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Legal and political counsel to Nevada businesses, investors and high-net-worth individuals since 1949.
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 2019 Mountain States Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

Las Vegas, Nevada, May 31, 2019 – McDonald Carano LLP is pleased to announce that twelve attorneys from the firm were recognized as 2019 Mountain States Super Lawyers, and three...

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Nevada Legislature to Play Key Role in Advancing Blockchain Industry

May 27, 2019, Northern Nevada Business View, by Rob Sabo The passage of Senate Bill 398 during the 2017 Legislative Session proved to be a precursor of many blockchain-related bills up...

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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...

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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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Attorney Profile

Lisa Wiltshire Alstead

Lisa Wiltshire Alstead practices primarily in commercial and complex litigation, employment and labor law, and bankruptcy in many jurisdictions across the state of Nevada.  Her work encompasses a broad range of...

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