Personal Injury

  • Obtained a settlement value in excess of 30 million dollars behalf of a young man rendered severely mentally and physically disabled as the result of the negligence of some of Nevada’s largest corporations.
  • Garcia v. Mountainview OB GYN, et al – secured verdict of over 7 million dollars based on hospital’s failure to provide adequate prenatal care and for negligent monitoring of delivery.
  • Secured 5 million dollar settlement against medical health provider for failure to provide adequate post operative care that resulted in blindness.
  • Mowen v. Walgreen’s – secured a verdict against Walgreen’s Corporation for over 6 million dollars for a slip and fall injury suffered by our client.  At the time it was the largest verdict in a slip in fall action in Nevada history.
  • Obtained a settlement of 5 million dollars against a major tire manufacturer for a Plaintiff injured by a defective tire.
  • Secured a verdict of 1.2 million dollars in favor of a client who was injured by inadequate seat belt protection on a bus.
  • Obtained a settlement of over 800,000 dollars against a national supermarket chain for a trip and fall accident incurred by an elderly client.
  • Obtained a settlement in excess of 750,000 dollars against a casino for a Plaintiff injured in a trip and fall accident by an improperly constructed step.
  • Rubin v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 292 F.3d 639 (9th Cir. 2002) – successfully represented Plaintiff against insurance company when insurance company refused to provide coverage in both Nevada Supreme Court and before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Criminal

  • State of Nevada v. Charles Early – acquittal on murder charges.
  • State of Nevada v. David Lemmons – acquittal on murder charges.
  • State of Nevada v. Rontu Elam – Judicial Dismissal of multiple murder charges.
  • State of Nevada v. Lauriano Ruiz – acquittal on murder charges.
  • Acquittal of fifteen-year-old juvenile on sexual assault charges.
  • Acquittal of Defendant on ten (10) felony theft charges.
  • Negotiation of 20+ count felony juvenile sexual assault case to one (1) gross misdemeanor.
  • Two (2) capital murder cases successfully negotiated to manslaughter during trial.
  • United States v Vincent Fogliani – acquittal of Defendant on multiple charges related to extortion. 
  • United States v  Lopez-Robles, et al. – acquittal of Defendant on multiple charges related to drug trafficking and racketeering. 
  • United States v  Piedra-Caranza – acquittal of Defendant on multiple charges related to drug trafficking.
  • United States v. Gilberto Rodriguez-Navarro – acquittal of Defendant on drug trafficking and racketeering related charges.
  • United States v. Baquero – acquittal of Defendant on drug trafficking and RICO violations.
  • United States v. Dominga Mora Guizar – acquittal of Defendant on drug trafficking charges.
  • Reversed indictment charge of child abuse and neglect for improperly charged defendant on Writ of Mandamus to Nevada Supreme Court.
  • Reversed decision of lower court on released of sealed records on Writ of Mandamus before Nevada Supreme Court.
  • Bennett v. Eighth Judicial Dist. Court ex rel. Cnty. of Clark, 121 Nev. 802, 121 P.3d 605 (2005) – successfully struck an aggravator for capital murder on Writ of Mandamus to the Nevada Supreme Court.
  • Ducksworth v. State, 113 Nev. 780, 942 P.2d 157 (1997) – reversed and remanded conviction for Murder.

Appellate Law

  • Rubin v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 292 F.3d 639 (9th Cir. 2002) – successfully represented Plaintiff against insurance company when insurance company refused to provide coverage in both Nevada Supreme Court and before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Reversed indictment charge of child abuse and neglect for improperly charged defendant on Writ of Mandamus to Nevada Supreme Court.
  • Reversed decision of lower court on released of sealed records on Writ of Mandamus before Nevada Supreme Court.
  • Bennett v. Eighth Judicial Dist. Court ex rel. Cnty. of Clark, 121 Nev. 802, 121 P.3d 605 (2005) – successfully struck an aggravator for capital murder on Writ of Mandamus to the Nevada Supreme Court.
  • Ducksworth v. State, 113 Nev. 780, 942 P.2d 157 (1997) – reversed and remanded conviction for Murder.

Business Litigation

  • Focus v. SouthEdge, LLC – obtained a verdict and attendant benefit to Plaintiff in excess of 55 million dollars.
  • Litigated and settled a 100 million dollar contract dispute in British Columbia, Canada.
  • Litigated a 32 million dollar stock fraud matter in Federal Court in Arizona.
  • Litigated a 4 million dollar alter ego corporate claim in Florida Federal Court.
  • Litigated a 2.5 million dollar fraud claim in California Federal Court.

Administrative Law

  • Worked with the Las Vegas City Council to adopt new regulations to the erotic dance code.
  • Successfully secured a State and local zoning license for a medical marijuana cultivation corporation.