Shauna M. Hughes: Lawyer with Gordon Silver

Shauna M. Hughes

Of Counsel, Chief Operating Officer
Las Vegas,  NV  U.S.A.
Phone(702) 796-5555

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Practice Areas

  • Gaming & Regulatory Compliance
  • Government Relations
  • Privileged Licensing
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Liquor Licensing & Hospitality
University John Carroll University, B.A., 1977
Law SchoolVermont Law School, J.D., 1980
Admitted1982, Nevada; 1982, U.S. District Court, Nevada; 1982, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit


Clark County Bar Association, Member

State Bar of Nevada, Member

Nevada Justice Association, Member

Supreme Court of Nevada Bench-Bar Committee, Appointed Member

S.A.F.E. House, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to providing aid and shelter to victims of domestic abuse, Founding Member

The Nathan Adelson Hospice, Board Member

Henderson Community Foundation, Board Member

Henderson Space and Science Center, Board Member

National Charity League, Member

State of Nevada Committee on Domestic Violence and the Nevada Advisory Council for Prosecuting Attorneys, Former Member


Ms. Hughes is Of Counsel and member of the firm's Administrative, Gaming & Government Affairs Department. The focus of Ms. Hughes' practice is government affairs, regulatory law, entitlement processing on local, county, state and federal levels, and lobbying for clients. Ms. Hughes' representative clients include LS Power and Unger Development.

Ms. Hughes previously held the position of City Attorney for the City of Henderson, Nevada from 1983-2009. In her 26-year career as City Attorney, she provided legal representation for the mayor and city council, as well as the entire city government of Henderson. She supervised the civil and criminal divisions of the City Attorney's Office, as well as the environmental programs division and office of court programs.


In 2008, the State Bar of Nevada awarded Ms. Hughes the James Bartley Public Lawyer Award for distinguished public service. She is also a recipient of the 2008 Liberty Bell Award in recognition of outstanding service to the community, awarded by the Clark County Bar Association. She was also included in Mountain States Super Lawyers and has an AV Certification Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

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Executive Snapshot: Shauna Hughes

Shauna Hughes spent 26 years as the city attorney for Henderson. During that period population boomed from 29,000 in 1983 to 280,000 in 2009.

Posted on: Nov 12th, 2012 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Las Vegas Business Press

Shauna M. Hughes, Esq. Joins Gordon Silver Attorneys and Counselors at Law

Shauna M. Hughes is an Of Counsel of the firm, and member of the firm's Administrative, Gaming & Government Affairs Department.

Posted on: Feb 21st, 2012 Posted In: Press Releases Source: Gordon Silver


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Shauna M. Hughes

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


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