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 - 2013
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