A long-term Las Vegas resident, Ms. Stein is a shareholder of the firm and concentrates her practice on securities law, gaming law, intellectual property, civil litigation, and corporate law. Ms. Stein’s experience in banking, securities, finance, operations and law has provided her a strong business background to assist her clients on a business and legal level.
Prior to joining Holley Driggs Walch Fine Wray Puzey & Thompson, Ms. Stein worked for a national law firm performing similar services. Prior to re-entering private practice, Ms. Stein served as Chief of Enforcement to the Office of the Nevada Secretary of State, Securities Division. As the former Chief of Enforcement for the Securities Division, Ms. Stein provided clients with in-depth legal advice and insight on Nevada’s securities laws and regulations. Ms. Stein has worked with numerous state and federal agencies, including the SEC, FBI, Nevada Gaming Control Board and the Nevada Gaming Commission, to perform investigations and enforce securities laws and regulations. She uses her extensive experience with the Agencies to aid corporate clients in a wide range of securities, gaming and regulatory matters.
Ms. Stein was also Vice President of Corporate and General Counsel to Sona Mobile, where she was responsible for all of the company’s legal, regulatory and compliance matters and handled their intellectual property. As a member of the Company’s executive management team, Ms. Stein was responsible for all of the Company’s day-to-day operations and also for all of the company’s legal and regulatory matters. Sona Mobile was a leading provider of secure software solutions for gaming and entertainment application, including server based and mobile gaming.
Prior to joining Sona Mobile, Ms. Stein was a partner in a local Las Vegas law firm where she provided both transactional and litigation services to similar companies, including drafting of licensing agreements, reviewing website content and agreements, and litigating similar matters. Ms. Stein also has experience representing clients in a range of other corporate matters, including negotiating contracts, drafting private placement memorandums, compliance plans, financing, litigation in State and Federal courts, managing intellectual property, filing trademark applications, copyright infringement matters and handling employer-employee matters.
Ms. Stein’s experience in the gaming industry, which spans over 15 years, began prior to her becoming a lawyer. Over the course of her career, Ms. Stein has worked for various companies, including Mikohn Gaming, Sun International Resorts, Casino Data Systems, Alliance Bally Gaming and First Interstate Bank of Nevada. Ms. Stein’s experience in banking, securities, finance, operations and law has provided her a strong business background to assist with her clients on a business and legal level.
Ms. Stein earned her undergraduate degree in Finance and an MBA from UNLV before obtaining her Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law in 2003.
Ms. Stein is a member of the Clark County Bar, American Bar and Nevada Justice Associations.
Bar and Court Admissions:
State Bar of Nevada, 2003
State Courts of Nevada
U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
B.A., University of Nevada Las Vegas
MBA, University of Nevada Las Vegas
J.D., Boston University School of Law, 2003
Memberships and Affiliations:
American Bar Association
Clark County Bar Association
Nevada Justice Association
Board President of Olive Crest, Las Vegas Chapter
Boston University School of Law’s Dean Advisory Board