John Naylor & Jennifer Braster Receive Super Lawyers Distinctions

Managing partners from the law firm of Naylor & Braster have been selected by Super Lawyers among the top attorneys in Nevada and the Western United States.

Both managing partners from the law firm of Naylor & Braster have been selected by Super Lawyers among the top attorneys in Nevada and the Western United States. John M. Naylor was named a “Mountain States Super Lawyer” and Jennifer L. Braster was named a “Mountain States Rising Star” for 2015. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 … [Read more...]

Retired Chief Justice of Nevada Supreme Court Joins Naylor & Braster Law Firm

Retired Chief Justice of the Nevada Supreme Court A. William Maupin has joined the law firm of Naylor & Braster.

Retired Chief Justice of the Nevada Supreme Court A. William Maupin has joined the law firm of Naylor & Braster. Maupin will focus his legal practice with the firm on litigation, litigation consulting and alternative dispute resolution in Las Vegas and Reno. Maupin is one of the Nevada legal community’s most respected professionals, both as an attorney and Chief Justice … [Read more...]

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors; Governor Approves Solar Tax Incentives

Park Place Infiniti Sponsors Smiles for Survivors Park Place Infiniti is sponsoring the fourth annual Blow Out Breast Cancer event, presented by the Smiles for Survivors foundation and Square Colour Salon and Spa. [Read More...] Governor’s Office of Energy Approves Solar Tax Incentives Highlighting its commitment to renewable energy in Nevada, the Governor’s Office of Energy … [Read more...]

Cecilia Lee, LTD Welcomes Lawyer Elizabeth High

Nationally recognized Reno law firm, Cecilia Lee, Ltd., welcomes Elizabeth High, Esq. to the firm.

Elizabeth joins the team with more than twelve years of experience RENO, Nev. –Nationally recognized Reno law firm, Cecilia Lee, Ltd., welcomes Elizabeth High, Esq. to the firm. High completed her law degree at the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, graduating summa cum laude in 2002. After graduation, High served as federal law clerk to the Honorable … [Read more...]

Lionel Sawyer & Collins Mourns the Passing of Robert D. Faiss

We at Lionel Sawyer & Collins are deeply saddened by the passing of Bob Faiss, chairman emeritus of the Firm’s Gaming & Regulatory Law Department.

Las Vegas, NV  –We at Lionel Sawyer & Collins are deeply saddened by the passing of Bob Faiss, chairman emeritus of the Firm’s Gaming & Regulatory Law Department. For over 40 years, he has been our mentor, leader and friend. For more than a half century, Bob played a key role in the evolution of the Nevada gaming industry, starting as a member of Governor Grant … [Read more...]

Legal Elite 2014: Nevada’s Top Attorneys

This year’s Legal Elite polling garnered 6,454 nominations of attorneys from across the Silver State, highlighting top attorneys as chosen by their peers.

This year’s Legal Elite polling garnered 6,454 nominations of attorneys from across the Silver State. This annual list highlights Nevada’s top attorneys as chosen by their peers. All votes are based on nominations from other attorneys and the following pages highlight the top vote getters in Northern Nevada, Southern Nevada, the Best Up and Coming attorneys and the top 10 … [Read more...]

Ketan Bhirud Appointed to Board of Directors for the Southern Nevada chapter of the American Red Cross

Las Vegas, NV – We are pleased to announce that Lionel Sawyer & Collins attorney Ketan D. Bhirud has joined the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross, Southern Nevada chapter. The American Red Cross provides compassionate care to those in need through five service areas: disaster relief, supporting American military families, as the largest national source of blood … [Read more...]

24 Lionel Sawyer & Collins Attorneys Named to 2013 Super Lawyers

Seven Lawyers Receive Top Honors Las Vegas, NV – 24 Lionel Sawyer & Collins attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of Super Lawyers for the Mountain States region. This year’s results represent a record number of Firm attorneys recognized since the inception of these evaluations in 2007. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more … [Read more...]

Lionel Sawyer & Collins Releases 2nd Edition of Bishop and Zucker on Nevada Corporations and Limited Liability Companies

Treatise on Nevada Corporate Law Only Book of its Kind Las Vegas, NV (June 3, 2013) - Lionel Sawyer & Collins is pleased to announce the release of the 2nd edition of Bishop and Zucker on Nevada Corporations and Limited Liability Companies, the only reference book of its kind. Keith Bishop, a partner at Allen Matkins, and Jeffrey P. Zucker, a shareholder at Lionel Sawyer … [Read more...]

