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

Best Lawyers in America Recognized
11 Women Lawyers
from 9 Practice Groups

McDonald Carano proudly announces that 11 women lawyers from nine Practice Groups in our Reno and Las Vegas offices have been recognized in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in America. McDonald Carano also proudly announces that Best Lawyers in America named Leigh Goddard “Lawyer of the Year” in Labor & Employment Litigation (Reno), Lisa Wiltshire Alstead “Lawyer of the Year” in Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Law (Reno) and Mackenzie Warren “Ones to Watch” in Government Relations (Las Vegas). Entirely based on peer review, the Best Lawyers methodology reflects the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues who are practicing in the same area of law and geographic region.

The 11 women lawyers are listed below along with the area(s) of law for which they are recognized in Best Lawyers in America. We encourage you to learn more about their experience and expertise by clicking on their names and reviewing their biographies.

  • Sallie Armstrong – Commercial Litigation; Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Law (Reno)
  • Kelci Binau – Administrative & Regulatory Law (Reno)
  • Sarah Ferguson – Commercial Litigation (Reno)
  • Kristen Gallagher – Commercial Litigation; Employment Law – Management (Las Vegas)
  • Leigh Goddard – Commercial Litigation; Labor and Employment Litigation; Trust, Estate & Fiduciary Litigation (Reno)
  • Sylvia Harrison – Energy Law; Environmental Law (Reno)
  • Pat Lundvall – Commercial Litigation; Labor and Employment Litigation (Las Vegas)
  • Amanda Perach – Appellate Practice; Commercial Litigation (Las Vegas)
  • Mackenzie Warren – Government Relations (Las Vegas)
  • Lisa Wiltshire Alstead – Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Law (Reno)
  • Amanda Yen – Appellate Practice; Commercial Litigation (Las Vegas)

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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