Gordon Silver Attorney Thomas J. Salerno Member of Plan Issues Subcommittee

Gordon Silver announced that Thomas J. Salerno recently served as part of the Plan Issues Advisory Subcommittee for the ABI Bankruptcy Review Commission.

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that Thomas J. Salerno recently served as part of the Plan Issues Advisory Subcommittee for the ABI Bankruptcy Review Commission. In what could result in the largest amendments to the US Bankruptcy Law in 40 years, the Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Review Commission just released their ABI Commission Report and… [More…]

Public Can Help Reverse Devastating Trend of Treating Child Sex Trafficking Victims as Criminals

Domestic child sex trafficking is on the rise as criminals relish in its profitability and the lower likelihood of severe punishment.

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges leads charge to make change Reno, Nev. – Domestic child sex trafficking, one of the most heinous of child abuses, is on the rise as criminals relish in its profitability and the lower likelihood of severe punishment, when compared to other crimes. With an estimated 293,000 American… [More…]

NCJFCJ and the Nevada Court Improvement Program Gather Leaders from All 10 Nevada Judicial Districts

The NCJFCJ hosted leaders from all 10 Nevada judicial districts for the Nevada Community Improvement Council (CIC) 2014 Summit on Oct. 2-3 in Reno, Nev.

Reno – The Nevada Court Improvement Program and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) hosted leaders from all 10 Nevada judicial districts for the Nevada Community Improvement Council (CIC) 2014 Summit on Oct. 2-3 in Reno, Nev. The purpose for this annual training, held at the National Judicial College on the… [More…]

Legal Opinions 2014: A Resource for Doing Business in Nevada

Attorneys throughout Nevada, specializing in a variety of areas, have pooled their collective knowledge in the Legal Opinions special report.

For the third year in a row, attorneys throughout Nevada, specializing in a variety of areas, have pooled their collective knowledge in the Legal Opinions special report. The following pages feature several well-respected attorneys offering up their expertise in the form of articles written on subjects ranging from collections to litigation and due diligence. An… [More…]

Giving Proper Attention to Your “Entrance Strategy”

Many businesses encounter difficulties, even debilitating conflicts, during their life cycle because not enough attention was paid to its entrance strategy.

Business people with great ideas want to move on them quickly and see them flourish in the marketplace. Even new businesses often keep their eyes on an aspirational prize: the “exit strategy”. However, many businesses encounter difficulties and sometimes even debilitating conflicts during their life cycle because not enough attention was paid to the company’s… [More…]

Five Ways to Avoid Litigation

Litigation is an expensive endeavor to all parties involved, not just financially, but also the lost opportunity costs associated.

The reality of today’s world is that we live in a litigious society. Litigation is an expensive endeavor to all parties involved, not just financially, but also the lost opportunity costs associated with the amount of time spent litigating the case rather than focusing on your business itself. The best way to avoid litigation is… [More…]

Embracing Due Diligence On Your Company

Your business will likely undergo a period between agreeing on a term sheet or letter of intent and signing a definitive agreement – the due diligence phase

Whether you seek third party investment in your company or want to sell it, your business will most likely undergo a period between agreeing on a term sheet or letter of intent and signing a definitive agreement – the due diligence phase. Many companies dread this, but as transactional lawyers who frequently represent companies raising… [More…]

Collections – What Rights Do Businesses Have To Collect What They Are Owed?

Collection agencies generally charge a contingency fee for collecting. While some attorneys may charge a contingency fee for collection work, many do not.

Getting paid for the goods and services you provide is vital to every business. For many business owners, collecting what is owed is the least pleasant part of their business. You entered the business world to sell a product or provide a service – not to chase receivables. Collection does not, however, have to be… [More…]

Does Your Case Warrant An Appellate Expert?

Very few appeals are successful. The appellate courts will assume that your trial was fair enough and that sufficient evidence justified the judgment.

You lost. After years of litigation—cumbersome discovery, numerous pre-trial motions, and a contentious trial—the jury ruled against you. You have important decisions to make. Accept the Result or Appeal? Statistically, very few appeals are successful. The appellate courts will assume that your trial was fair enough and that sufficient evidence justified the judgment. Consider accepting… [More…]

Small Business Succession Opportunities

Small businesses grow through the ingenuity of their owners, pride in a flourishing business can make identifying a succession plan difficult.

Small businesses grow through the ingenuity of their owners. An owner’s pride in a flourishing business can make identifying and implementing a succession plan difficult, but addressing succession planning can prevent disastrous outcomes. Recognizing The Result Of Failure To Plan. Many owners fail to plan for the inevitable life changes – retirement, incompetency, and death… [More…]

Mobile Gambling and the Implications of American Broadcasting Company, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc.

Mobile gaming on smart phones and tablets is projected to be a $100 billion industry by 2017.

