Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

Litigation Department

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What the team is known for Well-respected firm providing a strong commercial litigation offering to major gaming, manufacturing and financial services corporations. Demonstrates significant breadth of expertise in shareholder disputes and breach of fiduciary duty claims. Well versed in handling disputes arising in the construction and healthcare arenas as well as a variety of other high-stakes business disputes. Also offers expertise in intellectual property and gaming law.

Strengths Sources say: "It's a very good, quality firm."

Work highlights Represented the Department of Public Works of Clark County in a dispute with a contractor hired to build out part of the Las Vegas Wash water channel.

Notable practitioners

Kirk Lenhard
is considered "one of the preeminent litigators in the state" by an impressed source, who adds: "He's a very strategic guy, but has a very relaxed manner, which makes him a really good courtroom lawyer." His broad-based practice sees him routinely engaged in high-value cases involving claims of fiduciary duty violation, False Claims Act disputes and construction litigation.

Patrick Reilly
continues to act for clients across a variety of cases, including those related to business and real estate litigation. An interviewee confirms that "he is a good writer and strategic thinker."