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Las Vegas, NV (July 6, 2011) – Charles H. McCrea, Jr., a shareholder with the Litigation Department at Lionel Sawyers & Collins, has been appointed to serve as a lawyer representative to the U. S. District Court for the District of Nevada.  Mr. McCrea was selected from an impressive group of applicants to represent Southern Nevada for a three-year term commencing in August, 2011. His responsibilities in this new role include acting as a liaison between the federal courts and the local bar association to implement conference and district court programs and provide the Court with guidance from the practicing bar.  He will be invited to attend the annual Ninth Circuit Judicial Conferences for 2012-14, a selected group of judges and attorneys from nine western states and two Pacific Island territories.   Mr. McCrea will also participate in the quarterly meetings of the Nevada Federal Judges.

Mr. McCrea has extensive experience representing clients in complex commercial litigation, corporate law, commercial transactions, business law, and gaming law.  He has been recognized for his expertise by The Best Lawyers in America in three categories: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Corporate Law and has held an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell since 1989. He received his J.D. magna cum laude from the California Western School of Law (1975) and was a member of the Board of Editors for the school’s Law Review.  Immediately upon graduation, Mr. McCrea served as a law clerk at the Nevada Supreme Court. He joined Lionel Sawyer & Collins in 1976 and was instrumental in opening the firm’s Reno office.  After holding a Corporate General Counsel position with a leading gaming manufacturer and as a shareholder at another law firm, Mr. McCrea rejoined Lionel Sawyer & Collins in 2006.

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Nevada’s largest private law firm, Lionel Sawyer & Collins offers a full range of legal services, including gaming and regulatory law, litigation, government relations, commercial transactions, labor and employment law, environmental, bankruptcy, banking, trusts and estates, health care and corporate law.  Lionel Sawyer & Collins’ Nevada offices include Las Vegas, Reno and Carson City.  For more information about Lionel Sawyer & Collins’ practice and attorneys, please visit www.lionelsawyer.com.