Eric R. Olsen is a shareholder and the firm's Las Vegas Litigation group leader. He also chairs the Appellate Group. He has substantial experience in a wide range of commercial and business litigation matters, as well as intellectual property, collection, insurance coverage, and catastrophic tort cases. Mr. Olsen practices in a number of civil litigation areas, focusing mainly on commercial and business issues.
Mr. Olsen began his legal career working as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Joseph Pavlikowski in the Eighth Judicial Court of Nevada. He later worked as an attorney for a local insurance defense firm, before joining Gordon Silver in 1989. With more than two decades of legal service in Nevada, Mr. Olsen has built a solid reputation as an attorney who is able to effectively convey his client's position in any legal setting.
Obtained a $1,800,000 jury verdict for a kiosk vendor and a payments processor against Las Vegas Sands Corporation.
Successfully represented Don Best Sports in protecting its proprietary and intellectual property rights concerning publication of real-time sports odd.
Defended successfully uncovered claims for indemnity and punitive against a local physician arising out of a malpractice action.
Secured appointment of a receiver Pacifica Companies over operating hotel property.
Represented hotel owner in defending $66 million claim by Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy estate (secured by property valued at $6 million) to a successful settlement under which client owed no money.
American Spectrum Realty Management
Minelab Electronics Pty. Ltd.
Automated Systems America Inc.
Vishvinder Sharma, M.D.
Mountain States Super Lawyers®, 2012 - 2014
American Bar Association's Torts and Insurance Practice Section, Member
State Bar of Nevada, Member
Clark County Bar Association, Member
Federal Circuit Bar Association, Member
American Association for Justice, Member
American Bar Association, TIPS Business Litigation Committee, Former Member
Nevada Justice Association, Member
In the News
Gordon Silver Ranks in Top 10 of Business and Commercial Litigation Attorneys List
The Las Vegas Business Press published the 2014 Business and Commercial Litigation Attorneys List. The list is based on law firms ranked by the number of business and commercial attorneys in Las Vegas, Nevada. Gordon Silver is ranked #9a on the list for 2014.
Posted on: Sep 26th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Las Vegas Business Press
Thirty Gordon Silver Lawyers Selected As Super Lawyers® For 2014 Mountain States Super Lawyers®
Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that 19 of our lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers®. In addition, 11 of our lawyers have been selected as Rising Stars.
Posted on: Apr 11th, 2014 Posted In: Press Releases Source:
Gordon Silver Part of Healthcare Industry Roundtable
In February 2014, Gordon Silver had the priviledge of hosting a healthcare industry roundtable. Moderated by Connie Brennan, publisher and CEO of Nevada Business Magazine, the roundtable brought together healthcare industry leaders to discuss topic most relevant in today's market including: an increasing number of challenges in the industry, the rollout of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the ongoing issue of physician and specialist shortages.
Posted on: Feb 27th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Nevada Business Magazine
Gordon Silver Lawyers Listed in Mountain States Super Lawyers 2013
Several attorneys from the Las Vegas office of Gordon Silver were recently recognized in Mountain States Super Lawyers for the 2013 magazine's annual survey of lawyers.
Posted on: Jul 10th, 2013 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Super Lawyers Magazine, Mountain States, 2013
Twenty Gordon Silver Lawyers Named in 2013 Mountain States Super Lawyers®
We are pleased to announce that 20 of our lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers®.
Of note, four of our shareholders are in the Top 100 List: Gerald Gordon, Jeffrey Silver, Michael Feder and Eric Hone. Shareholder Erika Pike Turner is included on the Top 50 Women List.
Posted on: Jun 27th, 2013 Posted In: Press Releases Source: 2013 Mountain States Super Lawyers®
The People: Super Lawyers
Several attorneys from the Las Vegas office of Gordon Silver were recently recognized in Mountain States Super Lawyers magazine's annual survey of lawyers.
Posted on: Aug 23rd, 2012 Posted In: GS In the News Source: VEGAS INC.