A native of Las Vegas, Robert E. Werbicky practices in the areas of commercial litigation, complex litigation, appellate litigation, construction and real estate law, administrative law, state taxation, bankruptcy, cannabis law, and transactional law.
While at the Office of the Nevada Attorney General, Rob was the first Deputy Attorney General to handle recreational cannabis matters for the Nevada Department of Taxation. He worked with the Taxation to establish cannabis administrative hearing procedures and discipline of licensees, as well as advised Taxation staff on various cannabis matters. During this time Rob helped in the development and implementation of new tax types.
While at the Office of the AG, Rob also was the Deputy Attorney General assigned to the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and acted as liaison between the Taxation and GOED regarding the Faraday project. He also managed most of the State’s bankruptcy matters, litigated hearings before administrative law judges and the Nevada Tax Commission, litigated in state and federal courts, and assisted on appeals with the Solicitor General’s Office.
Prior to joining the Office of the AG, Rob managed some of the largest construction litigation in Nevada, including the Venetian Casino Resort, The Aladdin, The Fontainebleau, City Center and Town Square projects, as well as several construction projects off the Strip. Rob helped formulate mechanic’s lien law in Nevada and was innovative in obtaining results for his firm’s clients.
Further Mr. Werbicky is adept at all stages of litigation, from mediation, arbitration, administrative law hearings, state and federal courts, as well as appeal.
He received his B.A. degree in International Relations from the University of Southern California in 1990 and his Juris Doctorate degree from the American University, Washington College of Law in 1995.