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Wilson Elser Names Sheri Thome Deputy Regional Managing Partner of the Las Vegas Office

LAS VEGAS, NV (August 7, 2012) – National law firm Wilson Elser has named Sheri Thome deputy regional managing partner of the Las Vegas office. Ms. Thome, who has been with Wilson Elser since 2009, will work with Regional Managing Partner Michael M. Edwards to run the office’s operations.

Ms. Thome focuses her practice on employment defense and professional liability defense. She has litigated in both federal and state courts in Nevada and California, and has published opinions in Nevada, California and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is a member of the Clark County Bar Association as well as the Professional Liability Underwriting Society.

Ms. Thome spent the early years of her career as a commercial litigator in California, handling transportation, business and intellectual property matters for large corporations and financial institutions.

She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Whittier College in 1990 and received her Juris Doctor degree from the Gould School of Law at the University of Southern California in 1995. She continued her education, going on to earn a Master of Arts from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1998.

About Wilson Elser
Wilson Elser, a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm (, serves its clients with more than 800 attorneys in 23 offices in the United States and through a network of affiliates in key regions globally. Founded in 1978, it ranks among the top 100 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and is included in the top 50 of The National Law Journal's survey of the nation’s largest law firms. Wilson Elser serves a growing, loyal base of clients with innovative thinking and an in-depth understanding of their respective businesses.                                                                                    

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