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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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Nevada Law Firm McDonald Carano Celebrates 70 Years

Legal counsel to Nevada businesses and investors since 1949

Las Vegas – May 24, 2019 – McDonald Carano, Nevada’s law firm for businesses, investors and high-net-worth individuals, proudly announces the 70th anniversary of the firm’s 1949 founding. The firm...

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McDonald Carano Practice Groups and Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2019 Rankings

April 29, 2019 – Chambers USA, one of the leading legal ratings agencies in the United States, has released its 2019 rankings. McDonald Carano again ranks as one of the...

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Homebuilders Say AB 421 Would Hurt Housing Affordability

April 23, 2019, Las Vegas Business Press, by Buck Wargo A bill is making its way through the Nevada Legislature that homebuilders said could add to the cost of new homes and...

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Former Gaming Regulator Says Nevada Is and Must Remain as the ‘Tip of the Spear’

April 18, 2019, CDC Gaming Reports Inc, by Howard Stutz During his five years as chairman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, A.G. Burnett regularly interacted with fellow gaming regulators both...

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Nevada is Not California: Employment Law Pitfalls to Avoid

April 2, 2019, Las Vegas Business Press California employers are expanding their operations into Nevada, today, more than ever. Both Nevada and California have hundreds of employment rules and regulations that...

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Attorney Profile

Matt Addison

A lifelong Reno resident, Matt Addison joined McDonald Carano in 1989. Since that time the firm has expanded, diversified, and the landscape of Nevada has become more technology-centric. Mr. Addison,...

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