Kimberly P. Steinhas joined Howard & Howard Attorneys and will practice out of the firm’s Las Vegas office.

Kimberly P. Steinhas joined Royal Oak, Mich.-based Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC and will practice out of the firm’s Las Vegas office.

Stein concentrates her practice on securities law, gaming law, intellectual property, civil litigation, corporate law/business formation and real estate law. As the former chief of enforcement for the Securities Division of the Office of the Nevada Secretary of State, Stein provides clients with in-depth legal advice and insight on Nevada’s securities laws and regulations. She has worked with numerous federal and state agencies, including the SEC, FBI, Nevada Gaming Control Board and Gaming Commission, to perform investigations, enforce securities laws and regulations, and she uses that extensive experience to aid corporate clients in a wide range of securities matters.

Stein also has experience representing clients in a range of other corporate matters, including negotiating contracts, drafting private placement memorandums, compliance plans, financing, litigation in state and federal courts, managing intellectual property, filing trademark applications, copyright infringement matters and handling employer-employee matters.

Before practicing law, Stein spent more than twelve years in the gaming, finance and banking industries. She began her career working for state and federal banks in Nevada then spent more than five years working with several major gaming companies as a sales support manager, manager of finance and financial analysts in Nevada, Florida and the Bahamas. Her experience in the gaming industry includes developing policy and procedure manuals and new product strategies for slot machines, player tracking systems and table games as well as analyzing merger and acquisition opportunities.