Robert Cantwell is a partner at Lathrop & Gage LLP and leader of the firm’s Gaming Industry Group. For twenty years, he has practiced corporate and regulatory law emphasizing gaming compliance and transactions in Missouri and Illinois. He enjoys structuring solutions to regulatory hurdles and enhancing compliance practices for gaming operations. Whether it is a multi-billion dollar, destination gaming resort on a distant island or a five position gaming parlor in Illinois, he finds regulatory solutions to allow for the operation to move its goals forward on a solid regulatory foundation. Mr. Cantwell regularly appears before various regulatory agencies related to gaming licensing, franchise registration and other business licensing matters, including the Missouri Gaming Commission, the Illinois Gaming Board, and various state and international regulatory authorities.