Mr. Wallach is a partner with the law firm of Becker & Poliakoff. He is a leading authority on gaming law and sports law, and has counseled professional sports teams, fantasy sports operators, casinos, racetracks, sports betting companies, and other gaming industry participants on a wide spectrum of gaming-related matters. He is one of the leading voices in the emerging area of sports gambling law, and is frequently quoted for his insights on sports betting and daily fantasy sports legal issues by major media outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, Huffington Post, Bloomberg, Reuters and the Associated Press. Mr. Wallach has written extensively about efforts to legalize and regulate sports betting and daily fantasy sports in the United States, and is considered one of the national thought-leaders on these subjects. He is also a regular panelist at sports law and gaming industry conferences, and is often invited to speak at law school conferences and symposia throughout the United States. Described as a “gaming law guru” by Michael McCann, the legal analyst for Sports Illustrated, Mr. Wallach’s insights on the U.S. gaming industry regularly appear in GamblingCompliance, the leading provider of business intelligence to the global gaming industry. Mr. Wallach is also a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL), the preeminent global gambling law networking and educational organization shaping the future of gaming law. The IMGL is an invitation-only organization for attorneys who have distinguished themselves through demonstrated performance and publishing in gaming law, significant gaming clientele and substantial participation in the gaming industry.
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