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

McDonald Carano Attorneys and Practices Achieve High Ranks in Chambers USA 2021

May 28, 2021 – McDonald Carano is pleased to announce that Chambers has again recognized numerous McDonald Carano Practice Groups and individual lawyers in its Chambers USA Guide 2021. Chambers is widely recognized as the preeminent ranking organization of the global legal profession. More than 200 Chambers researchers conduct thousands of in-depth interviews with lawyers and their clients. The team identifies and ranks the best lawyers and practice groups according to the criteria most valued by clients: legal knowledge and experience, ability, effectiveness, and client service. McDonald Carano is proud to be ranked in the highest category of Band 1 for three practice groups – Corporate Law & Commercial Transactions, Commercial Litigation, and Environment & Natural Resources Law.

McDonald Carano’s Chambers Rankings:


Recognized Practice Areas Clients’ Comments Recognized Lawyers
Corporate Law
Commercial Transactions
“We have been very impressed and are 100% satisfied with their services, which have encompassed a wide range of services.” “The team has really done a terrific job. They have people covering all specialties and so we can bounce ideas off other attorneys in the firm.” Andrew Gabriel, Partner Co-Chair of Business Entities and Transactions Practice
and Natural Resources Law
“The firm is well versed in the subject matter and handles engagements very efficiently.” “The legal services of McDonald Carano are knowledgeable, timely and cost-efficient. They have the relationships with and respect of the regulatory community.” Sylvia Harrison, Senior Counsel Chair of Energy, Environment Natural Resources Law Practice
Gaming and Licensing Law Members of the team are “very thoughtful and to the point” and have “valuable perspective on the practical realities of how investigations work and how to guide clients through the process.” A.G. Burnett, Partner

P. Gregory Giordano, Partner

A. J. “Bud” Hicks, Sr. Counsel Gaming and Administrative Law Practice

Commercial Litigation “Both during trial and post-trial, they were excellent, organized and consistently on top of the matter, finding everything quickly when needed.” “My overall impression of McDonald Carano is one of extremely competent, well-organized and prepared, very responsive and appropriately tenacious attorneys.” Pat Lundvall, Partner Co-Chair of Commercial and Complex Litigation Practice
Real Estate “I’m very impressed with the firm and the quality of the work. Everyone we have worked with has been great; I highly recommend them and wouldn’t hesitate to use them again.” Andrew Gabriel, Partner and Co-Chair of Real Estate and Land Use Practice

Robert McPeak, Partner, Real Estate and Land Use Practice


To view the McDonald Carano listing in the 2021 Chambers USA Guide, please visit https://chambers.com/law-firm/mcdonald-carano-usa-5:65649.

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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