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Tullio J. Marchionne

Senior Counsel Las Vegas

Tullio J. Marchionne is senior counsel in the Las Vegas office of Ogletree Deakins.  Prior to joining the firm, he served as Secretary and General Counsel for Riviera Holdings Corporation (“RHC”), ultimate parent of the Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada (“Riviera”), from January 2000 until January 2016. Mr. Marchionne served as Riviera’s Co-CEO between April 2010 and March 2011. At the time of his departure, Mr. Marchionne gained the distinction of being the last employee in the history of the Riviera and since his departure has assisted the Riviera with business closure matters as an independent contractor.  

Mr. Marchionne was initially employed by the Riviera in June 1986 as a casino dealer and served in various capacities, including Pit Manager, General Counsel and Director of Gaming Administration until September 1996, when he was transferred to the Four Queens Hotel and Casino as Director of Casino Operations pursuant to the then management agreement Riviera had with the Four Queens. He served in that position until May 1997 after which he served as the General Manager of the Regency Casino Thessaloniki, located in Thessaloniki, Greece from June 1997 until December 1997. Mr. Marchionne served as a Casino Supervisor at Bally’s Las Vegas from February 1998 until June 1998, Director of Casino Operations at the Maxim Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas from June 1998 until November 1998 and Director of Table Games at the Resort at Summerlin from November 1998 until December 1999.