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McDonald Carano Promotes Lucas Foletta and Lisa Wiltshire Alstead to Partner

January 8, 2019, Las Vegas, NV – McDonald Carano, Nevada’s law firm for businesses and high-net-worth individuals, is pleased to announce that Lucas M. Foletta and Lisa Wiltshire Alstead have been promoted to partner, effective January 1, 2019. Mr. Foletta is a member of the Energy, Environment & Natural Resources and Government Affairs & Advocacy practice groups, and Ms. Alstead is a member of the Complex & Commercial Litigation and Employment & Labor Law practice groups.

Lucas Foletta represents clients before the Nevada Legislature, local governments and state government agencies in a wide array of regulatory and government affairs matters. He has significant experience working on issues facing the energy industry.  He has represented numerous clients in contested proceedings before the Public Utilities Commission, including companies involved in open access proceedings and companies working to expand the availability of distributed energy resources in Nevada. He recently represented some of the largest gaming companies in the state in NV Energy’s general rate case. Mr. Foletta received his JD from Wake Forest University School of Law and his BA in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Southern California.

Lisa Wiltshire Alstead practices primarily in commercial and complex litigation, employment and labor law, and bankruptcy in many jurisdictions across the state of Nevada.  Her work encompasses a broad range of business litigation, with a specific focus on representation of insurers and employers in workers’ compensation claims. She appears regularly before the Hearings Division and Appeals Office of the Nevada Department of Administration.  Ms. Alstead received her JD from California Western School of Law and her BA in Political Science from Pepperdine University.

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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