Garrett D. Gordon

Garrett D. Gordon

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775.321.3420 NV
775.823.2929 fax NV
One East Liberty Street
Suite 300
Reno, NV 89501-2128
3993 Howard Hughes Parkway
Suite 600
Las Vegas, NV 89169

Mr. Gordon is a partner in the firm’s Business Practice Section. He practices in the areas of land use law, real estate law, business and corporate law, and government relations. Mr. Gordon has represented clients before numerous local governments and state agencies including City Councils and Planning Commissions in Carson City, City of Las Vegas, Henderson, Reno, and Sparks; County Boards and Planning Commissions in Churchill, Clark, Douglas, Elko, Storey and Washoe Counties; the Truckee Meadows Regional Planning Agency; the Regional Transportation Commission; the Nevada Tourism Commission; the Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board; the Nevada Ethics Commission; the Nevada Real Estate Commission; the Nevada Taxicab Authority; the Commission for Common Interest Communities; and County and State Boards of Equalization.

He represents developers in a variety of projects including those involving the acquisition, entitlement and development of a Triple-A baseball stadium entertainment district, STAR Bonds, developer agreements, master planned communities, mixed use developments, aggregate mining sites, hotel/casino projects, real estate brokerage issues and real estate division compliance. His education and experience in urban planning adds a considerable depth of understanding to his Real Estate and Land Use practice.

Mr. Gordon also represents clients before the Nevada Legislature on a wide-variety of topics including land use, development, zoning, water rights, common-interest communities, gaming, liquor, vehicle, health care issues, real estate brokerage and real estate law.

Prior to joining Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, Mr. Gordon was an associate with Lionel Sawyer and Collins in Reno, Nevada.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Young Lawyer's Section of the State Bar of Nevada, Member
  • Washoe County Bar Association, Member
  • Business and Real Property Sections of the American Bar Association, Member

Related News

Equity partners, elections to partnership announced
Gordon, Patton named equity partners; Enriquez, Erb, Light elected to partnership


  • Speaker, "2011 Nevada Legislative Update," American Planning Association - Nevada Chapter, August 2011, 2015 and 2017


  • Mountain States Super Lawyers - Rising Star, 2017-2019
  • Nevada Business Magazine - Northern Nevada's 2013-2014, 2018 Legal Elite, 2012 "Best Up & Coming", "Top 75", 2011 "Top 20 Up & Coming", "Top 25", "Top 35", 2011-2014, 2018, 2020
  • Reno Gazette Journal - The Reno Tahoe Young Professionals Network - "Twenty Under 40" Award , 2011
  • Builder's Association of Northern Nevada - "Associate Member of the Year", 2008
  • John P. Frank Pro Bono Awards Luncheon - Recognized for commitment - Pro bono service

Other Info


J.D., George Washington University Law School, 2005
B.S., University of Utah, 2001

Bar Admissions

Nevada, 2005


Delaware Attorney General's Office