Lionel Sawyer attorneys practice in six main areas. Click on any, below, to learn more.
Lionel Sawyer’s experienced attorneys have advised Nevada companies—and those that want to do business in our state—on all aspects of corporate law. This includes entity formation through corporate governance issues and mergers and acquisitions. In cases where business disputes occur (for example, shareholder issues and business contract disputes), our business law department can call upon the expertise of our litigation colleagues.
Clients turn to Lionel Sawyer for these full-service capabilities and for our judgment, skillful advocacy, and ability to successfully navigate through the intricacies of Nevada corporate law.
We assist our clients in matters dealing with:
Lionel Sawyer’s experienced attorneys in this practice specialize in advising energy companies on renewable energy matters, regulatory issues, land acquisition, and permitting requirements.
In addition, our clients are pleased with they way we counsel them on environmental disputes and in litigation strategies.
The firm’s estate planning team represents individuals (including professionals), closely held businesses and small companies with regard to estate planning, tax, and business succession issues. Areas of focus within the section include wills, probate, trusts, long-term care planning, charitable and planned giving, retirement planning, executive compensation, and tax considerations.
As one of the founding firms in the gaming law practice area, Lionel Sawyer continues on the forefront of the industry, serving companies in all market segments, ranging from casino properties to the leading manufacturers of gaming products and service providers in Nevada and beyond.
Lionel Sawyer has had one of the premier government relations practices in Nevada for more than 45 years, started by Governor Grant Sawyer. Lionel Sawyer’s legislative team includes two members who reside full-time in Carson City during the legislative session.
While a corporate decision to litigate an issue is never easy, it’s critical that your legal advisors have an understanding not only of the legal issues but also a sensitivity to their clients’ overall concerns. Each and every attorney at Lionel Sawyer is dedicated to providing this level of care and professionalism.