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

Chelsea Latino and Phil Mannelly Promoted to Partner

McDonald Carano welcomes Chelsea Latino and Phil Mannelly to the partnership of our Firm effective January 1, 2024. They are skilled problem-solvers and tireless advocates for their clients. Chelsea and Phil are role models for younger attorneys in our Firm and stewards in our communities. “Chelsea and Phil have performed at a partner level for a long time and have demonstrated a dedication to our Firm’s values and culture. We are excited to see them reach this milestone and we look forward to their future successes and contributions to our clients and our Firm,” said George Ogilvie, Managing Partner. In 2024, McDonald Carano celebrates our 75th year of shaping Nevada’s legal, business, and government landscape. We are glad to have Chelsea and Phil on our team! 

CHELSEA LATINO

Chelsea joined McDonald Carano in 2017 after completing a clerkship for the Honorable Justice Mark Gibbons of the Nevada Supreme Court. Chelsea is Vice-Chair of our Employment & Labor Law Practice Group and a member of our Commercial & Complex Litigation and Appellate Practice Groups. Chelsea is a member of the Executive Board of the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows, Executive Board of the Nevada Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, and Executive Committee of the Appellate Litigation Section of the State Bar of Nevada. Chelsea’s recent awards and recognitions include:

  • The Best Lawyers in America – Appellate Practice (2024)
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers Magazine – Rising Star (2021-2023)
  • Nevada Business Magazine – Top Rank and Best Up & Coming Attorney (2019-2023)

PHIL MANNELLY

Phil joined McDonald Carano after earning a J.D. in 2016 and an MBA in 2012. Previously he served as a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Larry R. Hicks with the United States District Court, District of Nevada. Phil is Co-Chair of our Construction Law & Litigation Practice Group and a member of our Commercial & Complex Litigation and Employment & Labor Law Practice Groups. He serves as a gubernatorial appointee to the Public Works Board for the State of Nevada and is a member of the Board of Trustees of ACE High School (Academy for Career Education). Phil’s recent awards and recognitions include:

  • Mountain States Super Lawyers Magazine – Rising Star (2023)
  • Northern Nevada Business Weekly – Up & Coming Business Person (2022)
  • Nevada Business Magazine – Top Rank and Best Up & Coming Attorney (2022-2023)

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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