The Americas Advisory Committee oversees IAGA's initiatives and progress within the region to: 

  • Help grow IAGA’s regional membership by identifying new members for each of our advisory segments (legal, advisory, financial, operational, manufacturing, regulatory)
  • Help secure annual and regional event sponsorships that support our members in the region
  • Support the region's unique interests and needs by identifying timely topics for discussion that can be discussed on webinars, in media editorial and at IAGA supported conferences 
  • Drive other initiatives and member participation in the region and advise on our support of regional trade show conferences

The Americas Advisory Committee is chaired by IAGA Trustee Jennifer Carleton. 


alt           JENNIFER CARLETON, a Shareholder with Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, counsels clients on corporate and regulatory matters, focusing on the licensing aspects of deal structures and transactions, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, and public finance. Jennifer has developed a unique multi-jurisdictional gaming practice, assisting clients with casino operations in numerous U.S. states, advising investors in gaming companies that hold licenses worldwide, and facilitating negotiations with Indian gaming operators. 

alt           SCOTT ANDRESS is a Partner in the Balch & Bingham Business section. His practice focuses primarily on gaming law and commercial transactions. Along with the handling of general commercial transaction matters, Mr. Andress' practice includes the regular representation of privately owned and publicly traded casino operators and developers, gaming equipment manufacturers and distributors, private equity and investment banking firms, commercial lenders, and holders of gaming sites.