LAS VEGAS, NV (October 19, 2017) – Best Lawyers® has listed Managing Partner John R. Bailey of Bailey Kennedy, LLP in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018.
John R. Bailey was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for 2018 in Commercial Litigation, Healthcare Law, and Litigation – Healthcare. He was named Best Lawyers® 2013 “Lawyer of the Year” for Healthcare Law in Las Vegas.
Bailey has been practicing law in Nevada for over 30 years with an emphasis on commercial and corporate litigation, administrative healthcare law, and gaming law. He is the Chairman of the Moral Character and Fitness Committee of the Nevada State Bar. He has served as Chairman of the Governing Board of the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Council for a Better Nevada; The Public Education Foundation; and Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance. Bailey also serves on the Board of Directors of Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) and, prior to its acquisition, served on the Board of Directors of SHFL entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHFL) and was Chairman of its Governance Committee. He is a past Chairman and member of the Nevada Athletic Commission.
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Bailey Kennedy, LLP has been named among the “Best Places to Work” in Las Vegas and Nevada by Las Vegas Business Press, In Business Las Vegas, and Nevada Business magazine. The firm focuses on litigation, appellate law, hospital and healthcare law, business and corporate law, real estate law, administrative and gaming law, and ethics and professional responsibility law. Its dynamic team of professionals represents, among others, top healthcare facilities, publicly traded corporations, gaming companies, financial institutions, travel and tourism leaders, public entities, real estate developers, entertainment concerns, and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit www.BaileyKennedy.com or call 702.562.8820.