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Kevin P. Braig

Huntington Center
41 South High Street
Suite 2400
Columbus, OH 43215


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Kevin P. Braig focuses his practice on agribusiness and environmental compliance and litigation. He has experience representing large scale agricultural operations in the area of livestock permitting and in communicating and negotiating with both state and local governments, neighbors and citizens groups, and other members of the national agribusiness community. Kevin also has experience representing clients in cases involving regulatory issues relating to livestock permitting, 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, mineral aggregate mining, road salt handling and distribution, construction, real estate, and transportation.

His experience also extends into the gaming arena, with a particular focus on charitable gaming and game software development. Kevin 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.

Kevin's 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.

Media Mentions

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Agricultural Law Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Indian Lake Watershed Project, Board Member
  • Logan County Neighborhood Outreach, Board Member
  • Logan County Education Association, Board Member

News Releases



07.26.2018Client Alert: FAQs About Sports Betting Under Ohio Law
04.12.2018Client Alert: Court Puts U.S. EPA, Lake Erie Impairment on the Clock
03.29.2018Client Alert: Why it is 100x Riskier to Pay College Athletes than it is to Pay NFL Free Agents
03.13.2018Client Alert: Skill-Based Amusement Machine Regulation: OCCC Informational Seminars
12.14.2017Client Alert:  Handicapping Christie v. NCAA: How will the Supreme Court vote on PASPA?
11.03.2017Client Alert:  Reform the Federal Sports Betting Excise Tax "Dilemma"
11.01.2017Client Alert: CAFOs: Protect Against Future Liability; Make Continuous Release Report on November 15
06.09.2017"Attorney Claims PASPA Has Loophole," GamblingCompliance
04.14.2017Client Alert: Federal Court Orders CAFOs to Report Air Emissions
01.31.2017Supreme Court's Wetlands Decision Pays Off For Business
09.07.2016"The Legal Basics of Genetically Modified Organisms and Organic Food Regulation," Trends in Agriculture: GMOs and Organics, September 2016
01.27.2016Daily Fantasy Sports Firestorm, Ohio Lawyer
11.03.2015The Hunters Become the Hunted in Daily Fantasy Sports, Part 3, OSBA News
11.02.2015Daily Fantasy Football and the “Sharks vs. Fish” Paradox, Part 2, OSBA News
10.22.2015Federal Law and the Birth of Daily Fantasy Sports, Part 1, OSBA News
10.07.2015White Paper - Why Daily Fantasy Sports Needs Regulation to Survive
06.09.2015"An Ounce of Agribusiness Prevention is Worth a Pound of Drinking Water Cure"
11.07.2013"Unsure Bet: The Future of Daily Fantasy Exchange Wagering," Gaming Law Review and Economics


Events and Presentations

11.16.2017"The Future of Sports Gambling in the U.S."
06.03.2016Legal Issues in the Sharing Economy
01.12.2016"The Future of Sports Betting and Fantasy Sports," Ohio State Bar Association WebCast
10.20.2015Columbus Seminar - How Will Legalized Marijuana Affect My Business?
04.08.2014 - 04.09.2014"Exploring Other Gaming Options," Mid-America Gaming Congress, Columbus, Ohio
10.23.2013 - 10.25.2013"EPCRA Is Blowing Up: How the U.S. EPA is Setting its Sights on Minimal Hazards & Minimal Risks’ in the Mineral & Coal Industries," Energy & Mineral Law Foundation, Kentucky Mineral Law Conference, Lexington, Kentucky
05.27.2013 - 05.31.2013"PASPA: An Unconstitutional Patent," 15th International Conference on Gambling & Risk Taking, Las Vegas, Nevada
02.28.2013 - 03.01.2013"Defending State-Permitted Facilities Against Public Nuisance Claims," Defense Research Institute Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana

Alternate biographies




  • J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, American Jurisprudence Prize in Constitutional Law, 1993
  • B.S., summa cum laude, Ohio University, 1989

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio