Scott Beckmen, Stephen Crystal form legal team focusing on eSports and iGaming; in partnership with national law firm, Beckmen Law, PC

(Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas – August 11, 2016) — Attorneys Scott Beckmen and Stephen A. Crystal officially announced the formation of Beckmen Crystal Law (www.bcl-esports.com) to focus solely on eSports and iGaming, a practice area uniquely positioned to address the growing industry’s complex and dynamic needs. The new group is a partnership between Beckmen Law, PC, a national multi-dimensional firm headquartered in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and Stephen A. Crystal. The firm will utilize offices in Dallas-Fort Worth, Las Vegas, NV, and Washington D.C.

“Our eSports/iGaming practice offers the expertise necessary to provide full- service legal counsel to owners, teams, leagues, individual players, advertising companies, sponsors, and others involved in eSports/iGaming-related transactions and disputes,” said Beckmen and Crystal jointly. “We have immersed ourselves in this rapidly expanding industry, enabling us to be not only strategic advisors but also part of the culture of the eSports/iGaming industry.”

The following are areas of their collective expertise.

For Organizations and Business:

  • Formation of Entities
  • Labor/Employment
  • Drafting and Negotiating Sponsorship Agreements
  • Player Appearance Contracts
  • Media/Advertising/Promotions
  • Registering, Monitoring and Enforcing Intellectual Property/Copyright/Trademark
  • Licensing and Distribution
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution

For Players and Gamers:

  • Business and Charitable Entity Formation
  • Registering, Monitoring and Enforcing Intellectual Property/Copyright/Trademark
  • Drafting and Negotiating Contracts, Endorsements, etc.
  • Advising on Business, Brand Management, IP and other eSports related matters

Crystal has been directly involved in all aspects of the casino and gaming technology industry for more than 20 years, as president/CEO of public and private gaming companies as well as an attorney representing clients before state regulatory agencies. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America as one of the best gaming attorneys in the U.S.

Beckmen is founder/managing partner of Beckmen Law, PC, co-founder of Orange Energy Corporation, and founder of Quiris Capital Advisors, LLC. A graduate of The University of Texas in Austin and the University of Tulsa College of Law in 2006, he interned at British Telecom in London, working mainly on international corporate transactions and litigation.

About Beckmen Law.   A multi-dimensional firm headquartered in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Beckmen Law advises and works to protect clients in business transactions; mergers and acquisitions; finance and security regulations; tax compliance, planning and resolution; complex property matters, and technology.   Founded in the energy sector, the firm applies its expertise and experience to clients large and small, in fast-paced and innovative industries, the most recent of which is the rapidly developing eSports and iGaming area.  www.beckmenlawfirm.com

About Stephen A. Crystal, Esq. He represents, consults with, and invests in gaming clients worldwide in various casino development, internet gaming, and gaming technology endeavors, including governmental affairs and lobbying, strategic advice, business consultancy services, investment advice, mergers and acquisitions advice, and capital raising. www.stephenacrystalesq.com

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