Michael G. Alonso

Michael G. Alonso

malonso@lrrc.com vCard
775.321.5516 office
775.321.5559 fax
50 West Liberty Street
Suite 410
Reno, NV 89501

"Is known for being someone who "clearly commands a lot of credibility” in gaming and lobbying matters, regularly acting for several of Nevada's gaming leaders" - Chambers USA

Michael is a partner in the Gaming Practice Group. His practice includes gaming and liquor licensing, land use, legislation and lobbying, and real estate transactions. He appears regularly before the Nevada Gaming Control Board, the Nevada Gaming Commission, and other regulatory bodies in the State of Nevada. As a lobbyist, Michael frequently represents his clients before the Nevada Legislature and local governing bodies and his work extends to resolution of land use, zoning and development issues.

Actively involved in the legal community, Michael has served on the Executive Committees of the Gaming Law and Business Law Sections of the Nevada State Bar and is a member of the International Association of Gaming Attorneys. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Renown Health Network, the parent company of Renown Medical Center, Renown Medical Center South Meadows and Hometown Health Providers. Michael has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Renown Health Network and Renown Medical Center South Meadows.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Washoe County Bar Association, Member
  • Renown Regional Medical Center South Meadows, Former Member of the Board of Directors
  • Renown Health Network, Board Member, Former Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • International Masters of Gaming Law, Member
  • International Association of Gaming Advisors, Member

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Law firm ranks in top 5 for lawyers included in Nevada Business Magazine's 2016 list

Other Publications


  • The Best Lawyers in America - Reno "Lawyer of the Year" - Gaming Law and Government Relations Practice, 2016-2017
  • Super Lawyers Magazine, 2007-2010
  • Nevada Business Magazine - Legal Elite 2013-2015 "Northern Nevada Best", 2012 "Top 75" - Gaming and Government Relations, 2012-2016
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers - Gaming Law, 2013-2017
  • Martindale-Hubbell - "AV/Preeminent Attorney" Rating
  • Las Vegas Business Press - "Top 10 Lawyer in Gaming", 2012
  • Chambers USA - Top Gaming Practitioners in Reno - Gaming & Licensing, 2015-2016

Other Info


J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 1992
B.A., University of Southern California, 1989

Bar Admissions

Nevada, 1992

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit