Jeremy P. Kleiman


Florham Park

T 973-232-0616

Jeremy Kleiman focuses his practice on gaming, regulatory and business law, representing casino operators, gaming equipment suppliers, technology providers and financial institutions involved in the gaming and lottery industries.  He specializes in gaming-related corporate, regulatory, licensing and compliance matters, with an emphasis on the online and mobile gaming industry.

Prior to rejoining the firm, Jeremy served as Executive Vice President, Regulatory & Business Affairs for Coastal Development, LLC, a developer, investor and operator in casino resorts and racetracks.  In that role, he was responsible for the company’s legal affairs, government relations and compliance functions, as well as sourcing, negotiating and executing on a number of business transactions.  Jeremy’s background and experience on the business side of the gaming industry uniquely positions him to counsel and advise clients on transactional and regulatory matters while understanding the clients’ business objectives.

Jeremy had previously been a member of the Firm and head of its Gaming Law Practice Group prior to his time at Coastal Development.  He advised financial institutions, gaming equipment manufacturers, lottery providers and casino operators on all matters related to licensing, compliance and other regulatory matters.

Jeremy is a co-founder and director of iDevelopment and Economic Association (iDEA), an industry association seeking to grow jobs and expand online interactive entertainment business in the United States through advocacy and education.

Jeremy serves on the Board of Trustees of the International Association of Gaming Advisors, is a past Chair of the Casino Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association, and is a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law. He is a frequent panelist at gaming industry conferences.

Listed in:

  • Chambers USA - Nationwide Gaming & Licensing - 2021-2023
  • Chambers Global - Gaming & Gambling - Global Market Leaders - 2022-2024
  • Who's Who: Sports & Gaming Law - 2022-2023
  • Best Lawyers® - Gaming Law - 2020-2024
  • ROI-NJ - ROI Influencers: Power List 2023: Law
  • NJBIZ - "Leaders in Law" Honoree - 2022 
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"Skill Games Navigate Supreme Court Verdict: Insights from US gaming law specialist Jeremy Kleiman" - Gambling.Re, January 2024

"Are We Being Naive About the Expansion of US Online Poker?" - PokerFuse, November 2023

"Cross-border payments are crucial to the ecosystem" - Payment Expert, August 2023

“Experts say gaming industry, regulators continue to stay vigilant when it comes to handling problems” - ROI-NJ, August 2023

"Expert Insights: Jeremy Kleiman on Strengthening Responsible Gaming Measures in New Jersey" - Gambling.Re, May 2023

"Betting on Our Future Act: A Threat to US Sportsbook Advertising?" - Gambling.Re, February 2023 

"A Win For All: IGT Court Victory is Good News for Online Poker, Too" - PokerFuse, September 2022  

"Wire Act Expansion “Dead and Buried” After IGT Wins Lawsuit" - US Gaming Review, September 2022

"IGT Victory in Wire Act Case Should be Last Word on Issue" - Poker Industry Pro, September 2022

"Does FanDuel’s Return to Nevada Mean PokerStars Can Go Back, Too?" - PokerFuse, August 2022

"Can NY Sports Betting Ops Solve Profit Problem They Helped Create?" - Legal Sports Report, June 2022

"Could Interstate Poker Help Lay Groundwork For U.S. Online Casinos?" - GamblingCompliance, May 2022

"Continental Drift: U.S., Europe On Different Tracks For Online Gambling Enforcement" - GamblingCompliance, March 2022

"Game on! Esports is on verge of becoming big business for New Jersey, experts say, as sector skyrockets in popularity" - ROI-NJ, March 2021

"DOJ Files Motion to Dismiss IGT’s Lawsuit OverFederal Wire Act" - Poker Industry PRO, March 2022

“DOJ Needs Extra 30 Days to Respond to IGT’s Wire Act Lawsuit” - US Gaming Review, February 2022

"Safe bet: Trump-era opinion rattled gaming industry, but fears appear to have been put to rest recently, lawyers say" - ROI-NJ, July 2021

"US Gaming Law Attorneys Bullish on Online Gaming’s Future Following Expiration of Wire Act Appeal" - Pokerfuse, June 2021

"Lockdown Trauma Could Haunt Gambling's Post-COVID Recovery" - GamblingCompliance, March 2021

"Illinois Man Files Suit Against FanDuel on Claim of 'Misleading' Live Betting Info" - Legal Sports Report, March 2021

"Outlook on the gambling industry in 2021 per region by selected Way Seers" - European Gaming, January 2021

"Wire Act Leaves States No Choice On Server Locations For Online Gambling" - GamblingCompliance, August 2020

"Atlantic City Casinos Pin Their Hopes On Fourth Of July Reopening" - GamblingCompliance, June 2020

"No UK-Style 'Paternalist' Regulation In U.S. So Far, Executives Say" - GamblingCompliance, January 2020

"It is important to be a first mover when it comes to the US" - Affiliate INSIDER, July 2019

"In Illinois, Market-Access Deals Offer No Access" - GamblingCompliance, June 2019

"Second bite of the Big Apple: Is there still hope for mobile betting in NY?" - EGR Compliance, February 2019

"Wire Act Memo Clouds Pennsylvania I-Gaming As Industry Ponders Fallout" - GamblingCompliance, January 2019

"Market focus: New Jersey" - EGR Compliance, January 2019

"Is Federal Oversight Coming to US Sports Betting?” - iGaming Times, October 2018

“Commentary on Sports Betting from BMM Sponsored Panel at IMGL 2018” - European Gaming, September 2018

"Rivers Casino joins push to offer online gambling within months" - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 2018

"Pennsylvania iGaming Applications Anticipated As Window Closes" - GamblingCompliance, July 2018

"Baseball Czar Doubts Ability Of States To Regulate Sports Betting" - GamblingCompliance, July 2018

"The Wire Act: Is Its Bark Worse Than Its Bite?” - GamblingCompliance, June 2018

“Pennsylvania Pushing Ahead with Sports-Betting Regulations” - GamblingCompliance, May 2018

"To Limit Or Unlimit Skins Remains The Question In Pennsylvania" - GamblingCompliance, April 2018 

"Unlimited Skins in Pennsylvania - With a Catch" - GamblingCompliance, April 2018

"If PASPA Falls, Wire Act Awaits As Challenge To Online Sports Betting" - GamblingCompliance, February 2018

"Billion-dollar bet: Will new casino thrive in crowded market" - Times Herald Record, January 2018

"Sullivan casino may face more competition in future" - Times Herald Record, January 2018

"Full Speed Ahead For New Jersey Sports-Betting Tour" - GamblingCompliance, December 2017

"New Jersey prepares for post-PASPA summer" - iGaming Times, December 2017

"Sky Bet's Affiliate Hub Closure Due to 'Increasingly Tough Enforcement Stances" - SBC News, September 2017

"New York's New Casino Owners Says Competition is Tough" - Times Union, August 2017

"Everything that dies some day comes back: Tides turning on Atlantic City fortunes" - International Casino Review, July 2017