“These rankings are based on feedback from our peers and our clients,” explained Mr. Ifrah. “Achieving this recognition indicates that the legal and business communities have taken note of the numerous successes my team and I have secured for our clients in the fields of Internet gaming, Internet advertising, and white collar litigation.”
Ifrah Law PLLC, a Washington, DC-based law firm focused on complex civil and criminal litigation, is pleased to announce that the former Chief of the Organized Crime Section at the Department of Justice (DOJ) James Trusty will join the firm as a partner.
For over twenty years, Jeff Ifrah’s practice has focused on the intersection of white collar crime, government investigations and iGaming. One client noted that he “has performed outstandingly in every aspect of my dealings with him and his firm, and he’s made often extremely complicated processes very easy to follow. One thing you know one hundred percent with Jeff is that he’ll work tirelessly to get to the best possible outcome for you.”
Jeff Ifrah, whose Washington, D.C. based law firm concentrates on online gaming and internet commerce, notes that defense of government investigations has been at the forefront of eSports law. Ifrah has been named a leading lawyer by Chambers & Partners, and recently appeared as a featured presenter at the second annual U.S. eSports Conference, where he addressed the industry’s top eSports operators, players, publishers, developers and media companies on how lessons from the iGaming industry can be successfully transitioned to the emerging eSports market.
“This year, eSports events have sold out Madison Square Garden, the Staples Center and Key Arena, and television broadcast viewership often exceeded that of many traditional sports like baseball and hockey. The global games market will generate $100 billion in revenues by the end of the year,” Jeff Ifrah noted. “The industry’s meteoric rise comes with legal, social and regulatory challenges.”
Jeff Ifrah is to be joined by attorney Bryce Blum to discuss legal issues surrounding esports, with regards to finance, immigration, gaming, gambling and betting, cyber security, business law, advertising, and underage play. Also, Jeff will provide a general overview of the modern eSports market, discuss recent government and class action challenges, and provide outlook for the future of the industry.
“I deeply appreciate the acknowledgement by Chambers USA our clients and peers of our trial work within the areas of internet gaming securities, antitrust and advertising,” says Mr. Ifrah. “Our clients and peers weighed in, giving Ifrah Law outsized representation in this prestigious guide.”
Bryce Blum, founding partner of IME Law and counsel to Unikrn Gaming, a worldwide leader in eSports betting, will join Jeff Ifrah will be joined at the webinar. The ABA’s Center for Professional Development and the Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries are sponsoring the event, scheduled for September 13, 2016 at 12:00 PM (EDT, and students are eligible for 1.50 General Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit hours. Ticket price for tickets is $195, but ABA members may purchase tickets for $150, and $95 for sponsor members.
Founding partner of Ifrah Law, Jeff Ifrah, was again recognized by Chambers & Partners as a leader in the fields of both Gaming & Licensing and Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations in the 2016 USA Guide. This marks the sixth year that Mr. Ifrah has been named in the category of White Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Washington, D.C.), and the second year he has been ranked nationally in the area of Gaming & Licensing Law. “I deeply appreciate the acknowledgement by Chambers USA our clients and peers of our trial work within the areas of internet gaming securities, antitrust and advertising,” said Mr. Ifrah. “Our clients and peers weighed in, giving Ifrah Law outsized representation in this prestigious guide.”
In the concluding part of the first day of GiGse, Jessica Feil will moderate a panel including Pennsylvania Gaming Control’s director of licensing and a chairman from Forest County Potawatomi. The three presenters will navigate the conversation meant to give attendees a viewpoint on current and future legislation that is impartial from industry insiders and their clientele. Touching upon all fifty states, they will provide in-depth knowledge of each government’s view on different gaming channels, illuminate how current regulations are affecting companies, and help shape an idea of what the Trump administration will mean to the future of the industry. Furthermore, on the second day of GiGse, Feil will act as a judge on the Launchpad panel, a Shark Tank-style clash where five start-ups present their ideas to the GiGse audience.