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Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Associates

McDonald Carano is seeking one or more full-time Associates to join our busy and growing statewide Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Practice. Positions are available in our Reno and Las Vegas offices. The practice group is ranked in the highest Tier 1 category in the Best Law Firms report published by U.S. News–Best Lawyers and numerous attorneys in the group have received Lawyer of the Year recognition in The Best Lawyers in America. Our attorneys have extensive experience in bankruptcy and related practice areas, with several having served as law clerks and externs for judges in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada.

We represent troubled companies, boards of directors, management, owners, debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, creditors’ committees, equity holders, lenders, investors, and trustees involved in Chapter 7 liquidation and Chapter 11 liquidation/reorganization bankruptcies. We also advise on out-of-court workouts and corporate debt restructurings, purchasing and selling assets from insolvent entities, and litigating the full range of contested and adversary matters including fraudulent conveyances and other preferences, foreclosure proceedings, stay and cash collateral proceedings, default debtors, breach of fiduciary duty claims, turnover actions, contested auctions and sale hearings, and post-emergence litigation.

The candidate(s) should have experience in or have a strong interest in bankruptcy, insolvency, and/or financial restructuring. The candidate must have strong academic credentials from a nationally recognized law school. Admission to the State Bar of Nevada or a willingness to sit for the next exam is required. Must have excellent references and communication, analytical, technical and writing skills.

Please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to:

Brian H. Schusterman
McDonald Carano LLP
100 West Liberty Street, 10th Floor
Reno, Nevada 89501


About McDonald Carano
McDonald Carano was founded in 1949 and we are the only remaining Nevada-headquartered full-service statewide law firm that helped establish Nevada’s legal community more than 70 years ago. McDonald Carano proudly maintains our “Battle Born” reputation as we continue to thrive and grow as an independent Nevada law firm.