Helping Clients Navigate Nevada’s Shifting Landscape

In times of stability and uncertainty, McDonald Carano provides full-service legal and government affairs counsel to businesses, investors, high-net-worth individuals, trade associations, public entities, and non-profit organizations. When the stakes are high and the issues are complex, we help clients stay on sure footing in Nevada. Our attorneys and government affairs professionals solve business-related legal and political challenges in a constantly-evolving landscape.

Since our founding in 1949, putting clients first—and delivering innovative, pragmatic solutions—is at the heart of what we do, whether navigating critical transactions, complex litigation, or complicated legislation. Local, national, and global organizations rely on us as their go-to law firm in Nevada. We are the oldest preeminent law firm in Nevada and we are here to guide you through whatever challenges and opportunities come your way.

Recent News, Insights and Awards

“Robert is especially notable for the establishment and administration of Nevada-based private trust companies,” Chambers HNW Guide.

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Scott also serves as Chair of the Tax Law practice which is rated in the highest Tier 1 category in The Best Law Firms in America.

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In 2022 McDonald Carano celebrated George’s 30th year of extraordinary service to our firm, our clients, our culture, and our future.

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Pat is the only woman ranked Band 1 in Nevada Commercial Litigation and the only woman leading a Band 1 Commercial Litigation Practice.

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“We are proud to work with Liberty Media to help bring the pinnacle of global motorsport to the world’s iconic entertainment destination,” Andy Gabriel

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A.G., Greg and Dennis brought to the acquisition their unique background as former regulators in Nevada’s gaming industry, with invaluable insight into the inner workings of gaming regulatory agencies.

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“TeamHealth needed a litigation powerhouse firm that knows how to win in Nevada. This case is a bellwether and McDonald Carano was instrumental in our victory,” Carol Owen, Chief Counsel for Commercial Litigation at TeamHealth (client).

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Featured Professional Profile

Robert E. Armstrong

Robert Armstrong is nationally recognized for his representation of high-net-worth clients and family trust companies. His practice is focused on estate, gift, generation-skipping, and income tax planning, as well as...

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