Ngai Pindell

Ngai Pindell

International Gaming Institute Professor of Law

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Areas of expertise:

Property Law, Community Economic Development


Professor Ngai Pindell is Vice Provost and Special Advisor to the Executive Vice President and Provost at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He served as Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs from 2016-2018.  At the law school, he teaches and writes in the areas of property law, wills and trusts, affordable housing, community development, and local government law.  He earned his J.D. degree in 1996 from Harvard University.  After graduation, Professor Pindell practiced community development law in a nonprofit law firm in Baltimore, Maryland. He was later a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law where he taught the Community Development Clinic before coming to the Boyd School of Law in 2000. Professor Pindell also has an interest in gaming and how gaming resorts affect the cities and communities they are situated in.  As Director of Gaming Programs at Boyd, he helped develop the law school's Master of Laws (LL.M.) program in Gaming Law and Regulation. He holds the International Gaming Institute Professorship and works closely with the International Gaming Institute and the International Center for Gaming Regulation on campus and community projects.

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