CARSON CITY, NV - April 30, 2019
Today, Governor Steve Sisolak announced the appointment of Rosa Solis-Rainey of Henderson to the Nevada Gaming Commission. Solis-Rainey takes the seat previously held by Sandra Douglass Morgan, who left the Gaming Commission on January 25th to chair the Gaming Control Board.
“Rosa is a highly experienced litigator who has been involved in some of the state’s most complex legal issues over the past 18 years,” Governor Sisolak said. “I am confident she’ll make an outstanding addition to the Nevada Gaming Commission and support its mission of keeping Nevada the gold standard in gaming regulation.”
Solis-Rainey is an A/V rated lawyer and is the managing partner of Morris Law Group, where her practice includes representing businesses in all manner of commercial disputes, including litigating products liability claims, shareholder disputes, and professional liability claims. She has been with the Las Vegas firm since 2006. Previously, Solis-Rainey practiced commercial litigation and administrative/gaming law at Lionel Sawyer & Collins. Solis-Rainey clerked for the late Justice Myron Leavitt on the Nevada Supreme Court, and then-Chief Judge Philip M. Pro on the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada. Rosa spent nearly 12 years as part of the corporate level management team at Boyd Gaming Corporation, where she served as the director of internal audit, director of regulatory compliance, and as a member of the board of directors’ audit committee and its compliance committee.
Solis-Rainey received her Bachelor of Science in public accounting and finance and her Master of Business Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She received her Juris Doctorate from the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law, where she was a member of the charter class. She is bilingual in English and Spanish and is the proud mother of two sons.