Kevin J. Blair serves as Of Counsel with the Firm. He brings tremendous experience in transactional law areas, including corporate law, real estate, and loan documentation, as well as employment law having dealt with the Nevada Equal Rights Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Kevin is skilled at balancing the demands of the corporate environment with the legalities that face business people on a daily basis to achieve the maximum results for a company.
Kevin has extensive experience in the resort hotel industry in the development phase as well as the operation of the resorts. He has worked with condo and timeshare developers over the past 10 years in developing large vacation resorts. Kevin has served as a board member on nearly 20 condominium and vacation clubs.
His experience also includes working for Mandalay Resort Group, the owner of seven large casino/hotels in Las Vegas that operated over 20,000 rooms. Kevin was intimately involved in the opening of the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino and the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and was responsible for all of the operational legal issues for the five Mandalay Resort Group hotel/casinos. Kevin began his professional career as a loan officer at First Interstate Bank and later became in-house counsel at the bank.
Kevin earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from California State University, Fresno. He then earned his Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law in 1992.
When away from the office, Kevin spends his time with his wife and two children. He enjoys playing basketball and golf. Kevin has been on the Board of Directors for the Las Vegas Boys and Girls Clubs for over 10 years. He is especially proud of raising donations for the Las Vegas Boys and Girls Clubs by organizing and playing in the Doctor Lawyer Charity Basketball game for eight years.
Kevin has been politically active in Nevada since working on the election campaigns for his uncle, who served as Governor of Nevada for eight years.