Seneca Gaming Corporation has namedKirstin Lowry Sommersthe company’s general counsel. She joins the corporation’s senior management team after serving as acting general counsel for the past three months. She will oversee all legal processes, policies and actions on behalf of the corporation’s board of directors, the company and its three casino operations, including contracts, risk management, compliance and regulatory oversight.

An enrolled member of the Seneca Nation, Lowry Summers has a background in complex commercial and securities litigation and has defended commercial contract and securities class actions. In addition, she has extensive experience in development and sustainable initiatives, and was among the first of relatively few attorneys in the region to have earned the prestigious LEED Accredited Professional qualification.