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… [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… [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… [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… [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… [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… [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… [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… [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… [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… [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… [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… [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… [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… [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… [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… [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… [More...]

Shareholder Elizabeth Brickfield elected to State Bar of Nevada Board of Governors

Aug-6

Las Vegas, NV (August 6, 2012) – Lionel Sawyer & Collins shareholder Elizabeth Brickfield has been elected to a second two-year term as a member of the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Nevada. The recently-held elections were to fill four open positions in Clark County and one uncontested election in Washoe County… [More...]