Bar Admissions
  • Nevada, 1988
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Education
  • J.D., University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, 1988
  • B.A., Philosophy, University of California, Los Angeles, 1985
Bar Admissions
  • Nevada, 1988
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Education
  • J.D., University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, 1988
  • B.A., Philosophy, University of California, Los Angeles, 1985

Professional Background

Mr. Ogilvie practices primarily in construction litigation and complex commercial litigation. He is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, Construction Law Group and Litigation Group. Mr. Ogilvie regularly appears before the state and federal bench in Nevada, as well as before various municipal boards and governmental agencies in southern Nevada.

Mr. Ogilvie is recognized for his skills in the courtroom in both the commercial and construction disciplines. He has successfully first-chaired dozens of jury trials, bench trials, and private arbitrations in both construction disputes and complex litigation matters, in addition to presenting several oral arguments before the Nevada Supreme Court.

The clients Mr. Ogilvie represents include publicly traded multinational corporations, national and regional construction companies,  and medium-size to large local businesses.

A native Las Vegan and fifth-generation Nevadan, Mr. Ogilvie has been highly involved in the Las Vegas community, including his current service on the Colorado River Commission. After serving two years as a commissioner, in 2009, Mr. Ogilvie was appointed as Chairman of the Colorado River Commission, which involves acquiring, managing, and protecting Nevada’s water and hydroelectric power resources from the Colorado River. Governor Sandoval reappointed Mr. Ogilvie as Chairman of the Commission in June 2013.

Construction Law

Mr. Ogilvie’s construction work primarily involves public works projects and large private commercial projects, including contractor-owner disputes, as well as bonding and lien issues.

Commercial & Complex Litigation

Mr. Ogilvie has substantial experience in lending, collateralization and insurance coverage disputes.

Awards and Recognition

Chambers USA, Band 1

The Best Lawyers in America©

Super Lawyers, “Mountain States Super Lawyers”

America’s Leading Litigation Attorneys

Nevada Business Magazine, “Legal Elite”

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated

Community Engagement

Chair, Colorado River Commission

Member, Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce’s Government Affairs Committee

Member, Las Vegas Founders Foundation

Past chair, Callaway Golf Las Vegas Intercollegiate Tournament, hosted by UNLV

Past coach, Nevada’s Olympic Development Program

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