Biography

Harry is a member of the firm’s Corporate Department and focuses his practice on gaming regulatory and compliance matters. He has represented various clients, including:

  • International and domestic casino corporations;
  • Internet gaming service providers and operators;
  • International and domestic slot machine manufacturers;
  • Table game manufacturers;
  • Private equity firms, private and institutional investors with interests in gaming companies; and
  • Internet gaming vendors and equipment manufacturers.

Harry guides clients in navigating the gaming regulatory waters for clients in domestic and international jurisdictions, including: California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania, as well as Ontario, Puerto Rico and Singapore.

Harry also assists clients in preparing nationwide sweepstakes, giveaways and promotional campaigns, providing overviews on how to structure a campaign with regard to existing gambling laws.

Recent Matters

  • Represented Konami Holdings Corporation, parent company of Konami Gaming, Inc., in its licensing and renewal applications as a global leader in casino gaming-related manufacturer before various domestic, international, and tribal gaming jurisdictions, including Ohio, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom.
  • Assisted in the representation of Amaya Inc. in its $4.9 billion acquisition of the owner and operator of the PokerStars and Full Tilt poker brands, including performing due diligence and review of gaming regulatory matters and internet gaming regulations in various foreign jurisdictions in advance of the acquisition. The transaction made Amaya the world’s largest publicly held online poker company.
  • Represented MGM Resorts International in connection with obtaining its finding of suitability for a proposed casino before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, its successful license award for a new proposed casino before the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency, and its suitability determination before the New Jersey Casino Control Commission.
  • Represented Empire Resorts, Inc., Montreign Operating Company, LLC and related entities in preparing its application before the New York State Gaming Commission. Montreign was awarded a license to develop and operate a Gaming Facility in New York State.
  • Represented various Internet gaming platform providers in submitting licensing applications for the launch of Internet Gaming in New Jersey, including advising providers on the new Internet gaming regulations, reviewing various technical submission requirements for the launch, employee licensing, and vendor licensing matters and update submissions.
  • Represented institutional investors in performing regular reporting and licensing application requirements, as well as obtaining waivers, in various jurisdictions.

Before Fox Rothschild

Harry previously worked as a summer associate for Fox Rothschild and for a law firm in New Jersey.

Prior to launching his legal career, Harry worked as a quality control officer for F&S Produce, Inc., where he managed a staff of more than 80 workers.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Harry is a member of the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation and was elected to its nine-member Tribal Council, which is charged with the legislative governance of the Tribe, establishing tribal laws, resolutions and administrative and fiscal policies. Following his election to the Council, Harry was elected and currently serves as Tribal Secretary. The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation is one of the largest American Indian tribes in New Jersey and comprises a tribal confederation of the core families of the Nanticoke and Lenni-Lenape whose homelands have been in Southern New Jersey and the Delmarva Peninsula from ancient times. As the only attorney on the Council, Harry is responsible for coding tribal laws, creating a system for non-native attorneys to request permission to appear before the tribal courts and advising the Principal Justice in matters arising in the Tribal Supreme Court. Harry’s father and grandfather both previously served terms as Tribal Councilmen.

During law school, Harry served as research editor for the Rutgers Law Review. His student note, titled "The Incomplete Loom: Exploring the Checkered Past and Present of American Indian Sovereignty,” was selected for publication in the Rutgers Law Review, and, upon graduation, he received the "Rutgers Academic Achievement Award for Best Student Note, Comment, or Scholarly Paper" for his note.

Harry was also a member of the Rutgers Moot Court Board, and served as an attorney on the Rutgers National Team for two years. He won the school-wide Nathan Baker Mock Trial Competition in his second year.

During college, Harry served as president of the student body as a member of the Wagner College Student Government Association.

Honors & Awards

  • Named to the "Emerging Leaders of Gaming 40 Under 40" list by Global Gaming Business Magazine (2019-2020)*
  • Selected to the "Vanguard Series: Leaders in Law" for Gaming Law by NJBIZ (2018)*
  • Selected to the "New Leaders of the Bar" list by The New Jersey Law Journal (2016)*
  • Named to the "Diverse Attorney of the Year" list by The New Jersey Law Journal (2015)*
  • Selected to the "Dealmaker of the Year" list by Finance Monthly (2014)*

*Awards Methodology