Las Vegas

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s Las Vegas Office is a leader in the Nevada legal community. As one of the largest firms in Nevada, we are able to bring a depth and breadth of legal experience to our clients in the areas that are so vital to their business’ best interests. Whether your company is involved in matters related to real estate, litigation, appeals, gaming, intellectual property, labor and employment, or sports and entertainment, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie has the team that will provide the kind of skilled, innovative, and cost-effective legal guidance you need.

A History of Growth
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie established an office in Las Vegas in 1999 and we have grown steadily since then. In 2007 we formed a new partnership with Beckley Singleton, one of Nevada’s oldest and most respected law firms. This merger extended our multi-disciplinary reach and today our team consists of 44 lawyers ready to serve your business needs.

Strong Credentials
With Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s Las Vegas team, your business receives guidance and counsel from experienced lawyers with the local knowledge and contacts that you expect from a leading regional law firm. Attorneys in this office are recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White, Aiken, S.C., Chambers, and many are rated by Martindale-Hubbell as “Preeminent Attorneys.” One of our attorneys is a past president of the State Bar of Nevada. Also, a number of our lawyers serve or have served as the Chair of their practice group section for a county, state or national bar association.

Our Litigation Practice
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s commercial litigators mean business. We understand the way businesses work and the issues at stake when problems arise. We work with our clients to determine, as quickly as possible, whether going to trial or alternative dispute resolution is the best way to handle matters. Our clients are companies of any size – from the Fortune 50 to small businesses – that face commercial disputes in Las Vegas, the Southwest and across the country. When you turn to Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie for help, we put you at the center of our strategy. Every action we recommend is done with your business objectives in mind. We don’t over- or under-litigate, and we’re not afraid to take an aggressive approach to a dispute on your behalf when it’s warranted.

Our Gaming Practice
The practice of gaming law grows increasingly eclectic as the legal gaming community continues to evolve and proliferate across the United States and the world. Tony Cabot, Partner, has played a strategic and integral role in the development of gaming laws and regulations for the past quarter century. He has authored or edited eight books on gaming law including Nevada Gaming Law, Federal Gaming Law, International Casino Law and The Internet Gambling Report. Our team of gaming lawyers represents numerous casino operators and Indian gaming groups, as well as gaming equipment suppliers, investors, investment banks and various companies doing business with the gaming industry. We closely monitor activity in this unique industry in order to provide our clients with appropriate and timely advice.

Our Intellectual Property Practice
Identifying, securing and protecting intellectual property rights - patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and publicity rights - is essential to the well-being of a company. Intellectual properties are valuable assets that add to the health of a company’s balance sheet and provide new avenues for growth and revenue.

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s intellectual property team is among the largest and most experienced in Nevada. We work with individuals, organizations and corporations located in the Southwest, in the United States and throughout the world to develop and protect intellectual property rights here and abroad. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie offers clients a full range of intellectual property representation. We successfully and cost-effectively guide our clients through the complex issues encountered in this area, enabling them to obtain and keep a competitive advantage.

Our Appellate Practice
Throughout its history, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie has had a reputation for appellate work of the highest caliber. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie lawyers have successfully served as lead counsel in ten United States Supreme Court cases. The Court’s decisions have swung in our client’s favor based on the merits of the case and arguments presented. Our Las Vegas office’s appellate team is led by Dan Polsenberg - known in Nevada as the lawyer to see for a big appeal. He has personally argued over 250 appeals and has written briefs in hundreds more. The firm’s appellate unit offers our clients a comprehensive depth of understanding and experience representing clients in appeals ranging from tort to tax and constitutional to commercial law.

Our Labor and Employment Practice 
Our lawyers are knowledgeable regarding both the traditional practice of labor law, as well as employment law. We have experience representing employers in union organizing campaigns, negotiating collective bargaining agreements, representing employers in arbitration, mediation and before the National Labor Relations Board. On the employment side, we also have experience in such issues as employment discrimination, sexual harassment, ADA compliance, ADEA, retaliation, occupational safety and health, wage and hour and wrongful termination. Our practice also includes advising employers regarding contract administration, strategic planning, benefit matters, employment agreements, and personnel policies. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie understands that our clients require that deals are done effectively and efficiently.

Our Real Estate Practice
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie will provide you with lawyers who know the Las Vegas real estate industry and are familiar with the process of taking complex deals from negotiation to completion. The result is the right combination of business advice and legal focus to complete deals in a way that makes sense for all parties involved.

