McDonald Carano Practice Groups and Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2019 Rankings

April 29, 2019 – Chambers USA, one of the leading legal ratings agencies in the United States, has released its 2019 rankings. McDonald Carano again ranks as one of the leading Nevada law firms with multiple practice areas and individual attorneys recognized with high honors. The guide is widely referred to by industry-leading companies, organizations, and law firms.

The firm was recognized in the areas of Gaming & Licensing, Real Estate, Environment and Litigation: General Commercial.

McDonald Carano attorneys were also recognized on an individual level in the Guide:

  • Andrew S. Gabriel (Corporate/Commercial and Real Estate)
  • P. Gregory Giordano (Gaming & Licensing)
  • Sylvia Harrison (Environment)
  • Alvin J. “Bud” Hicks (Gaming & Licensing)
  • George F. Ogilvie III (Litigation: Construction)
  • Pat Lundvall (Litigation: General Commercial)

Chambers and Partners establishes its rankings by utilizing a team of 150 researchers who conduct thousands of in-depth interviews with lawyers and their clients worldwide. The team identifies and ranks the world’s best lawyers and legal departments according to the criteria most valued by clients: legal knowledge and experience, ability, effectiveness and client service.


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