Martha A. Sabol

Martha A. Sabol

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Martha A. Sabol is Co-Chair of the Gaming Practice and Co-Chair of the firm's Global Women's Initiative. She focuses her practice on gaming regulatory and business law, representing national and international casino owners, operators and suppliers in the areas of regulatory compliance, acquisition, licensure, internal investigation matters and corporate counseling.

Martha's previous legal experience includes her role as Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer with Hyatt Gaming Management, Inc., which owns, manages and consults with casinos in the United States and abroad. While head of the legal department, she was responsible for supervising all legal and compliance functions as well as administrative and corporate governance activities. Prior to Hyatt Gaming, Martha was in private practice where she represented public and private companies and individual clients on corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, securities and tax related matters.

Martha brings a business perspective to every matter, drawing on her more than 10 years of experience in management, sales and sales leadership that she gained while working in the contract management industry.

Concentrations

  • Gaming law
  • Corporate and securities
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Capabilities

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed,The Best Lawyers in America, Gaming Law, 2015-2020
    • Named, "Lawyer of the Year," Gaming Law, Chicago, 2015 and 2020
  • Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2014-2019
  • Listed, Chicago Business Journal, "Women of Influence," 2018 
  • Listed, Global Gaming Business magazine, "Top Ten Women in Gaming," 2018 
  • Listed, Crain’s Chicago Business, 2017-2018
    • Listed, "Chicago’s Notable Women Lawyers," 2018
    • Listed, "Most Influential Women Lawyers in Chicago," 2017
  • Listed, Leading Lawyers Network, 2015-2019
    • Listed, “Among the Top 100 Women Business Lawyers in Illinois,” 2018
  • Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of "America’s Best Corporate Law Firms," 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
  • International Association of Gaming Attorneys
    • President, 2016
    • Vice President, 2014-2015
    • Secretary, 2013
    • Trustee, 2007-2012
  • Member, District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Member, Illinois Bar Association

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., cum laude, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 1999
  • B.S., University of New Hampshire, 1982
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Illinois