Bailey Glasser Adds Esports & Online Gaming Service Offering

08.24.2020

Washington, DC, August 24, 2020 – The national law firm Bailey Glasser LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of our portfolio of service offerings by creation of the Esports & Online Gaming practice. 

Boston-based attorney Carlos Duque will take the reins of the Esports & Online Gaming service offering. We have been advising Esports clients since 2015, with a keen eye focused on ever-changing industry standards during that time.

“This is a unique and burgeoning industry; I am excited to formally offer this service to our clients,” said Carlos. His work with daily fantasy sports (DFS) and Esports clients runs the gamut from general counsel services, capital formation, and compliance. Specifically, this includes preparation of various legal opinions to payment processors, confirming that online gaming operations are conducted in compliance with Federal and State gambling restrictions including the Wire Act, the Illegal Gambling Business Act (IGBA), and the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA).

“Bailey Glasser’s expanding portfolio has provided outstanding support to the clients that we serve in the Sports & Online Gaming industries,” said Marc Weintraub, a partner who heads the firm’s Corporate practice group. “The formalization of our Esports & Online Gaming practice is a natural step in our growth as a firm.”

“My team has been working with Bailey Glasser for a few years now,” said Stu Porter Jr., Founder of Clout Fantasy. Clout utilizes Bailey Glasser for mission-critical advice in the Esports & DFS industries. “From the beginning, I have been impressed by BG’s work ethic and client-first attitude as we worked hand-in-hand to resolve a number of thorny issues. The depth of their legal knowledge in Esports & Online Gaming regulation has been a game-changer as we brought my company through the development process.”

To read more about each of these service offerings, please visit the service page on our website here.

About Bailey Glasser LLP

Bailey Glasser was founded in 1999 by Ben Bailey and Brian Glasser in Charleston, West Virginia. Since then the firm has grown to more than 50 lawyers located in 12 offices including Birmingham, AL; Oakland, CA; Washington, DC; Wilmington, DE; St. Petersburg, FL; Boston, MA; St Louis, MO; Chicago, IL; Cherry Hill, NJ; Westchester, NY; and Morgantown and Charleston, WV. Plaintiffs and defendants rely on Bailey Glasser to handle the most challenging and consequential legal issues – regionally and nationwide – using a trial-focused approach to protect the interests of its clients. The firm’s corporate lawyers handle business matters ranging from the negotiation and execution of billions of dollars in commercial transactions, to IPOs, to assisting foreign businesses with investments in US assets.

For more information, visit baileyglasser.com.

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