Our Tax Practice
Our tax lawyers provide our clients counseling in the full range of federal, state and local tax matters, and assist clients with corporate, partnership and individual tax, real estate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, leveraged leases, exempt organizations, employee benefits, trusts and estates, estate planning, and tax controversy work.

Community Focus
Mirroring our role as legal community leaders, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie actively encourages our lawyers and staff to act as community service leaders as well - by helping not-for-profit organizations, pro bono programs and civic groups or initiatives that enrich the lives of people in Las Vegas and its surrounding environs. We are committed to providing volunteer service and community support because we believe in serving the common good where we live and practice.

Proud of Our Las Vegas Presence
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s Las Vegas office embraces a tradition of professional success and community leadership, combined with approachable and practical counsel. You can turn to Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie with confidence.

Business Transactions

Scott Y. MacTaggart
Scott Y. MacTaggart
Partner
Las Vegas
smactaggart@​lrrc.com
702.474.2646 / vCard
Donald G. Martin
Donald G. Martin
Partner
Las Vegas, Reno
dmartin@​lrrc.com
702.474.2610 / vCard
John M. Rawicz
John M. Rawicz
Partner
Phoenix, Las Vegas
jrawicz@​lrrc.com
602.262.5715 / vCard
Natalie Cheung
Natalie Cheung
Associate
Las Vegas
ncheung@​lrrc.com
702.474.2692 / vCard

Gaming

Anthony N. Cabot
Anthony N. Cabot
Partner
Las Vegas
acabot@​lrrc.com
702.949.8280 / vCard
Glenn J. Light
Glenn J. Light
Partner
Las Vegas
glight@​lrrc.com
702.949.8276 / vCard
Sean M. McGuinness
Sean M. McGuinness
Partner
Reno, Las Vegas, Denver
smcguinness@​lrrc.com
775.321.3407 / vCard
Karl F. Rutledge
Karl F. Rutledge
Partner
Las Vegas
krutledge@​lrrc.com
702.949.8317 / vCard
Jason Bacigalupi
Jason Bacigalupi
Associate
Las Vegas
jbacigalupi@​lrrc.com
702.474.2641 / vCard
Mary Tran
Mary Tran
Associate
Las Vegas
MTran@​lrrc.com
702.474.2666 / vCard

Intellectual Property

Michael J. McCue
Michael J. McCue
Partner
Las Vegas, Silicon Valley
mmccue@​lrrc.com
702.949.8224 / vCard
Jonathan W. Fountain
Jonathan W. Fountain
Of Counsel
Las Vegas
jfountain@​lrrc.com
702.949.8340 / vCard
Zachary T. Gordon
Zachary T. Gordon
Associate
Las Vegas
zgordon@​lrrc.com
702.474.2688 / vCard
Meng Zhong
Meng Zhong
Associate
Las Vegas
mzhong@​lrrc.com
702.474.2636 / vCard

Litigation

Ann-Martha Andrews
Ann-Martha Andrews
Partner
Phoenix, Las Vegas, Albuquerque
aandrews@​lrrc.com
602.262.5707 / vCard
John E. Bragonje
John E. Bragonje
Partner
Las Vegas
jbragonje@​lrrc.com
702.474.2625 / vCard
Rob Charles
Rob Charles
Partner
Tucson, Las Vegas
rcharles@​lrrc.com
520.629.4427 / vCard
Howard E. Cole
Howard E. Cole
Partner
Las Vegas, Irvine
hcole@​lrrc.com
702.949.8315 / vCard
Von S. Heinz
Von S. Heinz
Partner
Las Vegas
vheinz@​lrrc.com
702.949.8215 / vCard
Joel D. Henriod
Joel D. Henriod
Partner
Las Vegas
jhenriod@​lrrc.com
702.474.2681 / vCard
Kristina N. Holmstrom
Kristina N. Holmstrom
Partner
Phoenix, Las Vegas
kholmstrom@​lrrc.com
602.262.5762 / vCard
J. Christopher Jorgensen
J. Christopher Jorgensen
Partner
Las Vegas
cjorgensen@​lrrc.com
702.474.2642 / vCard
Mark G. Krum
Mark G. Krum
Partner
Las Vegas
mkrum@​lrrc.com
702.949.8217 / vCard
Daniel F. Polsenberg
Daniel F. Polsenberg
Partner
Las Vegas, Reno
dpolsenberg@​lrrc.com
702.474.2616 / vCard
Dan R. Waite
Dan R. Waite
Partner
Las Vegas
dwaite@​lrrc.com
702.474.2638 / vCard
Matthew W. Park
Matthew W. Park
Of Counsel
Las Vegas, Albuquerque
mpark@​lrrc.com
702.474.2655 / 505.764.5441 / vCard
Brian Blakley
Brian Blakley
Associate
Las Vegas
bblakley@​lrrc.com
702.474.2687 / vCard
Erik J. Foley
Erik J. Foley
Associate
Las Vegas
efoley@​lrrc.com
702.474.2647 / vCard
Abraham G. Smith
Abraham G. Smith
Associate
Las Vegas
asmith@​lrrc.com
702.474.2689 / vCard
Nicole M. True
Nicole M. True
Associate
Phoenix, Las Vegas
ntrue@​lrrc.com
602.262.5389 / vCard

