Bar Admissions
Education
  • J.D., University of Utah, College of Law, 2001
  • B.S., Communications, University of Utah, 1996
Bar Admissions
Education
  • J.D., University of Utah, College of Law, 2001
  • B.S., Communications, University of Utah, 1996

Professional Background

Aaron Shipley practices in the areas of commercial and complex litigation, trusts and estate litigation, and employment and labor law.

Mr. Shipley has extensive experience in every phase of litigation, from pleading and motion practice through discovery, settlement, and trial. One of only a few attorneys in Nevada who specialize in trust and estate litigation, he has received many accolades for his practice, in which he represents clients whose trusts and estates are being contested.  Mr. Shipley has more than 15 years of experience representing local businesses, several national and multinational corporations, and government agencies.

Mr. Shipley also has experience handling complex business disputes involving  breach of contract, interference with contract, business entity dissolutions, fraud, conversion, breach of fiduciary duty, and bad faith.

Awards and Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America© – “Lawyer of the Year” in Trusts and Estates Litigation (2022)
  • The Best Lawyers in America© – Commercial Litigation (2021-2022)
  • The Best Lawyers in America© – Trusts and Estates Litigation (2018-2022)
  • Nevada Business Magazine “Legal Elite” (2018, 2020)
  • Super Lawyers Magazine “Mountain States Rising Star” (2009)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Clark County Bar Association

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