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The stakes are high. The issues are complex. Let us meet them–and carry you through. McDonald Carano is Nevada’s business firm, providing solution-driven counsel to businesses, organizations, and investors with interests in Nevada. With an extensive bench of attorneys and government affairs professionals, we solve business-related challenges in this fast-evolving region.
Our practice of putting clients first—and delivering innovative, pragmatic solutions— is at the heart of our practice. High-stakes negotiation. Complex litigation. Complicated legislation. Organizations—global, national and locally-based—retain us again and again.

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McDonald Carano Expands Employment and Government Affairs Practices

November 4, 2019 – McDonald Carano is pleased to announce the addition of two highly accomplished attorneys, highlighting the firm’s continued commitment to expansion in Nevada. Makenzie Warren joins the...

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McDonald Carano Named One of the Country’s “Best Law Firms”

November 1, 2019, McDonald Carano, Nevada’s law firm for businesses and high-net-worth individuals, is pleased to announce the firm has been named one of the country’s “Best Law Firms” in...

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Q & A: Former Gaming Regulator A.G. Burnett on Sports Betting, Industry Trends

September 16, 2019, vegasinc.lasvegassun.com, by Bryan Horwath A well-known name in Nevada gaming circles, A.G. Burnett served on the state’s Gaming Control Board from 2011 to 2017, taking over as chairman in...

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McDonald Carano Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers Awards

Las Vegas, Nevada, August 15, 2019 – McDonald Carano LLP is pleased to announce new recognition in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. McDonald Carano attorneys recognized...

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Will Fraud Charges Brought By SEC Be The Death Knell For Entity Sports Betting?

July 31, 2019, Gambling Compliance, by Tony Batt The future of entity sports betting is becoming increasingly uncertain after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged a defunct Nevada...

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Attorney Profile

Josh Hicks

Josh Hicks leads McDonald Carano’s Government Affairs and Advocacy Group. He represents clients before the Nevada Legislature, local governments and state government agencies, and advises on all aspects of Nevada...

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