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

18 Attorneys Recognized as “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars” 2024

McDonald Carano is proud to announce that 10 of our attorneys are recognized as “Super Lawyers” and eight are recognized as “Rising Stars” in the 2024 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers magazine. The list “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 named to the Super Lawyers list 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 (2012-2024) on the list of “Top 50 Women Lawyers – Mountain States Region” and her third consecutive year (2022-2024) 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
  • Greg Giordano, Partner, Gaming & Administrative Law
  • Leigh Goddard, Partner, Trust, Estate & Fiduciary Litigation 
  • Pat Lundvall, Partner, Commercial & Complex Litigation, Appellate
  • George Ogilvie, Partner, Construction Law & Litigation, Commercial & Complex Litigation
  • Aaron Shipley, Partner, Trust, Estate & Fiduciary 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, Partner, Employment & Labor Law, Commercial & Complex Litigation
  • Karyna Armstrong, Associate, Commercial & Complex Litigation, Appellate
  • Chelsea Latino, Partner, Appellate, Employment & Labor Law, Commercial & Complex Litigation
  • Phil Mannelly, Partner, Construction Law & Litigation, Commercial & Complex Litigation, Employment & Labor Law
  • Chris Molina, Associate, Real Estate, Business Entities & Transactions, Commercial & Complex Litigation
  • Zach Noland, Associate, Tax Law, Trust & Estates Law, Trust, Estate & Fiduciary 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

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 Nevada, national, and international clients from our offices in Reno, Las Vegas, and Carson City. McDonald Carano provides legal services and government affairs and advocacy advice to startups, corporations, private companies, trade associations, nonprofits, public entities, high-net-worth individuals, and family offices throughout Nevada. We are proud to be your Nevada law firm since 1949.

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