Brian R. Irvine: Lawyer with Gordon Silver

Brian R. Irvine

Shareholder
Reno,  NV  U.S.A.
Phone(775) 343-7507

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 4.5/5.0
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights
 
University University of Nevada, Reno, B.A., 1998
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2001
 
Admitted2001, Nevada; 2001, U.S. Federal Court, Nevada
 
Memberships 

Affiliations

American Bar Association, Member

Washoe County Bar Association, Member

Nevada State Bar - Appellate Section

Nevada State Bar - Construction Section

 
Biography

Brian R. Irvine is a shareholder in the firm's Litigation Department. His practice focuses on areas of litigation, construction, banking, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, and he is skilled in every aspect of the negotiation process. Mr. Irvine has recently specialized in very large commercial litigation and has participated in two of the biggest trials in Northern Nevada in the past four years. He recently obtained a judgment in excess of $100 million in claims for fraud and misrepresentation following an eight-week trial.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Irvine was a shareholder at Jones Vargas. He served a clerkship with the Honorable Melvin Brunetti, Senior Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He was also a member of the Charter Class of the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).

Distinctions

AV Certification Rating by Martindale-Hubbell

While in law school, Mr. Irvine earned seven CALI awards, and was the first Articles Editor and a founding member for the Nevada Law Journal.

Nevada Business Magazine's Legal Elite, 2014

Publications

Author, My Customer Filed for Bankruptcy! What do I do now?, Northern Nevada Business Weekly, 2012

Author, Waiting for Daubert: The Nevada Supreme Court and the Admissibility of Expert Testimony, 2 Nev. L.J. 158, Spring/Summer 2002

In the News

Fifteen Gordon Silver Attorneys Featured In The 2014 Nevada Legal Elite

Gordon Silver is delighted to announce that fifteen of our attorneys have been recognized in Nevada Business Magazine as Nevada's Legal Elite of 2014.

Posted on: Jun 18th, 2014 Posted In: Press Releases Source:

My Voice: Brian Irvine, Gordon Silver shareholder, on bankruptcy

My customer filed for bankruptcy! What do I do now?

Despite recent signs that the national and Nevada economies are improving, and despite the 26 percent drop in bankruptcy filings in northern Nevada from 2011 to 2012, it is likely that a full economic recovery in northern Nevada may still be far away.

by Brian Irvine

Posted on: Oct 01st, 2012 Posted In: Publications Source: Northern Nevada Business Weekly

Fox News Radio 99.1 FM Talk, Reno - Interview, Molly Rezac and Brian Irvine

Fox News Radio 99.1 FM Talk, Reno

Nevada Matters
with Eddie Floyd & Sean Cary - Interview Molly Rezac and Brian Irvine

Posted on: Apr 19th, 2012 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Fox News Radio- 99.1

Gordon Silver Attorneys and Counselors at Law Expands New Reno Office with Three Attorneys

(Reno, Nev.) - John P. Desmond of Gordon Silver Attorneys and Counselors at Law, today announced the expansion of the new Reno office located at 100 West Liberty Street, Suite 690, Reno, Nevada, 89501

Posted on: Mar 19th, 2012 Posted In: Press Releases Source: Gordon Silver

Gordon Silver Attorneys and Counselors at Law Opens New Office in Reno, Nevada

(Reno, Nev.) - Greg Garman, Managing Partner of Gordon Silver, Attorneys and Counselors at Law, today announced the opening of a Reno office located at 100 West Liberty Street, Suite 690, Reno, Nevada, 89501

Posted on: Mar 06th, 2012 Posted In: Press Releases Source: Gordon Silver

 
Reported CasesRepresentative Cases; Obtained injunctive relief on behalf of food distribution client against a competitor and several of the client's former employees based upon non-compete and non-solicitation agreements. Successfully negotiated settlement to preserve client's customer list. Successfully represented one of the Big Three automobile manufacturers in dozens of product liability cases involving several different vehicle models. Obtained successful settlement for Northern Nevada governmental entity in case involving property damage caused by defective product. Obtained defense verdict for Lake Tahoe casino in action brought by former tenant for wrongful termination of a lease. Obtained a judgment for the largest gas station and convenience store operator in Nevada in excess of $100 million on claims for fraud and misrepresentation after an eight-week trial, with the court awarding both compensatory and punitive damages. Obtained defense verdict at arbitration for chain of drug stores brought by a customer who claimed he was injured by store security, and successfully affirmed arbitration verdict before Nevada Supreme Court. Obtained injunctive relief prohibiting infringement of manufacturing client's intellectual property by Chinese companies.
 
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Brian R. Irvine

100 West Liberty Street, Ste. 940
RenoNV 89501




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