Eric R. Olsen: Lawyer with Gordon Silver

Eric R. Olsen

Las Vegas,  NV  U.S.A.
Phone(702) 796-5555

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Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Receivership
University University of Southern California, B.S., 1980
Law SchoolSeattle University School of Law, J.D., 1986
Admitted1987, Nevada; U.S. Supreme Court, Nevada; U.S. District Court, Nevada; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit; U.S. Court of Federal Claims

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.

Representative Cases

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.

Representative Clients

American Spectrum Realty Management

Minelab Electronics Pty. Ltd.

Automated Systems America Inc.

Pacifica Companies

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


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Eric R. Olsen

3960 Howard Hughes Parkway, 9th Floor
Las VegasNV 89169-5978


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