Brandon E. Roos focuses his practice in civil, commercial and general business litigation. Brandon is an experienced litigator and has tried cases in both federal district court and state court. Brandon is experienced in intellectual property law, focusing on trademark and service mark protection.
Areas of Concentration
· Commercial litigation
· Real estate litigation
Professional & Community Involvement
· Board Member, Boys Hope Girls Hope, Board of Directors, 2007-Present
· Member, American Bar Association
· Member, Clark County Bar Association
Awards & Recognition
· Listed, VEGAS INC, "Top Lawyers," Litigation, 2013
· Listed, Nevada Business magazine
- Listed, "Legal Elite," 2011-2012
- Listed, "Southern Nevada Legal Elite," 2010
- Selected, "20 Best Up & Coming Attorneys," 2009
· Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Mountain States Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2009
· Rated, AV Preeminent® 4.5 out of 5
· Acted as co-lead counsel on behalf of numerous plaintiffs defrauded in the collapse of Southwest Exchange, Inc., formerly an IRS 1031 qualified intermediary business in the state of Nevada. Southwest Exchange collapsed in February 2007, amidst allegations that certain individuals operated the company in manner similar to a Ponzi scheme and absconded with approximately $97 million in client funds. Since the collapse of Southwest Exchange, counsel has worked diligently with others in both federal and state court actions to recover in excess of $94 million on behalf of the victims of the fraud.
· Obtained summary judgment on behalf of real estate client resulting in the return of a $1.6 million earnest money deposit stemming from a failed real estate transaction.
· Represented a large Internet news provider based in West Palm Beach, Florida, in a dissenting shareholder dispute in which a dissenting shareholder alleged that company had undervalued 440,000 shares of common stock by approximately $750,000. Resolved dispute by obtaining a settlement of all claims by the dissenting shareholder.
· Represented numerous clients in obtaining federal trademark and service mark protection under the Lanham Act, including the prosecution of trademark and service mark applications on the names Silver Nugget Casino, Opera House Casino, Sting Surveillance and Sting Alarm.
Some of the above representations were handled by Mr. Roos prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.