Tom Smock has been named senior vice president and general counsel for the Las Vegas-based Aristocrat Technologies. Prior to joining Aristocrat, Smock spent the last seven years with Las Vegas Sands Corporation, most recently acting as senior vice president and general counsel for the Venetian Macau. Smock’s extensive operator experience also includes corporate counsel for the Caesars Palace Hotel Casino. Additionally, Smock has held numerous attorney-at-law positions with various firms.