Regulatory & Government

Garrett D. Gordon
Garrett D. Gordon
Partner
Reno, Las Vegas
ggordon@​lrrc.com
775.321.3420 / vCard
Marla J. Hudgens
Marla J. Hudgens
Associate
Phoenix, Las Vegas, Reno
mhudgens@​lrrc.com
602.262.5773 / vCard

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11/28/2016
Rutledge named Gaming Law Committee chair of ABA Business Law Section
Nevada-based partner provides leadership in growing area of economic impact
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True named president-elect of MCBA Young Lawyers Division
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11/01/2016
‘Best Law Firms' 2017 rankings highlight Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie
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10/24/2016
Las Vegas office adds litigation associate
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie welcomes U.S. Air Force veteran Erik Foley
10/10/2016
Benchmark Litigation affirms ‘Highly Recommended' ranking for multiple Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie offices
22 individual attorneys included in peer-reviewed annual guide of top U.S. litigation firms
08/15/2016
83 Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys named in ‘Best Lawyers'
11 partners also honored as ‘Lawyer of the Year' in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017
08/10/2016
Labor attorney Cole quoted in article on Nevada Supreme Court ruling
Decision could impact interpretation and enforceability of employment agreements
06/28/2016
Cole named one of nation's most powerful labor lawyers
Las Vegas-based partner recognized in Human Resource Executive magazine
05/27/2016
Chambers USA recognizes Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys
Annual rankings reflect law firm's focus on client service, value, commitment to excellence
06/14/2016
23 Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys named Mountain States Super Lawyers
Annual listings reflect peer recognition and professional achievement
06/06/2016
‘Nevada Legal Elite' includes nine attorneys from Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie
Law firm ranks in top 5 for lawyers included in Nevada Business Magazine's 2016 list
05/20/2016
Gaming associate joins firm's Las Vegas office
Mary Tran added to practice group for commercial and interactive gaming
04/21/2016
Cabot earns distinction for international gaming law
Chambers Global lauds Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorney as one of world's leading gaming lawyers
03/22/2016
Pro bono service awards presented by Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie
Annual awards honor memory of lawyer dedicated to equal justice and professionalism
02/24/2016
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie named 2016 Nevada Law Firm of the Year
Benchmark Litigation recognizes top U.S. law firms for ability to handle complex cases
01/05/2016
Equity partners, elections to partnership announced
Gordon, Patton named equity partners; Enriquez, Erb, Light elected to partnership
12/14/2015
Lewis Roca Rothgerber saluted as 2015 Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year
Also recognized by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada for Most Hours Donated by a Law Firm
10/27/2015
Business Transactions Associate joins Lewis Roca Rothgerber
Natalie Cheung added to Las Vegas office of growing commercial law firm

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The Las Vegas Office of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, located within the Howard Hughes Center in Las Vegas' central business area, is just minutes away from McCarran International Airport, the Las Vegas Strip, the University of Nevada Las Vegas and Las Vegas Convention Center. Access to Interstate 15, U.S. 95 and downtown Las Vegas is quick and easy.

From McCarran International Airport:
Take the Tropicana/Swenson exit. Stay on Swenson, continue past Tropicana and past the Thomas & Mack Center (on the right) to Flamingo Road. Make a left on Flamingo Road and follow it to Howard Hughes Parkway (the next right past Paradise Road). Take Howard Hughes Parkway to 3993 and turn into the parking lot.

3993 Howard Hughes Parkway
Suite 600
Las Vegas, NV 89169
United States


Phone 702.949.8200
Fax 702.949.8398