Lance Coburn

Las Vegas,  NV  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Construction Law
University University of Vermont, B.A., 1993
Law SchoolUniversity of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., with distinction, 1997
Admitted1998, Nevada; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada

Professional & Community Involvement

• Adjunct Professor, UNLV Boyd School of Law, Media Law
• Alumni, Nevada Chamber of Commerce Program, Leadership Henderson
• Member, American Bar Association
• Former General Counsel, Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth
• Former General Counsel, Nevada Press Association

BornFresno, California, December 11, 1963

Lance Coburn represents clients in a wide variety of domestic and international business litigation matters. He has experience counseling clients on class actions, media law, defamation lawsuits, First Amendment, and labor matters. He also represents clients in securities litigation, including matters alleging claims of unfair price and unfair process, 10b-5 fraud and stock manipulation.

Lance has more than a decade of legal experience in Nevada representing developers of resort hotels and casinos on the Las Vegas strip in complex construction law, lien litigation and intellectual property rights. He represented the owner of one of the world's largest mixed use development projects in a construction defect case involving claimed damages of approximately $400 million, one of the largest such cases in the country.

Lance also assists clients and candidates running for political office on legislative matters, governmental affairs and campaign advertising.

Areas of Concentration

• Construction
• Securities Litigation
• Media law
• Intellectual property
• Business litigation

Awards & Recognition

• Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2015-2016
• Team Member, Daily Business Review's Real Estate Litigation Department of the Year, 2015

Previous Employment

• Staff Assistant, U.S. Congressman Bernard Sanders


• Judicial Clerk, Judge Paul McGill, Clinton District Court, Clinton, MA

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

11.10.15 Two Greenberg Traurig Teams Chosen to Present Panel Discussions at 2015 Construction SuperConference
09.29.15 Greenberg Traurig Honored by Daily Business Review's Litigation Department of the Year Award
08.19.15 14 Greenberg Traurig Nevada Attorneys Recognized in 2016 Best Lawyers in America
10.14.10 G. Lance Coburn Joins Greenberg Traurig Law Firm as Shareholder in its Las Vegas Office

Reported CasesSignificant Representations: Represented the owner of one of the world's largest mixed use resort-hotel-casino-retail-residential development projects, in one of the largest construction defect cases in the country. The central part of the case involved claims relating to defective construction of a 48 story condo-hotel tower. The owner claimed damages of approximately $400 million while the builder had lien claims of approximately $400 million.; Represented Apollo Management and TPG Capital in unfair price/unfair process claims in the $17.7 billion buyout of Harrah's Entertainment.; Defended Acres Gaming Inc. in securities litigation against allegations of unfair price/unfair process related to stock purchase.; Assisted in drafting the architectural agreements, construction contracts and development agreements for an international hotel and resort project.

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Lance Coburn

3773 Howard Hughes Parkway, Suite 400 North
Las VegasNV 89169


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