Gaming I APRIL 14, 2021

A.C. Ansani Joins Howard & Howard's Thriving Gaming Practice

ROYAL OAK, Mich., April 14, 2021 – Veteran gaming attorney A.C. Ansani has joined Howard & Howard and will practice out of the firm’s Las Vegas, Nevada office.

Ansani has been a fixture in the gaming industry since 1998. Prior to joining Howard & Howard, he served as vice president-legal and chief gaming counsel for the gaming division of Scientific Games Corporation. There, Ansani managed the gaming contract department with the responsibility of administrating thousands of commercial contracts annually. He has personally negotiated hundreds of complex transactional and technology matters and supported the regulatory compliance department in gaming licensing and product approvals.

Prior to Scientific Games, he served as general counsel for Rocket Gaming Systems where he built and managed the company's first in-house legal and compliance departments responsible for the management of the company's intellectual property portfolio, administering regulatory and product compliance matters, and supporting the human resources team. Ansani also served on Rocket's executive leadership team, assisting in creating corporate strategies to help the company reach its business goals. Before joining Rocket, he served as assistant general counsel for Bally Technologies, where he held similar responsibilities for gaming commercial and transactional work, regulatory matters, government affairs, and human resources support.

Ansani has worked with advanced technology developments that impact gaming operators and manufacturers such as Software as a Service delivery (SaaS), cloud solutions, and the advancement of fintech in the gaming experience. He has also managed company legal matters working closely with outside law firms affording him a client’s perspective and understanding of advancing business interests while accomplishing intended legal outcomes. Ansani has also worked extensively with tribal gaming and Class II operational matters since this segment of the gaming industry greatly expanded in the 2000s.

He received his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1994 and his B.S. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1991. He is licensed in the states of Nevada and Pennsylvania.

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