Albert Z. Kovacs - Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

Albert Z. Kovacs

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Albert's practice focuses on helping clients navigate complex corporate governance issues and counseling businesses in a wide range of corporate and commercial transactions, including entity formation and maintenance, mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, restructurings, and general commercial matters. He also advises clients with respect to Nevada corporate law issues arising in litigation matters.

Whether participating in the firm’s representation as lead counsel or Nevada local counsel, Albert devotes particular attention to advising and guiding clients with respect to the distinctive aspects of Nevada’s corporate and business laws, including clients such as Wynn Resorts, Caesars Entertainment, Southwest Airlines, Tenet Healthcare Corporation, AutoZone, Hard Rock Hotel, Pinnacle Entertainment, Edgen Murray Corporation, Reddy Ice Group and FriendFinder Networks.

Prior to joining the firm, Albert was an associate in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.

Additional Information


Nevada counsel to the agents and lenders of the revolving and term loan credit facilities, to the common security agent and to the representatives of the initial purchasers of the notes in connection with the financing of GTECH's acquisition of International Game Technology.

Representing the third largest gaming company in the US, Penn National, on all gaming licensure and regulatory matters, including negotiation of definitive agreements for Penn National to develop and manage a casino for the Jamul Indian Tribe near San Diego, California. We also obtained all necessary Nevada regulatory approvals for Penn National to separate a portion of its 28 casinos and race track operations into a real estate investment trust.

Represented Bunker Mode, Inc., a San Francisco-based mobile application company, in a master restructuring and equity financing.

Represented Resorts Entertainment in the negotiations of an operation and management agreement with Mohegan Gaming Advisors for the Resorts Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Served as real estate and corporate counsel to Wynn Las Vegas, LLC in connection with the termination of its credit facility, the related release of liens on its assets and the distribution to its parent company all of the equity interests in Wynn Golf, LLC.

Served as Nevada counsel to DCS Business Services, Inc. and issued an opinion to the agents and lenders in connection with an amendment to the client's secured credit facility.




Wabash CollegeAB 1999Duke UniversityJ.D. 2002
Las Vegas Redevelopment Agency The Gay and Lesbian Center of Southern NevadaState Bar of NevadaNew York State Bar AssociationClark County Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationState Bar of Nevada

Office Location

100 North City Parkway, Suite 1600
Las Vegas, NV 89106-4614
United States

Practice Areas

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Corporate Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law