Five McDonald Carano Attorneys Receive “Lawyer of the Year Award” from Best Lawyers in America

McDonald Carano proudly announces that five of our attorneys received the prestigious “Lawyer of the Year” award in their geographic region and specialty area of practice from The Best Lawyers in America 2021©. The 27th edition of the Best Lawyers publication highlights the top 6% of private practicing attorneys in the U.S. and the “Lawyer of the Year” award is earned by individual attorneys who receive the highest overall peer-feedback. Only one attorney is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each geographic location and practice specialty.

Please join us in congratulating the following Lawyers of the Year at McDonald Carano.

James W. Bradshaw – Construction Litigation

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

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

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