18 Attorneys Recognized as “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars” 2023

McDonald Carano is proud to announce that 11 of our attorneys are recognized as “Super Lawyers” and seven are recognized as “Rising Stars” in the 2023 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers magazine. The list of top attorneys “recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice based on a selection process that includes nominations, independent research, and peer evaluations.” 

Mountain States Super Lawyers covers Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming. No more than 5 percent of attorneys in the five-state region are included as Super Lawyers and no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list. Rising Stars are attorneys who are either 40 years old or younger or have been practicing for 10 years or less. All candidates are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.

We congratulate the team of distinguished attorneys listed below from both our Reno and Las Vegas offices who serve clients with a comprehensive range of legal expertise. We additionally congratulate Pat Lundvall, Chair of our Commercial & Complex Litigation Practice, on her 13th consecutive year on the list of “Top 50 Women Lawyers – Mountain States Region” and her 2nd consecutive year on the list of “Top 100 Lawyers – Mountain States Region.”

Our Super Lawyers include:

  • Matt Addison, Partner, Construction Law & Litigation, Commercial & Complex Litigation
  • Robert Armstrong, Partner, Trust & Estates, Tax Law
  • James Bradshaw, Senior Counsel, Commercial & Complex Litigation, Construction Law & Litigation
  • Greg Giordano, Partner, Gaming & Administrative Law
  • Leigh Goddard, Partner, Trust, Estate & Fiduciary Litigation 
  • Bud Hicks, Senior Counsel, Gaming & Administrative Law
  • Pat Lundvall, Partner, Commercial & Complex Litigation
  • George Ogilvie, Partner, Construction Law & Litigation, Commercial & Complex Litigation
  • Scott Swain, Partner, Tax Law, Trust & Estates Law
  • Ryan Works, Partner, Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring 
  • Amanda Yen, Partner, Appellate, Commercial & Complex Litigation

Our Rising Stars include:

  • Dan Aquino, Of Counsel, Employment & Labor Law, Commercial & Complex Litigation
  • Chelsea Latino, Associate, Appellate, Employment & Labor Law, Commercial & Complex Litigation
  • Adam Hosmer-Henner, Partner, Appellate, Commercial & Complex Litigation, Gaming & Administrative Law, Trust, Estate & Fiduciary Litigation
  • Phil Mannelly, Associate, Construction Law & Litigation, Commercial & Complex Litigation, Employment & Labor Law
  • Chris Molina, Associate, Real Estate, Business Entities & Transactions, Commercial & Complex Litigation
  • Amanda Perach, Partner, Appellate, Commercial & Complex Litigation, Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring
  • Jane Susskind, Associate, Appellate, Commercial & Complex Litigation, Employment & Labor Law

About McDonald Carano

McDonald Carano has been shaping Nevada’s legal, business, and policy landscape since our founding in 1949. With more than 60 lawyers and government affairs professionals working from offices in Reno, Las Vegas, and Carson City, we are Nevada’s law firm for business. Our local, national and international clients include Fortune 500 corporations, fast-growth and mid-market companies, entrepreneurs and startups, non-profit organizations, government entities, and high-net-worth individuals. Our attorneys deliver cross-discipline, one-stop, business law and government affairs counsel. Please visit mcdonaldcarano.com

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