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

Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating™

McDonald Carano proudly announces that more than half of our Partners, Of Counsel, and Senior Counsel have received the Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating™ for achieving “the highest level of professional excellence for legal expertise, communication skills, and ethical standards.” The recognition is based on a survey of peers in a specific area of practice who rank their professional colleagues in six categories: Ethical Standards, Legal Knowledge, Analytical Capabilities, Judgment, Communication Ability, and Legal Experience. AV Preeminent® is the highest peer rating standard.

McDonald Carano congratulates the following AV Preeminent® attorneys in our Reno and Las Vegas offices.

Attorney Years AV Rated
Matt Addison 2007-2023
Robert Armstrong 1993-2023
Sallie Armstrong 2000-2023
Paul Bancroft 2001-2023
Leo Bergin 2003-2023
James Bradshaw 2006-2023
John Frankovich 1987-2023
Andy Gabriel 2012-2023
John Galvin 2004-2023
Greg Giordano 2002-2023
Leigh Goddard 2012-2023
Dennis Gutwald 2013-2023
Sylvia Harrison 2006-2023
A.J. “Bud” Hicks 1984-2023
Mark Knobel 1993-2023
Pat Lundvall 2001-2023
William Magrath 1996-2023
Rob McPeak 2013-2023
John Mulligan 2014-2023
George Ogilvie 2003-2023
Scott Swain 2000-2023
Rick Trachok 1995-2023
Ryan Works 2012-2023
Amanda Yen 2014-2023

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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