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William J. Downey III

Affiliated - Counsel

Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
1301 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 400,
Atlantic City, NJ 08401-7212
Office: +1 609 348 4515
Mobile: +1 609 412 1691
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.foxrothschild.com

William Downey is a Partner with Fox Rothschild and counsels a varied clientele regarding all types of business transactions, including casino regulation, acquisitions and dispositions, real estate, corporate and real estate finance, venture structure, and entity formation and governance. Downey practices regularly before the New Jersey Casino Control Commission, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board and the Pennsylvania Harness Racing Commission representing casino and racetrack owners and operators, gaming industry lenders, casino executives, gaming equipment manufacturers, shop keepers and outside vendors and contractors. He has extensive experience in the prosecution of license applications before regulatory bodies, operational issues and regulatory review and contested enforcement matters. Downey also has significant experience in drafting and negotiating employment and professional services agreements. He is a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law. He received his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law, Camden in 1991 and his B.A. from University of Notre Dame in 1988.