Philadelphia-based Saul Ewing has scooped up four of the five attorneys at Ruben & Aronson in Bethesda, Md. The acquisition of Ruben & Aronson, which focuses on representing clients in the gaming business, marks the latest move by Big Law firms to bolster their gaming practices, according to The National Law Journal's sister publication The Legal Intelligencer.
The Legal Intelligencer reports that Robert Ruben and Louis Aronson will join Saul Ewing as partners, Lawrence London as special counsel and Jonathan Cohen as an associate. They will all be based in Saul Ewing's Washington office.
The group has represented operators, applicants, lenders and vendors involved in the casino industries in Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Nevada, Minnesota, Michigan and Ohio. They handle matters involving licensing, finance, mergers and acquisitions, real estate development, labor and employment, and regulatory reporting and compliance.
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