Samuel Lionel

Samuel Lionel is a Las Vegas, Nevada attorney and co-founder of Lionel Sawyer & Collins, a law firm focused on gaming Lionel founded the firm in 1967 with former Governor Grant Sawyer and Jon Collins. It became one of the largest firms in the state, representing major Strip developers and gaming clients, Lionel Sawyer & Collins dissolved in 2015 and Samuel Lionel joined the Fennemore Craig law firm. Lionel is a retired lieutenant colonel Judge Advocate General and a member and chairman of the Board of Bar Examiners of Nevada. He also served on the board of trustees of Nathan Adelson Hospice. Lionel received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2013.


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