Seventeen McDonald Carano Wilson Attorneys Named Mountain States Super Lawyers

RENO, Nev. – McDonald Carano Wilson LLP announced that 17 lawyers from the firm have been recognized on the 2014 list of Mountain States Super Lawyers, a ranking of outstanding attorneys across the region.

Partners Robert Armstrong, Leo Bergin III, James W. Bradshaw, Andrew Gabriel, Paul Georgeson, Leigh Goddard, A.J. “Bud” Hicks, Pat Lundvall, William A.S. Magrath II, George F. Ogilvie III, Jeff Silvestri, Scott Swain, and Ryan Works were all honored as Super Lawyers.

Lundvall was also recognized as a Top 50 female lawyer.

In addition to the aforementioned attorneys, McDonald Carano Wilson partners Kristen Gallagher, Jacquelyn Leleu, Cody Noble, and Amanda Yen were each named in the Mountain States Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” category.

The Mountain States Super Lawyers ranking includes attorneys from Nevada, Utah, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming. Fewer than 5 percent of lawyers in Nevada are recognized by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of exceptional lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. Those selected for Super Lawyers lists have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous, multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.

The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Supers Lawyers magazines and in leading city and regional magazines across the country. Super Lawyers magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, go to

The first Super Lawyers list was published in 1991 and in recent years the rating service has expanded nationwide. In February 2010, Super Lawyers was acquired by Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals.

Founded in 1949, McDonald Carano Wilson LLP is a full-service law firm with offices in Las Vegas and Reno. To learn more, visit