Stephen D. Schrier is a partner with Blank Rome LLP and practices in the firm’s Princeton and Philadelphia offices.
Mr. Schrier is a senior litigator with extensive experience at the trial and appellate levels. He handles complex litigation and arbitration involving casino and gaming matters, internet gaming, employment law, restrictive covenants, contract and construction claims.
Mr. Schrier places particular emphasis on gaming law, handling regulatory matters, development, contracting and litigation for casino licensees, internet gaming companies and gaming vendors. He recently obtained the first commercial gaming license for an Indian Tribe, and won gaming licenses for a racino facility and a stand alone slot casino under Pennsylvania's new gaming act. For the past 20 years, he has taught casino law as an adjunct professor of law at Rutgers Law School–Camden. He has lectured domestically and internationally on casino subjects.
Mr. Schrier is a former Deputy Attorney General for the State of New Jersey, Gaming Enforcement Division, where he was responsible for insuring that New Jersey gaming establishments and vendors were in compliance with state regulations during their initial license investigations and ongoing operations.
Mr. Schrier received his bachelor of arts degree from the University of Colorado and his Juris Doctor from Rutgers School of Law. He served as a law clerk to the Hon. Neil F. Deighan Jr. of the Chancery Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey.
He is the past chair of the Casino Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association, a member of the Casino Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, a member of the International Association of Gaming Advisors, the International Masters of Gaming Law, and the New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia and American Bar Associations.
He is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the U.S. Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.