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Congrats, Shannon!

For the second time in her career, Firm Partner Shannon Wilson has won the Louis Wiener Pro Bono Service Award from the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada for her exceptional time commitment and zealous advocacy in a contentious family law matter that still continues on. The award is given yearly in memory of Louis…

Congrats, Michael!

Firm Attorney Michael Falater was recently appointed to the board of the Children’s Advocacy Center Foundation. The foundation supports the Southern Nevada Children’s Advocacy Center, which provides services to abused children. Congrats, Michael!

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U.S. Supreme Court Says Yes to Immediate Takings Claim

In a big change affecting property owners, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that people whose land is taken for public use without payment may, as soon as the property is taken, file federal lawsuits for constitutional violations of property rights. The high court revisited the question of whether property owners have standing to bring…

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Workers Can Sue Employer for Failing to Protect Personal Data

In a ruling that should make employers everywhere sit up and take notice, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently decided that workers could bring a negligence claim (in other words, a lawsuit alleging that they were hurt by their employer’s unreasonable carelessness) against their employer over a data breach that compromised their personal information. The case…