McCarthy Tétrault Strengthens Business Law Group with Gaming Industry and Alcohol Industry Expert Danielle Bush

Toronto, May 18, 2021 - McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to welcome Danielle Bush as counsel in its National Business Law Group in Toronto, adding unrivalled gaming industry and alcohol industry expertise to its market-leading platform.

Widely regarded as one of Canada’s foremost experts in the online gaming space and applicable Canadian law, Danielle’s experience spans more than three decades and includes all facets of the gaming industry. She is a standout practitioner and is one of only four lawyers in Canada ranked Band 1 in Chambers for gaming law. She regularly acts for a wide range of companies in the gaming industry and in sectors that intersect with gaming, including online sportsbooks; casinos and poker rooms; companies active in the eSports vertical; casino operators; gaming regulators and more. She represents many of the world’s largest gaming companies, advising them on obtaining listings; regulatory and compliance issues across jurisdictions; mergers and acquisitions; branding, marketing and regulated industries; intellectual property and other matters.

“Danielle has built a reputation as a pre-eminent leader in the gaming industry as well as the alcohol industry, and our clients will benefit immensely from her strategic insights,” said Éric Gosselin, Partner and National Practice Group Leader of the Firm’s Business Law Group. “Over her impressive career, she has demonstrated an ability to help clients navigate their most high-profile, complex regulatory and transactional issues in these sectors. She is the perfect complement to our national, fully-integrated team of industry experts.”

“Danielle is joining our firm at a critical time. The gaming industry is constantly evolving and stakeholders – from government bodies and corporations, to casinos and consumers – need astute legal counsel,” said Matthew Kelleher, Partner and Head of the Firm’s Gaming and Licensing group. “Over her decades of specialized experience, Danielle has proven herself as an innovative thought leader and trusted advisor, with a unique ability to bridge the gaps between the private and public sector. As the industry evolves, Danielle stays ahead of the curve, anchored by her deep experience. We are thrilled she is joining our team.”  

McCarthy Tétrault’s Gaming and Licensing expertise and knowledge of the evolving regulatory landscape that governs the industry is widely recognized. Our team is distinguished by helping clients rise to new challenges and capitalize on prospects presented by this dynamic and growing industry. Our firm has advised on large-scale, high-profile mandates for major domestic and international industry players. Our firm has made significant impact in both the private and public sectors, gained in periods of rapid growth and modernization, including a nuanced and practical understanding of operational and licensing requirements, public policy implications unique to the industry, and financing needs. Learn more about our Gaming and Licensing expertise.

McCarthy Tétrault is one of only two major Canadian law firms with full industry coverage across the Food, Beverage and Agribusiness, Consumer Products and Retail sectors. Our Food, Beverage and Agribusiness group has worked collaboratively for over two decades with multinational agricultural growers and producers; food and drink manufacturers, distributors, and retailers; fertilizer and agro-chemical producers; and lenders, investors, and suppliers to the industry, globally. In addition to advising on regulations and compliance, we also have experience working on some of the most significant mergers and acquisitions in the food, beverage and agribusiness sector. Our clients trust us to provide complete legal solutions that support their business objectives. Learn more about our Food, Beverage & Agribusiness expertise.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres as well as in New York City and London, UK.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the Firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.

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