Experience

Representation in Various Insurance Coverage Issues

Represented homeowners associations, developers and real estate property managers on various insurance coverage issues, including D&O policies, property damage, construction disputes, and commercial liability.

Representation of World’s Largest Mall Owner on Construction, Real Estate Issues

Represented the largest mall owner in the world on various construction and tenant issues.

Summary Judgment for Client in Wrongful Death Case

Won summary judgment for a government entity in a wrongful death case.  At issue was whether the government entity was liable for the death of child crossing in a crosswalk where the lights were not working.  The Eighth Judicial District Court ruled that the statute of repose and immunity statute precluded liability against the government entity.

Major Victory in Class Action for Low-Income Lender

Secured a major victory in a class action lawsuit for a low-income lender in Nevada and Arizona, which rendered vehicles inoperable if loan payments were not up-to-date.

Construction Defect Matters for Property Restoration Company

Handled multiple matters for a global, privately owned property restoration company involving construction defects in a commercial building.

Representation of Bank Clients in FDIC Actions

Represented a number of banks against FDIC actions, including the evaluation of loans and fiduciary duty for boards of directors.

Positive Result for Multiple LLCs in Construction Defect Litigation

Obtained a positive result for a number of independent LLCs within a business center in complex commercial litigation claiming a variety of construction defects.

Representation of Prison Gang Member Facing RICO, Murder and Drug Claims

Represented the lead member of a prison gang in a federal court-appointed case involving RICO claims, murder and drug claims. 

Dismissal in Alleged Voter Fraud Case Generating National Media Attention

Represented a former supervisor for a political advocacy group in a case alleging that canvassers were illegally paid to register Nevada voters during the 2008 presidential campaign. The case, which was dismissed, garnered national media attention from the New York Times and Washington Post.

Reduced Sentence on Appeal in First-of-its-Kind Clean Air Act Violation

Handled the first criminal case in Nevada in which someone was prosecuted for violation of the Clean Air Act following a building implosion that released asbestos into the air. The client was given a misdemeanor sentence on appeal. 

Bonded $450 Million in Mechanic’s Lien Claims for Large Hotel, Casino

Bonded more than $450 million in mechanic’s lien claims for a world-famous hotel and casino in Las Vegas.