Var Lordahl, Jr. Appointed to Board of Directors for the Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow

Var Lordahl

Las Vegas, NV (May 6, 2013) – Lionel Sawyer & Collins attorney Var Lordahl, Jr. has joined the Board of Directors of the Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow (FIT). FIT is a Nevada non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1997, dedicated to “ending unemployment one person at a time.” Their mission is to empower unemployed and underemployed individuals in southern … [Read more...]

Lionel Sawyer & Collins Shareholder Elizabeth Brickfield appointed to CSN Foundation Board

Elizabeth Brickfield

Las Vegas, NV (April 22, 2013) – Lionel Sawyer & Collins shareholder Elizabeth Brickfield has been appointed to the College of Southern Nevada (CSN) Foundation Board of Trustees. The CSN Foundation is the primary fund-raising and development organization of the College of Southern Nevada. The Foundation Board is composed of twenty-five members from across the spectrum of … [Read more...]

Shareholder Justice A. William Maupin named to the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals

Justice A. William Maupin

Las Vegas, NV (April 15, 2013) – Lionel Sawyer & Collins shareholder Justice A. William Maupin has been selected as a member of The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (NADN). NADN is an association consisting of professionals distinguished by their commitment to the practice of alternative dispute resolution and by their hands-on experience in the field of civil and … [Read more...]

Paul Bancroft named Of Counsel

Paul Bancroft

Las Vegas, NV (April 8, 2013) – Lionel Sawyer & Collins is pleased to announce that Paul D. Bancroft has become of counsel to Lionel Sawyer & Collins. We are especially pleased to resume our relationship with Mr. Bancroft, a former shareholder who returns to the Firm after leaving to open his law office. He had previously worked at Lionel Sawyer & Collins from 1983 … [Read more...]

New Associate Joins Lionel Sawyer & Collins

Nevada Business Press Releases for April 1st

Las Vegas, NV (April 1, 2013) – Lionel Sawyer & Collins is pleased to announce that Sara Almo has joined the Firm’s practice as an associate in the Reno office. As a new member of the Litigation Department, she will have the opportunity to gain a wide variety of experience, working with the diverse number of practice groups within the department and throughout the … [Read more...]

Senator Richard H. Bryan recognized by Clark County Bar Association

Nevada Business Press Release for March 25th

Honored for 50th Year Anniversary of His Admission to Nevada Bar Las Vegas, NV (March 25, 2013) – Senator Richard Bryan, a shareholder in the Firm’s Gaming & Regulatory Law Department and member of its Executive Committee, was honored at the Clark County Bar Association’s annual 40 Year Club Induction Ceremony Luncheon. He celebrated a new milestone in his illustrious … [Read more...]

See You in Court: Business Litigation in Nevada

In business litigation, taking steps to protect your business can mean the difference between see you in court and see you at settlement.

Conventional wisdom says that when the recession hit in late 2007, lawsuits between businesses probably increased as companies tried everything to stay afloat, including collecting all debts owed and enforcing contractual agreements. But many attorneys working in litigation saw a decrease in lawsuits filed in most arenas. Instead, there was a rise in alternative dispute … [Read more...]

Lionel Sawyer & Collins Receives Top Honor as 2012 “Best Places to Work in Southern Nevada”

Oct-22

Las Vegas, NV (October 22, 2012) – Lionel Sawyer & Collins has been awarded top prize in the small company category in the 2012 ―Best Places to Work in Southern Nevada awards program sponsored by the Southern Nevada Human Resources Association. The Southern Nevada Human Resource Association recognizes top Southern Nevada employers for innovative human resources practices … [Read more...]

Shareholder Malani L. Kotchka Named Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America

Sep-4

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 4 ,2012) Lionel Sawyer & Collins is pleased to announce that Malani L. Kotchka has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Ms. Kotchka is a shareholder in the Firm’s Litigation Department with a practice emphasis on labor and employment law. She received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Cincinnati College of … [Read more...]

Meredith Markwell Honored by Clark County Law Foundation

Aug-27

Las Vegas, NV (August 27, 2012) – Lionel Sawyer & Collins attorney Meredith L. Markwell has been recognized for outstanding volunteer leadership by the Clark County Law Foundation for her participation in their Trial by Peers (TBP) Program. Ms. Markwell will receive an award as Trial by Peers ―Most Dedicated New Senior Attorney‖ at a ceremony to be held on August 30th which … [Read more...]