By Samuel A. Schwartz, Transactional Attorney, Brownstein Hyatt Farber SchreckPrior to the Great Recession, private equity firms were historically devoted to buy outs and smaller loans that traditional banks had no interest in funding. Since that time, according to estimates by the private equity firm Ares Management, nonbanks held more than half a trillion dollars’ worth … [Read more...] about Private Equity Lending: Is It a Good Choice for Business?
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By Samuel A. Schwartz, Shareholder at Brownstein Hyatt Farber SchreckLitigation Risks Expanding for Plaintiffs When considering pursuing litigation anywhere in the United States, potential plaintiffs should consider and canvass the potential defendants who may be culpable. Courts around the country are taking a broad view of what claim, issue and party preclusion means in … [Read more...] about Implications of Expanding Litigation Risks
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...] about Legal Elite 2014: Nevada’s Top Attorneys
“A press release is not the Holy Grail of a communications plan. There are many tools, especially online, to really make a public relations campaign a success and often times a traditional, long, boring press release is not the answer.” Solveig Raftery • President & CEO, The Firm Public Relations & Marketing“Top pet peeves are people who are always unhappy, poor … [Read more...] about What is your biggest pet peeve?