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We are pleased to announce the expansion of our Las Vegas office

June 2, 2009

Four new Partners along with four Associates have joined our Las Vegas practice.  Partners David S. Kahn and Jorge A. Ramirez have joined current Partners Gloria J. Sturman and Kym S. Cushing to provide added experience to benefit national clients in the Southwest.

Our firm is committed to growth by adding attorneys of the highest caliber.  Below are highlights of the experience of our new Partners:

Jorge A. Ramirez focuses his practice in the areas of general, design professional, contractor and surety liability.  He is experienced in representing landscape designers, civil, structural and mechanical engineers, real estate agents/brokers and appraisers.  Jorge has defended insurance carriers and their insured's through trial in cases involving motor vehicle, trucking and premises accidents.  He has also defended construction defect cases in Nevada's Chapter 40 pre-litigation process and through trial, and is a member of the panel of arbitrators for the State Bar of Nevada Fee Dispute Committee.  Jorge is a former member of the staff counsel for two major insurance companies.

Sheri Thome is a litigator who focuses her practice in the areas of employment law and professional liability.  She handles matters of harassment, discrimination and wage claims before the EEOC, the Nevada Equal Rights Commission, and all courts in Nevada and California.  She also provides companies with employment advice and counsel, including training.  Her professional malpractice experience includes claims against lawyers, real estate agents/brokers, insurance agents/brokers, lenders, mortgage brokers, and directors and officers.

The expansion also includes four new Associates: Robert Schaffer and Dylan P. Todd.

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