Brad Slighting practices primarily in the area of commercial and business litigation in the State of Nevada, particularly in the counties of Clark, Nye, and Washoe. Within that practice, Brad has substantial experience with the following: ·
- Negotiation of contracts, including multi-million dollar lease agreement
- business breakups, including the commission of business torts
- business asset and stock sales
- title to real property
- construction delays and defects
- professional negligence claims against architects and engineers
- employment agreements, including the enforcement and validity of restrictive employment covenants
- trademark and trade name infringement
- trade secret misappropriation
- loan agreements
- judgment collection
- adversary proceedings in Federal Bankruptcy Court
- proceedings involving state licensing boards, including representation of clients before the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy and representation of the Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners
From the individual to the publicly traded company, and from arbitrations to jury trials to appeals, Brad represents his clients’ interests in the homeowners’ association management, mining, construction, real estate, banking, medical, travel, and hospitality industries.
Brad also practices in the areas of family and probate law, routinely handling divorce, child custody, child support, abuse and neglect, adult and minor guardianship, and multi-million dollar trust and estate litigation matters.
While he is experienced and comfortable in the courtroom, Brad also provides practical advice aimed at litigation avoidance and risk management. A zealous advocate at all times, Brad believes in exploring with his clients all available avenues for economical resolution of their legal issues.
Brad graduated from the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada – Las Vegas in 2006 and is licensed to practice in Nevada’s state and federal courts, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Successfully appealed key portion of lower court ruling affecting enforceability of restrictive employment covenants following the sale of membership units in Nevada limited liability companies (Excellence Community Management, LLC v. Gilmore and Mesa Management, LLC, 351 P.3d 720, 131 Nev. Adv. Op. 38 (2015))
Admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in 2016
Admitted to the State Bar of Nevada in 2006
Admitted to the Federal District Court of Nevada in 2006
- J.D., William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada – Las Vegas, 2006
- B.A., Communications, University of Utah, 2002
Pro bono legal representation through the Children’s Attorneys Project for children involved in abuse and neglect proceedings in Clark County, Nevada
Pro bono legal representation for HOPE For Nevada, a Nevada non-profit organization dedicated to K-12 public education advocacy in the State of Nevada
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada Ask-A-Lawyer program volunteer
- Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners
- Center for Special Needs Children
- Foundation for Positively Kids