The law firm of Bose McKinney & Evans LLP is pleased to announce that attorneys Philip Sicuso and Ali Bartlett have joined the firm’s Gaming Group. Sicuso will join the firm as partner and chair of the Gaming Group, while Bartlett will be of counsel with the group. Sicuso and Bartlett also will join Bose Public Affairs Group, where Sicuso will serve as a principal and Bartlett will serve as a vice president.

“We are excited to add Ali and Phil to our Gaming practice group,” said Jeffrey Gaither, managing partner of Bose McKinney & Evans. “They bring a wealth of knowledge to help us work toward even greater success for our valued gaming clients.”

Sicuso assists clients with legal matters and government and regulatory affairs, including extensive experience with casino gaming and state lottery law. In addition, he works with clients on government procurement and contracting matters, which could include standard contracts, inter-governmental agreements and public-private partnerships. His experience allows him to help government and private sector entities work together to create economic growth, as well as to counsel clients on a broad range of legal, regulatory and legislative issues. Sicuso represents clients before multiple government agencies and at the Indiana General Assembly, where he is a registered lobbyist. He has successfully worked with legislators and staff from both sides of the aisle. Prior to re-entering private practice in 2010, Sicuso served as general counsel for the Indiana Gaming Commission during the administration of Governor Mitch Daniels. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and University of Notre Dame Law School.

Bartlett assists clients in policy, regulatory compliance and licensing matters within the casino gaming and state lottery industries. She also has experience in legislative lobbying, municipal law, government procurement and general government regulatory work and administrative law. During law school, Bartlett was a member of the Moot Court Order of the Barristers and served as an appointed member of the Student Bar Association, a representative to the Dean’s Student Advisory Board and president of The Federalist Society. Prior to practicing law, and during law school, Bartlett served as a legislative assistant for the Indiana House of Representatives, where she provided policy assistance to three state representatives. She is a graduate of Purdue University and the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.