Jacobs ”” a veteran industry attorney ”” is scheduled to receive his gaming
license from the Nevada Gaming Commission this week.
Jacobs has served as MGM Mirage’s
executive vice president and general counsel since 2000. Prior to that, he was
counsel for the company as a partner with the Los Angeles law firm of
Christensen Miller Fink Jacobs Glaser Weil and Shapiro.
“Gary brings a vast wealth of
experience and history in some of the gaming industry’s most significant
developments,’’ said MGM Mirage CEO Terry Lanni. Among his clients over the
past 20 years: Kirk Kerkorian, the Stratosphere Tower and the Stardust.
sits as a director and member of MGM Mirage’s executive committee. He serves
as secretary, executive vice president and director for MGM Mirage; secretary,
director and manager of MGM Grand Resorts; secretary of MGM Grand Hotel, New
York-New York and the Primadonna Co.; secretary and director of The Mirage,
Treasure Island, Boardwalk, Golden Nugget and Golden Nugget-Laughlin; and
secretary, director and manager of the Bellagio,
A graduate of Brandeis University and
Yale Law School (1969), Jacobs and wife, Robin, have two children. They maintain
residences in both Los Angeles and Las Vegas.