Robert W. Stocker II is a member of Dickinson Wright PLLC, which has offices in several states, the District of Columbia and Toronto, Canada. He has an international practice in the areas of gaming (commercial, internet, charitable, Indian and sweepstakes), regulatory, corporate and alternative insurance programs (captives and insurance pools) law. He chairs the firm's Gaming Practice Group and also serves as Chair of the Gaming Law Committee of the American Bar Association. He is an Adjunct Professor at Thomas M. Cooley Law School, where he teaches business planning, business organizations and gaming law and is a recipient of the Frederick J. Griffith III Adjunct Faculty Award for excellence in teaching. He is the editor and co-author of The Michigan Gaming Law Legal Resource Book and the co-author of Chapter 25 of Collier's Guide to Chapter 11 Practice entitled "Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Cases Involving Casino Businesses." Recent law review articles co-authored by Mr. Stocker include "Gambling with Bankruptcy: Navigating a Casino Through Chapter 11 Proceedings" and "Remedying the Lose-Lose Game of Compulsive Gambling: Voluntary Exclusions, Mandatory Exclusions, or an Alternative Method?" He is a founding member and past president of the International Masters of Gaming Law and a member of the International Association of Gaming Advisors. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Gaming Law Review and Economics and Chair of the American Bar Association annual Gaming Law Minefield program on gaming enforcement. Mr. Stocker is a frequent speaker at a variety of national and international gaming conferences and educational programs.