Celebrating 75 Years of Serving Nevada’s Legal, Business, Government, and Civic Communities

17 Las Vegas Office Lawyers Recognized in Best Lawyers® and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch®

McDonald Carano proudly announces that 15 of our Las Vegas office lawyers have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® and two lawyers received Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards. Best Lawyers® recognizes only the top 5% of practicing lawyers and Ones to Watch recognizes “extraordinary lawyers who have been in private practice for less than 10 years for outstanding professional excellence.”

“Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch accolades are based purely on the review of other top lawyers practicing in the same metropolitan and practice areas. Those practicing against each other in mediation or arguing across the aisle in court are providing positive feedback on their peers’ skillset, knowledge and professionalism. These awards are a genuine vote of confidence in their fellow lawyers.” The list of recognized lawyers from our Las Vegas office is provided below. The list of recognized lawyers in our Reno office is provided here.

Ones to Watch® Las Vegas Office (2024)

Best Lawyers in America® Las Vegas Office (2024)

  • Andrew Gabriel – Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Corporate Law, Real Estate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Land Use & Zoning Law (including 2024 Lawyer of the Year in Business Organizations, Las Vegas)
  • Kristen Gallagher – Commercial Litigation, Employment Law/Management, Labor & Employment Litigation
  • Greg Giordano – Gaming Law, Administrative & Regulatory Law
  • Dennis Gutwald – Gaming Law, Administrative/Regulatory Law, Cannabis Law
  • Rory Kay – Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation
  • Pat Lundvall – Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Labor & Employment Litigation, Employment Law/Management
  • Robert McPeak – Construction Law, Construction Litigation, Real Estate Law
  • Chris Molina – Commercial Litigation, Real Estate Law, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Cody Noble – Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law
  • George Ogilvie – Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Construction Litigation, Municipal Litigation (including 2024 Lawyer of the Year in Construction Litigation, Las Vegas)
  • Amanda Perach – Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation
  • Aaron Shipley – Commercial Litigation, Trust & Estates Litigation, Labor & Employment Litigation
  • Scott Swain – Tax Law, Trust & Estates Law, Trust & Estates Litigation
  • Ryan Works – Bankruptcy Litigation, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation
  • Amanda Yen – Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation

About McDonald Carano

In 2024, McDonald Carano celebrates 75 years of serving Nevada’s legal, business, government, and civic communities. More than 60 lawyers and government relations professionals serve state, national, and international clients from our offices in Reno, Las Vegas, and Carson City. McDonald Carano provides legal services and government affairs and advocacy counsel to startups, corporations, trade associations, nonprofits, public entities, high-net-worth individuals, investors, and public-private partnerships throughout Nevada. We are proud to be your Nevada law firm since 1949.

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