluable asset to the Council. We are pleased she can contribute to the community through her involvement with the Council," said Michael J. Bonner, co-managing shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Las Vegas office. “At Greenberg Traurig, our attorneys are encouraged to demonstrate leadership both professionally and within the community.”

Having grown up in Minnesota, Okerberg is an avid hockey fan and has a true appreciation for the positive impact hockey can have on a community. Okerberg focuses her practice on gaming law, including licensing and regulatory work; and promotional law, including sweepstakes and social gaming. Her experience includes preparing and coordinating gaming applications and gaming renewals for individuals and entities in the U.S. and international jurisdictions; representing clients during the preparation and adoption of Nevada gaming regulations; preparing materials for sweepstakes, contests, and other promotional offers; as well as counselling clients regarding social gaming and skill games.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Global Gaming Group

Greenberg Traurig’s Global Gaming Group focuses not only on casino operations, but also addresses lotteries, pari-mutuel wagering, charitable gaming, tribal gaming, and internet gaming, where permitted by law. Members of the group have varied backgrounds and are located throughout the firm’s offices, allowing them to assist gaming clients in this highly regulated industry across multiple U.S. jurisdictions and internationally. The group’s focus includes the representation of casino owners, operators and executives, gaming manufacturers and suppliers, private equity firms, and investment banks on gaming related matters

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.