Michael N. Feder, an “AV/Preeminent Attorney ” as rated by Martindale-Hubbell , is the Litigation Practice Group Chair, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment & Sports Department, and a member of the firm's Intellectual Property Department. Mr. Feder has extensive experience representing and counseling clients in commercial and business litigation matters involving, among others, banking, contracts, copyright infringement, corporate law, employment law, entertainment and sports law, franchise law, fraud, gaming, patent infringement, real estate, RICO, trademark infringement, securities law, shareholder and partnership disputes, and unfair competition. Mr. Feder also has experience representing clients in appellate, bankruptcy, gaming, regulatory and transactional related matters.
Certain of Mr. Feder's representative clients include Zuffa, LLC d/b/a Ultimate Fighting Championship , Caesars Entertainment, Inc. , Cox Communications, Inc. , Riviera Hotel & Casino, Sahara Hotel & Casino, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. , Manzen LLC d/b/a Xyience , Station Casinos, Top Rank, Inc. , American Gem Society Laboratories, LLC, Picerne Development Corporation, AWG Ambassador, LLC, Dreams, Inc. , EMG International, Inc. , Ike Gaming, Inc. d/b/a El Cortez Hotel & Casino, Lennar Corporation, Rialto Capital Management, LLC, Tuff Shed, Inc. , Coach USA, Inc. , Pharmacia Corporation/Pharmacia & Upjohn, LLC, Griffen Corporation (Adams Bros, Interiors of Nevada, Inc. ), Stratosphere Corporation, The Meadows School, U. S. Philips Corporation, Wynn Las Vegas, LLC, Sands Corporation, among others. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Feder was with Beckley Singleton (2000-07) and Lewis and Roca (2007-11). Prior to relocating to Nevada in 2000, Mr. Feder was at two prominent firms located in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, where he focused on commercial and business litigation and transactional related matters.
AV Certification Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
Best Lawyers Litigation - Intellectual Property 2012 - 2015
Best Lawyers Litigation - Banking & Finance 2012 - 2015
Best Lawyers Litigation - Commercial Litigation 2015
Vegas INC: Top Lawyers 2012 - 2013
Mountain States Super Lawyers , 2011 - 2014; Listed as Top 100 in 2013 and 2014; Listed as Top 10 in 2014
Nevada Business: Legal Elite, 2009 - 2014
Outstanding Service Award from the American Bar Association's Section of Litigation, 2003 - 04
Author, Five Ways to Avoid Litigation, Nevada Business Magazine, November 2014
Author, “American Pirates on the Playing Field,” Communique Vol. 32, No. 12, December 2011
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Five Ways to Avoid Litigation
The reality of today's world is that we live in a litigious society. Litigation is an expensive endeavor to all parties involved, not just financially, but also the lost opportunity costs associated with the amount of time spent litigating the case rather than focusing on your business itself. The best way to avoid litigation is to reduce the risk of being sued or having to sue. Though at times litigation is inevitable, here is a list of five best practices you can implement to help you avoid litigation. By Michael N. Feder
Posted on: Nov 06th, 2014 Posted In: Publications Source: Nevada Business Magazine
Top Lawyers Named by Desert Companion
The Desert Companion published the 2014 Top Lawyers List in their October edition. The list is based on law firms rankings by AVVO.
Posted on: Oct 27th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Desert Companion
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
On The Move: Gordon Silver's Listed in Best Lawyers
Twelve attorneys at Gordon Silver were noted in Vegas INC's On the Move as being recently selected as “Best Lawyers” in the 2015 Best Lawyers in America . Attorneys were selected in various practice areas based on high peer reviews.
In addition, Gregory E. Garman and Jeffrey A. Silver were also selected as “2014-2015 Lawyer of the Year” in the noted category.
Posted on: Sep 25th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Vegas INC
Talk of the Town: Gordon Silver Attorneys Named Nevada Legal Elite
Gordon Silver is delighted to announce that 11 of their attorneys have been recognized in Nevada Business Magazine as Nevada's Legal Elite of 2014. Ten of the firm's attorneys have been acknowledged as Southern Nevada's Top Attorneys, as well as three attorneys recognized on
the Best Up and Coming Attorneys list. On top of the many individual accomplishments throughout the firm, Gordon Silver has also received the honor of being recognized as one of Nevada's Top 12 Firms.
Posted on: Sep 24th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Attorney at Law, Las Vegas Edition
Seven Gordon Silver Las Vegas Lawyers Selected for 2014 Mountain States Super Lawyers
Gordon Silver has seven lawyers selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers .
Posted on: Aug 22nd, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Vegas INC.
Sixteen Gordon Silver Attorneys Named as 2015 Best Lawyers
Sixteen attorneys at Gordon Silver were recently selected as “Best Lawyers” in the 2015 Best Lawyers in America . Attorneys were selected in various practice areas based on high peer reviews.
Posted on: Aug 19th, 2014 Posted In: Press Releases Source:
Gordon Silver Lawyers Receive Top Super Lawyers Honors
Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that seven of our lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the Top 100 in the 2014 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers .
Posted on: Jul 02nd, 2014 Posted In: Press Releases Source:
Michael Feder on Super Lawyers Top 10 List
Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that 30 of our lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers . Of note, shareholder Michael Feder is included on the Top 10 List.
Posted on: Jun 27th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Mountain States Super Lawyers
Five Gordon Silver Lawyers Listed in Super Lawyers Top 100
Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that 30 of our lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers . Of note, four of our shareholders are in the Top 100 List: Gerald Gordon, Jeffrey Silver, Michael Feder, Eric Hone and John Krieger.
Posted on: Jun 23rd, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Mountain States Super Lawyers Magazine