Pisanelli Bice is a boutique law firm focused on complex litigation.

Pisanelli Bice was named in Vegas Inc.’s “Legal notes: Local award winners, Aug. 12, 2019″, highlighting a number of their top attorneys for locally won awards.

  • James Pisanelli – business litigation (Top 100)
  • Todd Bice – business litigation (Top 100)
  • Debra Spinelli – business litigation (Top 100, Top 50 Women)
  • Dustun Holmes – business litigation (Rising Star)
  • M. Magali Mercera – business litigation (Rising Star)
  • Kirill Mikhaylov – business litigation (Rising Star)
  • Ava Schaefer – business litigation (Rising Star)

LAS VEGAS – (May 31, 2019) – James J. Pisanelli and Todd L. Bice, founding partners of Pisanelli Bice PLLC, announced today that seven of the firm’s attorneys were among select lawyers recognized on the Mountain States 2019 Super Lawyers lists. Super Lawyers is a national rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Pisanelli, Bice and managing partner Debra L. Spinelli were honored once again as three of the leading top 100 lawyers in the mountain region, which includes Nevada, Montana, Utah, Wyoming and Idaho. Pisanelli has earned Top 100 Super Lawyers distinction every year since 2012, and the 2019 listing marks Bice’s seventh year in a row on the Top 100 list.

Spinelli was selected to the Top 50 Women Mountain States Super Lawyers list again this year. The 2019 listing marks the fourth consecutive year that Spinelli has been selected to the Top 50 Women list.

Attorneys Dustun H. Holmes, Kirill V. Mikhaylov, Ava M. Schaefer, and M. Magali Mercera were named 2019 Mountain States Rising Stars. This is Schaefer’s fourth consecutive year appearing on the list, and it is the third consecutive year that Holmes and Mikhaylov have been named Rising Stars. This is the first year that Mercera is recognized as one of the Mountain States Rising Stars.

Recognition by Super Lawyers is a prestigious and highly sought-after honor with only five percent of Nevada’s attorneys selected as Super Lawyers and 2.5 percent selected as Rising Stars. Attorneys are designated after undergoing a comprehensive nomination and evaluation process. This patented, multifaceted process includes a statewide search, nominations and evaluations of top attorneys based on peer recognition and professional achievement, as well as independent research conducted by Super Lawyers’ parent company, Thomson Reuters, the world’s most respected source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals.

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LAS VEGAS (May 6, 2019) – James J. Pisanelli and Todd L. Bice, founding partners of Pisanelli Bice PLLC, announced today that the boutique law firm has been named among the country’s best litigation firms in rankings compiled by the prestigious service Chambers & Partners.

Pisanelli Bice is one of only four Nevada firms honored in Band 1 of the Chambers USA 2019 guide for General Commercial Litigation. Chambers and Partners ranks attorneys and firms based on interviews with their clients and legal colleagues. The guide’s researchers report that Pisanelli Bice provides “quality representation in a range of commercial litigation for local gaming and hotel resorts, governmental bodies and construction companies,” and is “highly experienced at both trial and appellate level in issues arising out of corporate and real estate transactions including (mergers and acquisitions) and major property developments.”

Chambers also recognized and spotlighted both founders as outstanding litigators, as both Pisanelli and Bice are ranked as Band 1 attorneys for General Commercial Litigation.

The guide’s commentary notes that Pisanelli’s “strong litigation practice incorporates commercial, construction and healthcare expertise,” and a client states that he is a “very solid advocate.”

Bice is described as “highly regarded in the market and earns particular praise for his trial skills. He represents clients in business disputes and offers expertise in gaming matters.”

The firm has represented Caesars Entertainment, City National Bank, Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority, MGM Resorts, the State of Nevada, and United Health among other high-profile clients. This is the fourth year Pisanelli Bice received a Band 1 distinction.

“We are honored that Chambers continues to recognize our commitment to excellence when serving our clients,” Pisanelli said. “Our small, professional team uses extensive experiences and acumen to provide a concerted focus in commercial litigation, ensuring our clients receive the effective representation they deserve.”

Pisanelli Bice was named in Vegas Inc.’s “Legal notes: Local award winners, Aug. 13, 2018″, highlighting a number of their top attorneys for locally won awards.

  • James Pisanelli — general commercial litigation
  • Todd Bice — business litigation (Top 100)
  • Dustun Holmes — business litigation (Rising Star)
  • Kirill Mikhaylov — business litigation (Rising Star)
  • James Pisanelli — business litigation (Top 100)
  • Ava Schaefer — business litigation (Rising Star)
  • Debra Spinelli — business litigation (Top 100, Top 50 Women)

 

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LAS VEGAS – (Aug. 16, 2018) – James J. Pisanelli and Todd L. Bice, founding partners of Pisanelli Bice PLLC, announced today that five of the firm’s attorneys were recognized by Best Lawyers©, a national peer-reviewed lawyer-ranking service. Pisanelli Bice attorneys will appear in the 25th edition of The Best Lawyers in America© publication for their litigation work in Las Vegas.

Founding partner Pisanelli has been recognized by Best Lawyers for the past 13 years. For 2019, he has been selected for his work in bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, construction law, construction litigation, and real estate litigation. He was honored as a “Lawyer of the Year” in 2013 and 2016 for his work in construction law.

The Best Lawyers in America publication listed partner Bice for the 12th consecutive year. For 2019, he has been selected for his work in commercial litigation, appellate practice, first amendment litigation, land use and zoning litigation, and mergers and acquisitions litigation. Bice was recognized as a “Lawyer of the Year” in 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018.

Managing partner Debra Spinelli has been recognized for the past seven years for her work in commercial and construction litigation. Attorney Barry Langberg was recognized again this year by Best Lawyers and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America publication for a total of 11 years.

New to Best Lawyers this year is associate attorney Magali Mercera who was recognized for her work in commercial litigation.

Recognition by Best Lawyers is solely based on an exhaustive peer review and only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with a “Lawyer of the Year” award. Best Lawyers has provided this ranking service for over 30 years and has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Those selected to the Best Lawyers lists are recognized in the Best Lawyers publication, The Best Lawyers in America.

For more information about Best Lawyers, visit www.bestlawyers.com.




Pisanelli Bice Receives Tier One Ranking in U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for 2017
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