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Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie Lawyers Appointed Officers of Asian Bar Association of Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS (February 6, 2019) – Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie lawyers, Nancy Snow and Matthew Tsai, have been elected as officers of the Asian Bar Association of Las Vegas for a two-year term. Snow will serve as President and Tsai has been appointed as Vice President to continue the association’s mission of connecting lawyers, law students, law professors, and judges interested in promoting the legal issues faced by the Las Vegas Asian-American community.

Nancy Snow is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property group and focuses on the drafting of patent applications for casino gaming, computer methods, chemical laboratory equipment and industrial systems. She handles IP litigation matters, including patent and trademark infringement. A native speaker of Mandarin Chinese and fluent in Cantonese, Snow frequently translates complicated business litigation matters between English-speaking attorneys and Chinese-speaking clients.

Prior to joining the firm, Snow served as a judicial extern to The Honorable Gloria M. Navarro in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada. She is also an adjunct professor at the College of Southern Nevada, where she teaches an electronics courses. In addition to her executive role with the Asian Bar Association, Snow is an active participant of the Ask-A-Lawyer program, a free consultation service sponsored by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada. She received her J.D. from the William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and her B.S. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Matthew Tsai is a member of the firm’s Litigation group and supports clients in the commercial and interactive gaming industries by assisting with gaming, corporate governance, business transactions and taxation matters. As part of his gaming industry focus, Tsai published a gaming article in the UNLV Gaming Law Journal titled, “Fantasy (e) Sports: The Future Prospect of Fantasy Sports Betting Amongst Organized Multiplayer Video Game Competitions,” 6 UNLV Gaming L.J. 393 (2016).

Prior to joining the firm, Tsai served as a law clerk for the Honorable Justice Ron Parraguirre at the Supreme Court of Nevada, Carson City. In this role, he researched criminal and civil appeals and assisted in the drafting of bench memoranda, orders, and opinions for en banc and panel consideration. In addition to his role with the Asian Bar Association of Las Vegas, Tsai served as Vice President of the Society of Advocates and was a Notes Editor for the Gaming Law Journal while in law school. Tsai is also fluent in Mandarin Chinese and received his J.D., cum laude, from the William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP is an Am Law 200 commercial law firm handling complex matters in litigation, intellectual property, business transactions, gaming, government relations and other practice areas. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie offices are located in Albuquerque, Colorado Springs, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Irvine, Phoenix, Reno, Silicon Valley and Tucson. For more information, visit


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