Former Rivers Casino GC Evan Davis Joins Fox’s Gaming Practice Group

June 24, 2020 – Press Releases

Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to welcome Evan W. Davis to the Gaming Practice Group as counsel in the firm’s Philadelphia and Atlantic City offices.

“I’m thrilled to join Fox’s nationwide gaming practice and work with this talented team to provide strategic guidance to businesses throughout the country,” said Davis.

Davis is a trusted adviser to a wide range of companies that do business within the sports and gaming sectors, and is a leading authority in the rapidly developing world of sports wagering. Having previously served as general counsel for a gaming company with more than $300 million in annual revenues, he is well versed in the complex regulatory schemes and operations affecting gaming companies and those who do business with them.

Prior to joining Fox, Davis served as vice president and general counsel of Rivers Casino Philadelphia (formerly SugarHouse Casino), where he oversaw all legal matters involving regulatory, labor and employment, construction, intellectual property, real estate, litigation, compliance, risk management and contractual issues. Davis was also previously an attorney in the Philadelphia offices of Pepper Hamilton LLP and Dechert LLP, where he focused on antitrust matters and other complex commercial disputes.

A recognized industry leader, Davis was named a 2019 recipient of The Legal Intelligencer’s “GC Impact” award, The Philadelphia Inquirer’s “Influencer of Law” award and the Philadelphia Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” award. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and his B.A. from Duke University.