Caroline Bateman serves as the General Counsel for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), the destination marketing organization for Las Vegas and Southern Nevada that also owns and operates the Las Vegas Convention Center, one of the largest convention centers in the United States. .
Prior to joining the LVCVA, Ms. Bateman served as the First Assistant Attorney General for the Nevada Office of the Attorney General. As First Assistant Attorney General, Ms. Bateman supervised over ninety attorneys in representing the State’s agencies, departments, and officials. Prior to her appointment as First Assistant Attorney General, Ms. Bateman served as the office’s Bureau Chief of Gaming and Government Affairs and Chief Deputy of Boards and Open Government. Ms. Bateman also served as chief counsel to the Nevada State Athletic Commission and headed the State’s Open Meeting Law Enforcement Unit.
Ms. Bateman previously served as a Deputy District Attorney in the Clark County District Attorney’s Office where she prosecuted crimes from initial arrests through sentencing.
Ms. Bateman earned her Juris Doctorate from the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and completed her undergraduate studies in Political Science and English Literature at the University of California, San Diego.
The LVCVA is charged with marketing Southern Nevada as a tourism and convention destination worldwide and with operating the 4.6 million-square-foot Las Vegas Convention Center. With 150,000 hotel rooms and 14 million square feet of meeting and exhibit space in Las Vegas alone, the LVCVA's mission centers on attracting leisure and business visitors to the area. The LVCVA also owns the Las Vegas Convention Center Loop, an underground tunnel designed by The Boring Company and the Las Vegas Monorail, an elevated 3.9-mile system with seven stops throughout the resort corridor.