Eric Tran



  • Las Vegas, NV
  • 9900 Covington Cross Drive, Suite 120
  • Las Vegas, NV 89144
  • 702-382-1500
  • 702-382-1512 FAX

Practice Areas

  • Professional Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • General Liability Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Bad Faith Litigation


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D.
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., Political Science and Asian American Studies


  • Nevada
  • California


  • English
  • Vietnamese
Eric Tran is an attorney at the Las Vegas Office of the Lipson Neilson law firm. Mr. Tran’s practice includes commercial litigation, personal injury, general liability defense, insurance coverage, insurance bad faith litigation, and professional liability.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Tran served as corporate counsel for a startup technology company in Las Vegas. Mr. Tran also previously served as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of Nevada defending state agencies and state employees in civil rights actions in both state and federal court.

Judicial Clerkship

  • Law Clerk to The Honorable Steve L. Dobrescu and Dan L. Papez at the State of Nevada District Court.
  • Judicial Extern to The Honorable Christina A. Synder at the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Published Cases

Andrew v. Century Sur. Co., No. 2:12-CV-00978-APG, 2015 WL 5691254, at *1 (D. Nev. Sept. 28, 2015)

  • Obtained summary judgment ruling that a $14,000,000 default judgment against an insured was a reasonably foreseeable consequential damage caused by an insurer’s breach of its duty to defend its insured; that an insurer who breaches its duty to defend its insured will be bound the default judgment against its insured; and that the insurer’s liability is not capped at the $1 million policy limit.

Brady, Vorwerck, Ryder & Caspino v. New Albertson’s Inc., 130 Nev. Adv. Op. 68, 333 P.3d 229, 230 (Aug. 7, 2014)

  • Obtained a favorable ruling in a certified question of law that the statute of limitations in NRS 11.207, as revised by the Nevada Legislature in 1997, is tolled against an action for attorney malpractice, pending the outcome of underlying suit including all appeals in which the malpractice allegedly occurred.

USF Ins. Co. v. Smith’s Food and Drug Center, Inc., 2013 WL 438585, 1 (D. Nev. 2013)

  • Obtained Summary Judgment in favor of Smith’s in a bad faith action arising from USF’s failure to defend and indemnify Smith’s in an underlying action from a third party.