CHOCTAW, Miss. (December 28, 2012) – Pearl River Resort is pleased to announce Marcia S. Seligman as the resort's new General Counsel. Marcia has over 30 years of experience in providing legal advice and counsel to a wide range of corporate clients in various industries including major food companies, gaming, racing, retail, real estate, and entertainment.
Prior to accepting her new position, she served as Vice President & General Counsel at Mohegan Sun Casino and Resort, a successful gaming company and resort owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut. In her role at Mohegan Sun, she effectively managed the legal function of all resort transactions and drafted agreements and documents concerning matters such as information services, licensing and software, entertainment and marketing.
Marcia has also served as Vice President & General Counsel at Peninsula Gaming, LLC in Dubuque, Iowa and Grand Casinos, Inc. in Minnetoka, Minnesota. Other positions held include Legal Consultant and Of Counsel for Pillsbury Company; Senior Counsel and Director of Legal Services at the Center Companies; and Assistant Secretary to General Counsel at Musicland Group in Minneapolis, Minnesota. During her career, she also provided her legal expertise at the law firms: Dunkley, Bennett, Christensen & Madigan and Morrison & Fenske, P.A.
"I am very pleased to welcome Marcia to our team," stated Holly Gagnon, President & CEO. "She has an impeccable record of high performance and I am confident that her knowledge and expertise will greatly benefit the resort as a whole."
Marcia earned her L.L.M Degree in Corporation and Commercial Law from New York University School of Law and her J.D. degree from Hamline University of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. She received her bachelor's degree in Political Science from Boston University.
In her new role of General Counsel, Marcia serves as the resort's chief legal officer and is responsible for providing legal guidance to the board of directors and senior management on matters relating to the resort.
ABOUT PEARL RIVER RESORT
Pearl River Resort, located in Choctaw, Mississippi, is the Southern United States' first comprehensive luxury gaming resort. The resort features the Silver Star and Golden Moon, two exciting hotel/casinos with over 2,700 slot machines, more than 75 table games, 1,074 hotel rooms, 11 restaurants, European spa facilities, shopping and live entertainment. Also featured is The Dancing Rabbit Golf Club with two championship golf courses and Geyser Falls Water Theme Park.
Bok Homa Casino
Bok Homa Casino located in Sandersville, MS is the latest addition to Pearl River Resort. The impressive new 27,000 square foot facility features over 750 slot machines and a fabulous quick serve eatery called Lucky's.