The United States Supreme Court’s interest in intellectual property cases has waxed and waned over the decades. Under Chief Justice Roberts, however, the Court has shown a renewed willingness to take on such matters, and the Court’s recent decision in American Broadcasting Company, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc. (“ABC v. Aereo”), is just one example. Increasingly… [More…]

Hospice Collecting School Supplies for Students in Need

Nathan Adelson Hospice locations will serve as drop-off points to collect school supplies for local elementary students. The hospice will be collecting supplies for students at Robert L. Taylor and Sunrise Acres elementary schools. The drive continues until Aug. 18. “Many schools unfortunately suffer from a lack of funding, and a large number of students… [More…]

Court of Appeals: Timely Justice to Nevadans and their Businesses

Adding a Court of Appeals would have minimal fiscal impact on Nevada.

Nevada’s Supreme Court has been overburdened for decades as it struggles to provide the public with speedy access to justice in the face of an ever growing population. The increasing backlog of cases is prolonging justice in Nevada. Currently, 56 percent of all appeals require more than six months to be heard, with 29 percent… [More…]

Jeffrey Silver Named To Chambers USA 2014

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that Jeffrey A. Silver has been named in Chambers USA 2014 list in Gaming and Licensing.  He has been categorized in the highly selective “Band 1” for Nevada. “I am pleased to be recognized by this prestigious publication,” Silver said. “It is also an honor to be listed with… [More…]

Improvements Coming to East Downtown in Reno

Reno’s East Fourth Street will be transformed during the second annual Positively 4th Street Better Block Project event. Considered “the gateway” to downtown Reno, Fourth Street is home to several historical properties but is in need of upgrades and repair. Local businesses are looking to spruce up the area through landscaping, adding a two-way bicycle lane, re-striping traffic… [More…]

Kaempfer Crowell Hires Award-Winning Attorneys to Lead New Bankruptcy Practice

RENO, Nev. – Nevada law firm Kaempfer Crowell announced it has hired award-winning Reno bankruptcy attorneys Janet Chubb and Louis Bubala to lead the firm’s new bankruptcy practice. Kaempfer Crowell, which already provides attorneys in a wide range of practice areas, including employment, business and aviation law, hired Chubb and Bubala as a result of… [More…]

Advanced Technology Arrives to Catch Breast Cancer Sooner

Desert Radiologists acquired an advanced imaging tool to catch breast cancer earlier. The medical imaging provider is the only outpatient facility in Nevada to offer the technology, according to a recent statement. The provider is offering three dimensional mammography, called breast tomosynthesis, for breast cancer screening. Considered the latest in digital imaging technology, it allows radiologists… [More…]

John Krieger Moves To Gordon Silver

Gordon Silver announced that John L. Krieger has joined our firm as a shareholder in our Las Vegas office.

Gordon Silver announced that John L. Krieger has joined our firm as a shareholder in our Las Vegas office.  He will be a member of our Intellectual Property, Entertainment & Sports, and Internet Gaming practice groups. “John is a terrific addition to our team,” said Gordon Silver managing partner Gregory E. Garman, “He brings an wealth… [More…]

Organ Donation on the Rise in Nevada

Nevada Donor Network (NDN) saw its second consecutive record-breaking year in “all apsects” of organ donation, according to a recent statement. NDN received donations from 104 organ donors, 373 tissue donors and 632 cornea donors – totaling a 96% increase compared to 2011. “These significant increases are a testament to the heroism of our courageous donors and their families,” said… [More…]

Three Renowned Lawyers Move To Gordon Silver: Firm Opens Los Angeles Office On May 1, 2014

Gordon Silver announced that three highly regarded bankruptcy and restructuring partners are joining the firm as it opens its Los Angeles office.

Gordon Silver announced that three highly regarded bankruptcy and restructuring partners are joining the firm.  Eric D. Goldberg and Eve H. Karasik will be joining as shareholders.  They will be opening the firm’s first California office in Los Angeles, effective May 1, 2014.  Goldberg and Karasik are nationally known for their work on prominent bankruptcies. Thomas J.… [More…]

Gordon Silver Attorney Colleen McCarty Appointed to Victims Of Crime Subcommittee

Colleen E. McCarty of Gordon Silver has been appointed to the Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice's Victims of Crime Sub-committee.

Gordon Silver Ltd. is pleased to announce that Colleen E. McCarty, an associate in the firm’s Las Vegas office, has been appointed to the Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice’s Victims of Crime Sub-committee. McCarty practices in various areas of general and commercial litigation, business crimes and government investigation matters. She is experienced in… [More…]

Jolley Urga Woodbury & Little Announces New Partner, Melissa L. Waite

Jolley Urga Woodbury & Little is pleased to announce Melissa L. Waite has become a partner at the firm.

Attorney also receives Martindale-Hubbell’s highest Peer Review Rating (Las Vegas) – Jolley Urga Woodbury & Little is pleased to announce Melissa L. Waite has become a partner at the firm. Ms. Waite will continue to practice in the areas of Real Estate Transactions, Real Estate Finance, Commercial Transactions, Business Formation, Gaming Law and Privilege Licensing. She… [More…]