Attorney Jonathan Wong Joins Lipson Neilson’s Las Vegas Office

Jonathan Wong web res (1)Attorney Jonathan Wong has joined Lipson Neilson’s Las Vegas office as an associate. Mr. Wong’s practice concentrates on Professional Liability, Director & Officer Liability, and General Liability.

He is admitted to practice law in Nevada and California and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. Prior to joining Lipson Neilson, Mr. Wong worked as an associate attorney at a national insurance defense firm.

Mr. Wong earned a J.D. degree from the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV, and a B.S. degree in International Business from the University of Nevada – Reno. During law school, he worked as an intern for the in-house legal department at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

Following graduation from law school, Mr. Wong completed two judicial clerkships in the Eighth Judicial District Court for Clark County, Nevada – he first clerked for the late Honorable Susan Scann, and then for the Honorable Elizabeth Gonzalez.

Founded in 1985, Lipson Neilson, P.C. has offices in Las Vegas and Reno (NV), Phoenix (AZ) and Bloomfield Hills (MI). The firm is widely known for its excellence in the professional liability lines, offering invaluable insight and experience to its clients across all industries. The firm represents clients in Nevada, across the USA, and around the world.

Contact
Joseph Garin
Phone: 702-382-1500
Email: jgarin@lipsonneilson.com

Joseph Garin, Jessica Green and Megan Hummel Named 2018 Mountain States Super Lawyers

Garin Green Hummel 2018Lipson Neilson is proud to announce that attorneys Joseph Garin, Jessica Green and Megan Hummel have been named 2018 Mountain States Super Lawyers. This is Joseph Garin’s 12th consecutive year on the Super Lawyers list. Selected as Rising Stars, this is Jessica Green’s 5th consecutive year and Megan Hummel’s 1st year on this list. Rising Stars must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less; no more than 2.5% of lawyers in the region are named to the Rising Stars list.

Joseph Garin, the Managing Partner of Lipson Neilson’s Las Vegas office, was selected as a Super Lawyer based on his work in the Professional Liability, Nonprofit Organizations, Real Estate, Insurance Coverage, Employment Litigation, and Business Litigation practice areas. Mr. Garin is consulted nationally on the defense of professional liability claims, ethics, employment, insurance coverage disputes, director and officer claims, and risk management. He is the former Chair and current member of the Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility to the Nevada State Bar; and a member of the Professional Liability Advisory Board for the national Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM). Comprised of industry leaders from across the United States, this Board guides the development of extensive professional liability resources.

Jessica Green, an Associate in the firm’s Las Vegas office, was named a Rising Star based on her work in the Professional Liability, Employment & Labor, and Business Litigation practice areas. Ms. Green has defended many lawyers and law firms throughout the country during her career and is recognized as an emerging leader in Errors and Omissions (E&O), Employment law, and Insurance Coverage law. She has been a featured speaker at Professional Liability industry conferences.

Megan Hummel, an Associate in the firm’s Las Vegas office, was named a Rising Star based on her work in the Insurance Coverage practice area. Ms. Hummel’s practice is focused on insurance defense, commercial litigation, and appellate law. She speaks fluent Italian and is a member of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.

Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of information for the legal industry, uses a patented multiphase selection process to identify attorneys for its exclusive lists of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. This process includes peer nominations, evaluations and independent research.

Founded in 1985, the Lipson Neilson law firm has offices in Las Vegas (NV), Phoenix (AZ) and Bloomfield Hills (MI). The firm is widely known for its excellence in the professional liability lines, offering invaluable insight and experience to its clients across all industries. The firm represents clients in Nevada, across the USA, and around the world.

Contact: Joseph Garin
702-382-1500
jgarin@lipsonneilson.com

Las Vegas Office Adds Attorney Karen Kao

karen-kao-006-web-res-resizedLipson Neilson P.C. announced today that attorney Karen Kao has joined the firm’s Las Vegas office as an associate attorney. Ms. Kao’s practice focuses primarily in the areas of General Liability Insurance Defense, and Homeowner and Community Association law.

Ms. Kao received a B.A. in Criminology, Law, and Society from the University of California, Irvine, and a Juris Doctor degree from the Valparaiso University School of Law. While in law school, Ms. Kao externed with the Honorable Judge David Barker, and the Honorable Gloria Sturman in the Eigth Judicial District Court for Clark County, Nevada.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Kao clerked at the Los Angeles county District Attorney’s office, and a private general litigation firm in the San Gabriel Valley. She is fluent in conversational Mandarin.

About Lipson Neilson
Founded in 1985, Lipson Neilson P.C. has offices in Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Bloomfield Hills. The firm is widely known for its excellence in the professional liability lines, offering invaluable insight and experience to its clients across all industries. The firm represents clients in Nevada, across the USA and around the world.

Contact: Joe Garin – Managing Partner of Lipson Neilson’s Las Vegas office.
Phone: 702-382-1500
Email: JGarin@lipsonneilson.com