Las Vegas – Nevada Business Magazine ranked four attorneys from Durham Jones & Pinegar on its 2015 Legal Elite list. Those listed include Anthony R. Ager, Shane W. Clayton, Craig S. Newman and Michael D. Rawlins. Selected by their peers, the annual list honors attorneys who have been practicing for more than five years. The full list was published in the June edition of Nevada Business Magazine.
Ager practices in the areas of plaintiffs’ personal injury, landlord tenant law, commercial litigation and both gaming and non-gaming collections. He has represented a wide variety of personal injury claimants in catastrophic and less-severe injury cases.
Clayton is a commercial litigator who focuses on insurance litigation, business disputes as well as collections, construction and real estate litigation. His experience with insurance litigation includes multi-million dollar coverage disputes, bad faith actions, disputes regarding duties to defend, duty to indemnify, contribution actions between multiple insurance carriers, subrogation defense and recovery as well as actions involving insurance brokers.
Newman’s litigation practice is broad based. His cases range from complex commercial disputes to assisting landlords in evictions. Mr. Newman regularly practices in all State and Federal courts in Southern Nevada. Mr. Newman works closely with some of the largest casinos in Nevada, where he obtains and executes upon judgments.
Rawlins enjoys a diverse commercial litigation practice, including corporate litigation, construction litigation, real estate litigation, intellectual property litigation, contract disputes, and partnership disputes. He also represents creditors and landlords in bankruptcy proceedings. Rawlins is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors and serves as the Managing Attorney of the Las Vegas office.