Over the course of the past ten years, Katie Lever has been General Counsel of several of the gaming industry’s most dominant, publicly traded suppliers. In these roles, Katie led two of the gaming industry’s most significant mergers, each time playing a key strategic and legal role in her role as General Counsel of the acquired entity. As a result of these consolidations, Katie has most recently held the roles of EVP and General Counsel of Scientific Games, SVP of Legal & Compliance and General Counsel of Bally Technologies, and EVP and General Counsel of SHFL entertainment. Previously, Katie was the first General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Global Cash Access, the gaming industry’s largest cash access provider, and was a Partner with the Las Vegas law firm Schreck Brignone (now Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck), where she represented many companies within the gaming industry. She began practicing law in Vancouver, B.C.
Katie is active in non-profit activities in the gaming industry and in philanthropic activities in her community. She is the past-President the International Association of Gaming Advisors, a member of the Board of Global Gaming Women, as well as a Member of the UNLV Boyd School of Law Gaming Advisory Board and is additionally involved in ONE DROP for Water, the Tyler Robinson Foundation and GO RED for Women.