When Results Matter

If your bottom line or even the future of your company are at stake, McDonald Carano is the right choice for litigation counsel. Our litigators offer one of the most comprehensive, sophisticated, productive and effectual dispute resolution practices in Nevada. We deliver seasoned, honed and proven abilities in all areas of problem solving, ranging from artful diplomacy and swift resolution; to traditional litigation, trial and appellate advocacy; to arbitration and mediation.  Our team is involved in complex claims and class action defense in both state and federal court, at the appellate and Supreme Court levels, as well as before state and federal administrative agencies.

Our primary objective is the efficient and successful resolution of our client’s dispute. We aggressively defend client positions at every turn, and are known for executing veritable defenses in some most contentious disputes in state history. Whether a claim is large or small, straight-forward or complicated, we develop the right strategy and an appropriate budget to ensure the services we deliver have the best possible chance of producing the right outcome. We understand that objectives are sometimes better served by not going to trial. However, our trial attorneys are precision advocates who can and will try a case if necessary. We are involved in the full array of complex commercial litigation and class action claims, including:

  • Breach of contract, commercial torts and business collections
  • Commercial transactions and contract interpretation
  • Corporate, shareholder and partnership disputes
  • Director and officer liability
  • Insurance coverage
  • Restrictive covenants and non-compete agreements
  • Real estate, leasing and construction
  • Environmental and land use
  • Franchise and licensing
  • Intellectual property, trade secrets and unfair competition
  • Marketing, advertising and e-commerce
  • Professional liability
  • Labor and employment
  • Tax and ERISA
  • Bankruptcy and insolvency
  • Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) claims

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Our Commercial & Complex Litigation Group

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