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Peter C. Walsh is of counsel to the firm. Mr. Walsh was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Ameristar Casinos, Inc., a multi-jurisdictional gaming company based in Las Vegas, from 2002 until its acquisition by Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. in August 2013. He was previously Vice President and Assistant General Counsel of MGM MIRAGE and Assistant General Counsel of Mirage Resorts Incorporated. Prior to joining Mirage Resorts, Mr. Walsh practiced corporate and securities law at Hughes Hubbard & Reed in Los Angeles. He has represented issuers and underwriters in approximately 50 public offerings of equity and debt securities representing total financing of $5 billion. Mr. Walsh is a 1981 graduate of UCLA School of Law (Summa Cum Laude), where he was a member of the UCLA Law Review and selected to the Order of the Coif. He is a 1977 graduate of Loyola Marymount University (Summa Cum Laude).

Biographical Details:

Alpha Sigma Nu; Order of the Coif; National Merit Scholar. Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, MGM MIRAGE, 2000 – 2001. Assistant General Counsel, Mirage Resorts, Incorporated, 1992 – 2000. Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Ameristar Casinos, Inc., 2002 to 2013.

Practice Areas:

  • Corporate Law
  • Securities
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Banking and Finance


  • California, 1981
  • Nevada, 1992


  • Loyola Marymount University, 1977
    • Summa Cum Laude
  • Juris Doctor, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 1981
  • Mr. Walsh is a graduate of UCLA (Summa Cum Laude
    • Member, UCLA Law Review, 1979 - 1981
    • Order of the Coif

Associations & Memberships:

  • State Bar of Nevada
  • State Bar of California