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38 McDonald Carano Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2021

August 20, 2020 – McDonald Carano LLP is pleased to announce that 38 of our attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2021©, the leading peer-review publication in the legal profession. Additionally, five of our attorneys were named as Lawyer of the Year – Nevada by the publication. The 27th edition of The Best Lawyers in America highlights the top 6% of private practicing attorneys in the US. The 2021 edition is based on more than 8 million evaluations and recognizes just over 65,000 attorneys in 147 practice areas.

“We congratulate each attorney named as one of the Best Lawyers in America 2021,” said George F. Ogilvie III, Managing Partner of McDonald Carano. “It is validating to have so many of our attorneys selected by their peers for their outstanding work and included in this prestigious list.”

McDonald Carano attorneys receiving Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year awards:

  • James W. Bradshaw – Litigation – Construction
  • Sylvia L. Harrison – Energy Law
  • A.J. “Bud” Hicks – Gaming Law
  • William A. S. Magrath II – Construction Law
  • Richard M. Trachok II – Administrative / Regulatory Law

 

This year, Best Lawyers added a category for Ones to Watch, in which it recognizes lawyers with fewer than 10 years of practice.

McDonald Carano attorney recognized in The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch:

  • Mackenzie Warren

 

McDonald Carano attorneys recognized in The Best Lawyers in America:

Matthew C. Addison
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Litigation – Construction

Lisa Wiltshire Alstead
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Robert E. Armstrong
Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Corporate Law
Nonprofit / Charities Law
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts and Estates

Sallie B. Armstrong
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation

Leo P. Bergin III
Land Use and Zoning Law
Litigation – Real Estate
Real Estate Law

James W. Bradshaw
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Employment Law – Individuals
Litigation – Construction

A. G. Burnett
Gaming Law

Sarah A. Ferguson
Commercial Litigation

Lucas M. Foletta
Administrative / Regulatory Law

Andrew S. Gabriel
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Corporate Law
Real Estate Law

Kristen T. Gallagher
Commercial Litigation

John Galvin
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts and Estates

P. Gregory Giordano
Gaming Law

Leigh T. Goddard
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Labor and Employment
Litigation – Trusts and Estates

Dennis C. Gutwald
Gaming Law

Sylvia L. Harrison
Energy Law
Environmental Law

A.J. “Bud” Hicks
Administrative / Regulatory Law
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Gaming Law

Joshua J. Hicks
Government Relations Practice

Adam Hosmer-Henner
Commercial Litigation
Gaming Law

Rory T. Kay
Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation

Mark W. Knobel
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Corporate Law
Litigation – Trusts and Estates
Nonprofit / Charities Law
Tax Law
Trusts and Estates

Pat Lundvall
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Labor and Employment

William A. S. Magrath II
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Trusts and Estates

Robert E. McPeak
Construction Law
Litigation – Construction
Real Estate Law

John B. Mulligan
Tax Law
Trusts and Estates

Cody R. Noble
Litigation – Construction

George F. Ogilvie III
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Litigation – Construction

Michael A. T. Pagni
Corporate Law
Land Use and Zoning Law
Real Estate Law

Amanda M. Perach
Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation

Brian S. Pick
Corporate Law
Real Estate Law

Brian H. Schusterman
Corporate Law
Real Estate Law

Thomas R. Sheets
Energy Law

Aaron D. Shipley
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Trusts and Estates

Jeff Silvestri
Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation

Scott A. Swain
Trusts and Estates

Richard M. Trachok II
Administrative / Regulatory Law
Energy Law
Gaming Law

Ryan J. Works
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation

Amanda C. Yen
Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation


About McDonald Carano

McDonald Carano has helped to shape the Nevada business and legal landscape for 70 years. With more than 60 lawyers and government affairs professionals in our offices in Las Vegas and Reno, we are Nevada's law firm for business. We proudly represent Fortune 500 companies, financial and governmental institutions, fast-growth and mid-market companies, entrepreneurs, start-up ventures, non-profit organizations and individuals. Our attorneys deliver cross-discipline, one-stop, commercial law and government affairs counsel. Our dedication to clients, innovative thinking and practical solutions based in sound business and legal judgments are at the heart of our practice. For more information, visit mcdonaldcarano.com, call 775.788.2000 (Reno office), or 702.873.4100 (Las Vegas office) or reach us by email at info@mcdonaldcarano.com.

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