Joel Z. Schwarz: Lawyer with Gordon Silver

Joel Z. Schwarz

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

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Land Use & Zoning
 
University St. Louis University, B.S., summa cum laude, 1998
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Illinois College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2004
 
Admitted2004, Nevada; 2004, U.S. District Court, Nevada; 2006, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 2009 U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
 
Memberships 

Affiliations

American Bar Association, Member

Clark County Bar Association, Member

State Bar of Nevada, Member

 
Biography

Mr. Schwarz is senior counsel in the firm's Litigation Department. He primarily practices in commercial litigation, commercial landlord-tenant litigation, intellectual property litigation, and civil appeals. Mr. Schwarz has successfully tried cases in both State and Federal Courts in Nevada. He is well attuned to recent changes in Nevada's landlord-tenant statutes, and is also able to counsel clients on a wide range of intellectual property laws and technology disciplines.

From 2003 to 2004, Mr. Schwarz was the Administrative Editor of the Journal of Law, Technology & Policy, published by the University of Illinois College of Law. Prior to attending law school, he served as a graduate research assistant at the University of Illinois School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, studying the genetic mechanisms of muscle development, and as an academic professional for the University of Illinois Department of Psychology, working in a lab studying heritable differences in pain and drug sensitivity.

Mr. Schwarz's clients have included 4Wall Entertainment, Nevada State Bank, Doctors Associates, Inc., d/b/a Subway, Solo Cup Operating Corp., Automated Systems America, Inc., Royal Investors Group, Minelab Americas, Don Best Sports, Jerry's Nugget, Cardinal Health, and Weingarten Realty.

Distinctions

Mountain States Super Lawyers, 2013 - 2014

Publications

Author, Offers of Compromise: When (If Ever) Are They Admissible?, Communique, May 2013

Administrative Editor, Journal of Law, Technology & Policy, 2003-04

In the News

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:

Hamm and Schwarz Become Senior Counsel

Gordon Silver Ltd. is pleased to announce that Gabrielle A. Hamm and Joel Z. Schwarz have become senior counsel at the firm.

Posted on: Mar 14th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Nevada Lawyer

Hamm and Schwarz Move To Senior Counsel

Gordon Silver Ltd. is pleased to announce that Gabrielle A. Hamm and Joel Z. Schwarz have become senior counsel at the firm.

Posted on: Feb 04th, 2014 Posted In: Press Releases Source:

Gordon Silver Attorney Schwarz Joins Natural History Museum Board

Gordon Silver Ltd. is pleased to announce that Joel Z. Schwarz, an attorney in the firm's Las Vegas office, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Las Vegas Natural History Museum.

Posted on: Sep 23rd, 2013 Posted In: Press Releases Source:

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

Offers of Compromise: When (If Ever) Are They Admissible?

As a general rule, offers of compromise are admissible when offered to prove liability or the amount of a claim.

By Joel Z. Schwarz

Posted on: May 01st, 2013 Posted In: Publications Source: Communique

 
Reported CasesRepresentative Cases: Doctor's Associates, Inc. d/b/a Subway v. Boyadzhyan, et al., 2:09-cv-02013-RCJ-LRL: Obtained injunctive relief and damages judgment in action for trademark infringement, unfair competition, and cybersquatting; Solo Cup Operating Corp. v. Pan Western Corp., A601519: Obtained unlawful detainer judgment and summary judgment in favor of Plaintiff; Steven Speier, as Receiver for Las Vegas Plaza Limited, LLC v. Ontiveros, et al., 12E013689: Following bench trial, obtained unlawful detainer judgment; Bowling v. Wiggam, A558599: Following bench trial, obtained judgment for Plaintiff, affirmed in part on appeal, rescinding quitclaim deed and awarding Plaintiff monetary damages; Boink Systems, Inc. v. Las Vegas Sands Corp., 2:08-cv-00089-PAL: Following jury trial, obtained verdict for Plaintiffs. Settled during pendency of appeal filed by Las Vegas Sands Corp. Shack v. Lawson, et al., 05-A-498513: Following jury trial on remand from Nevada Supreme Court, obtained verdict for Plaintiffs, currently on appeal by Defendants
 
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Office Information

Joel Z. Schwarz

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




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