“These rankings are based on feedback from our peers and our clients,” Mr. Ifrah said. “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.”
Washington, DC-based Ifrah Law 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 more than twenty years, Jeff Ifrah’s practice has focused on where white collar crime, government investigations and iGaming come together. One client explained that Ifrah “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’s Washington, D.C. based law office specializes in online gaming, internet commerce and defense of government investigations remains at the forefront of eSports law. Named a top lawyer by Chambers & Partners, Jeff was recently a featured presenter for guests at the second annual U.S. eSports Conference, where he focused on the industry’s top eSports outlets, players, publishers, developers and media firms on how lessons from the iGaming industry can be successfully applied to the burgeoning 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,” explains Jeff Ifrah. “The industry’s meteoric rise comes with legal, social and regulatory challenges.”
Alongside attorney Bryce Blum, Jeff Ifrah will discuss legal challenges often surrounding esports, including finance, immigration, gaming, gambling and betting, cyber security, business law, advertising, and underage play. Jeff will then provide a general overview of the world’s eSports market, discuss recent government and class action challenges, and provide predictions for the future of gaming.
“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,” Mr. Ifrah explained. “Our clients and peers weighed in, giving Ifrah Law outsized representation in this prestigious guide.”
Mr. Jeff Ifrah will welcome Bryce Blum to joing him at this webinar, the founding partner of IME Law and counsel to Unikrn Gaming, a global leader in eSports betting. Sponsored by the ABA’s Center for Professional Development along with the Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries, the event is scheduled for September 13, 2016 at noon EDT, and attendees are eligible for 1.50 General Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit hours. List price for tickets is $195, but ABA members are eligible to purchase tickets for $150, and sponsor members for $95.
Jeff Ifrah and Michelle Cohen, two prominent lawyers from Washington DC’s acclaimed law firm Ifrah Law, will be speaking at the Winter conference of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS). Together, they were invited to Florida for the January event, where they will discuss the legal issues among online Skill-Based Games and Fantasy Sports. The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States hosts bi-annual conferences that include a select group of expert practitioners from the industry to present trends and information to legislators from all over the country. It is the only organization of state lawmakers that meets regularly to discuss topics regarding Internet gaming. Having become a highly contentious issue in recent years, the NCLGS holds a vital role as a proactive participant in educating legislators of the effects and potential problems and solutions that arise through the multi-billion-dollar industry.
In the closing part of the first day of GiGse, Jessica Feil will moderate a panel containing Pennsylvania Gaming Control’s director of licensing and a chairman from Forest County Potawatomi. The three presenters will direct the conversation meant to give attendees a viewpoint on current and future legislation that is independent from industry insiders and their clientele. Touching upon all fifty states, they will deliver comprehensive knowledge of each government’s understanding on various gaming channels, clarify how current regulations are affecting companies, and help shape an idea of what the Trump administration will mean to the future of the industry. Also, on the second day of GiGse, Feil will act as a judge on the Launchpad panel, a Shark Tank-style contest where five new businesses will present their ideas to the GiGse audience.