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...]

Nevada Real Estate & Development Report: June 2014

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E Project, Industrial ADDRESS 124 S. 6th St., 89101 DETAILS The John E. Carson hotel is being renovated into a mixed-use development that will feature feature both retail and office spaces. Construction of the 19,000 SF space began in April of last year and is expected to be complete by July of this year. Tenants to the renovated space are expected to include Black Spade … [Read more...]

Educating Nevada’s Workforce: Higher Education in Nevada

Education and economy go together. It’s almost like an equation: education plus workforce equals a healthy economy.

Education and economy go together. It’s almost like an equation: education plus workforce equals a healthy economy. A top flight, community-involved system of higher education is a draw for new industries looking to locate within a state. There’s a need for research institutions, an educated, trainable workforce and a healthy feeder K through 12 school system that prepares … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Education

The Nevada education system has overcome a multitude of hurdles in recent years. Even so, the system still has a long way to go.

From kindergarten to college graduation, Nevada’s education system has overcome a multitude of hurdles in recent years. Even so, the system still has a long way to go. Coming together to discuss issues Nevada faces in regards to education, a combination of business leaders, economic development resources and leaders in education recently met at the Las Vegas offices of Cox … [Read more...]

Manufacturing in Nevada: Focus on Education, Jobs and the Future

Manufacturing in Nevada, like so many business sectors in Nevada and nationwide, has taken a licking and kept on ticking.

No one with an eye on this state’s economic future should minimize the importance of manufacturing which, like so many business sectors in Nevada and nationwide, has taken a licking and kept on ticking. “The manufacturing sector is still reeling from the recession,” says Frank Woodbeck, director of the department of Employment Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) for the State … [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...]

Henderson Chamber to discuss higher education at March 19 event

Nevada Business Press Releases for February 13th

Monthly network breakfast features Jim Rogers, Chancellor Dan Klaich HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will host a network breakfast and discuss higher education and its role in Nevada with Dan Klaich, chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education, and former chancellor Jim Rogers, owner/chairman/CEO with the Intermountain West Communications Company … [Read more...]

What has the most potential to improve education in Nevada?

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“Two words: community involvement.  Money alone is not enough to combat apathy.  We have dedicated teachers in our classrooms.  We also need dedicated parents and mentors to motivate our students.  When we all come together, amazing and transformative things happen.” Dwight D. Jones • Superintendent, Clark County School District “We must commit to three tasks to accomplish … [Read more...]