Kevin Braig is a Partner in the Environmental Practice Group and Litigation Department. Kevin’s practice focuses on agricultural and environmental compliance and litigation with emphasis on cases involving large scale animal agriculture frequently referred to as Confined Animal Feed Operations or “CAFOs.” Kevin frequently interacts deeply with regulators at the Ohio Department of Agriculture and the Ohio and U.S. Environmental Protection Agencies. Kevin also has experience representing clients in cases involving regulatory issues relating to water, air, solid and hazardous waste, and underground storage tank compliance and closure. Kevin’s clients are involved in a broad range of businesses, including manufacturing, road salt handling and distribution, alternative energy (including wind energy and landfill gas energy), banking and financial services, construction, insurance, real estate, and transportation.
Kevin also has extensive experience representing clients in the gaming arena, with a particular focus on charitable gaming and game software development. He advises clients on issues including registration, record-keeping, licensing and compliance with state and federal law, including the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. He also has defended governmental enforcement actions, and has drafted statutory gaming language for proposed state gaming laws.
His passion for gaming and software development has led to a number of interesting ventures, including the invention and patenting of an electronic system and exchange that enables educational institutions to manage economic risks associated with intercollegiate athletic and educational programs. Kevin also has authored a number of articles relating to both quantitative analysis and regulation in sports, and participates in the LVH Superbook’s NFL handicapping Super Contest in Las Vegas, which is widely considered the premier contest for NFL handicappers. Additionally, he maintains a website dedicated to objectively quantifying and analyzing NFL coaching through the prism of economic Growth Theory.