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

LAS VEGAS – (Aug. 18, 2022) – Attorneys with Las Vegas-based Pisanelli Bice PLLC have been recognized by Best Lawyers©, a national peer-reviewed lawyer-ranking service. Five attorneys with the boutique law firm will appear in the 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America© publication for their litigation work in Las Vegas.

Founding partner James J. Pisanelli has been recognized by Best Lawyers for the past 17 years. For 2023, he was selected for his work in bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, construction law, construction litigation, and real estate litigation.

The Best Lawyers in America© publication listed partner Todd L. Bice for the 16th consecutive year. For 2023, he was selected for his work in bet-the company litigation, appellate practice, commercial litigation, First Amendment litigation, land use and zoning litigation, and mergers and acquisitions litigation. Notably, he was also honored as a 2023 Las Vegas “Lawyer of the Year” in the category of bet-the-company litigation.

Managing partner Debra Spinelli has been recognized by Best Lawyers for the past 11 years. For 2023, she was listed for her work in commercial litigation, construction litigation and health care litigation. For the fifth consecutive year, of counsel attorney M. Magali Mercera was recognized for her work in commercial litigation.

New to Best Lawyers this year is associate attorney Emily Buchwald who is a recipient of the Las Vegas “Ones to Watch” award in the categories of civil rights law and commercial litigation.

For more than four decades, Best Lawyers publications have earned the respect of the profession, the media and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere for more than 70 countries worldwide. It has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America© highlights the top six percent of private practicing attorneys in the US. Recognition by Best Lawyers is solely based on exhaustive peer review surveys and only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with a “Lawyer of the Year” award.

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Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected lawyer ranking service in the world. For more than four decades, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the lawyers best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers lists are published in leading local, regional, and national publications across the globe.

LAS VEGAS – (July 13, 2022) – 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 esteemed 2022 Mountain States 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.

James J. Pisanelli and Todd L. Bice were honored as two of the leading top 100 lawyers in the mountain region, which includes Nevada, Montana, Utah, Wyoming and Idaho. Pisanelli and Bice have earned Top 100 Super Lawyers distinction every year since 2007. Managing partner Debra L. Spinelli and of counsel M. Magali Mercera were also recognized as 2022 Super Lawyers. This is the tenth consecutive year Spinelli has been selected for the principal Mountain States Super Lawyers list.

Spinelli was also selected to the Top 50 Women Mountain States Super Lawyers list again this year. The 2022 listing is the seventh consecutive year that Spinelli has been selected to the Top 50 Women list.

Attorneys Emily A. Buchwald, Dustun H. Holmes and Ava M. Schaefer were named 2022 Mountain States Rising Stars. This is Schaefer’s seventh consecutive year appearing on the list, and it is the sixth consecutive year that Holmes has been named a Rising Star. 2022 marks the first year Buchwald has been selected as a Rising Star.

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 survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. Super Lawyers’ parent company, Thomson Reuters, is the world’s most respected source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals.

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