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Terry Care - Partner

Terry Care
Partner
tcare@mcwlaw.com
Phone 775-788-2000
Fax 775-788-2020


AREAS OF PRACTICE

Commercial & Complex Litigation Government Affairs & Advocacy

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Mr. Care, a firm partner, has broad experience in all aspects of commercial litigation, to include arbitration and mediation, settlement, trial and appeal.  He also chairs the firm's Government Affairs Group.

He has litigated in state and federal court, and argued before the Nevada Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Additionally, he has testified extensively before legislative and local government bodies. Mr. Care is a former member of the Nevada State Senate, serving from 1998 - 2010.  In addition to serving as Assistant Majority Leader and Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Mr. Care was Vice-Chairman of the Senate Committee on Government Affairs, and Vice-Chairman of the Senate Committee on Taxation.  Mr. Care has served as a Uniform Law Commissioner since 1999, is a member of the Commission’s Executive Committee, and chairs the Commission's Legislative Council, which has responsibility for enactment of uniform laws in all states. He chaired the Commission’s drafting committee for the Model Registered Agents Act, and served as a member of numerous uniform law drafting committees.  Prior to becoming an attorney, he was a broadcast journalist and news director for the ABC-TV affiliate in Las Vegas.  He served in the United States Army from 1966 until 1969, to include a tour in Vietnam.


AREAS OF EXPERIENCE

Commercial & Complex Litigation
 
Mr. Care has represented clients in the gaming, printing, and liquor industries, charter schools, commercial landlords, and parties in all manner of other areas in both contract and tort actions.  He has also tried cases involving libel law.
 
Government Affairs & Advocacy
 
As chair of the Government Affairs Group, Mr. Care represents Nevada, regional and national clients in a variety of sectors, including energy, health care, education, hospitality, public safety, transportation, recycling/waste management, communications, transportation and project development.  The Group represents clients in grassroots campaigns, in local government proceedings, in the state legislature, at the agencies of the executive branch, and in regulatory proceedings.  Group members also have frequent interactions with Nevada¹s congressional offices to facilitate client issues.
 


PUBLICATIONS

Former Drafting Committee Member for the Uniform Assignment of Rents Act 

Former Drafting Committee Member for the Model Registered Agents Act

Former Drafting Committee Member for the Uniform Military Services and Overseas Civilian Absentee Voters Act


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ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
Nevada, 1992

LAW SCHOOL
University of New Mexico School of Law, 1991

BAR ADMISSIONS AND LICENSES
State Bar of Nevada
Clark County Bar Association

UNDERGRADUATE
BA, University of New Mexico, 1988

RESIDENT OFFICE
Las Vegas, Nevada

MARTINDALE HUBBELL RATING
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated

AWARDS/RECOGNITION
"Best Lawyers in America" (Commercial Litigation): 2013-2014

2009 Nevada Legislator of the Year Award from the Nevada Association of Counties

Recognition in 2009 for outstanding service by the Southern Nevada Homebuilders Association

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Uniform Law Commissioner

CIVIC ACTIVITIES
Former member of governing board of the Nevada Donor Network

Former member of the Nevada Veterans Services Commission

Former advisory board member of Nevada Public Radio Station KNPR-FM

Served as Judge Advocate for the Nevada Department of the American Legion

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