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

Sylvia Harrison Recognized in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business

McDonald Carano congratulates Sylvia Harrison on receiving recognition in Environmental Law in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2023, the legal profession’s highly respected guide for helping businesses select outside counsel. Sylvia is ranked Band 2 in Environmental Law and has been ranked in Chambers since 2005. For many years, Sylvia served as Chair of McDonald Carano’s Environmental Law practice which is ranked Band 1. Chambers’ ranking process includes confidential surveys and interviews with clients to assess “legal ability, client service, commercial astuteness, professional conduct, diligence, and commitment.” Clients describe Sylvia to Chambers researchers as:

  • “Sylvia is a good operator whom we hold in very high regard.”
  • “We have engaged her on an array of environmental matters and have found her to be extremely knowledgeable and efficient.” 
  • “She is a very high-caliber, top-notch lawyer, especially on water rights and permitting issues as well as public utility work.” 
  • “Sylvia has deep knowledge of the subject matter and is able to deliver on complex project financings.” 
  • “Sylvia has brought a deep expertise in water law and a thoughtful approach to the litigation strategy.”

Sylvia’s additional accolades include Martindale-Hubbell’s AV Preeminent Peer Review rating and The Best Lawyers in America in Energy Law and Environmental Law, including “Lawyer of the Year” in Energy Law in 2021. We congratulate Sylvia on her numerous recognitions.


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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 Nevada, national, and international clients from our offices in Reno, Las Vegas, and Carson City. McDonald Carano provides legal services and government affairs and advocacy advice to startups, corporations, private companies, trade associations, nonprofits, public entities, high-net-worth individuals, and family offices throughout Nevada. We are proud to be your Nevada law firm since 1949.

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