Aaron D. Ford

Aaron D. Ford: Attorney with Eglet Prince
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Biography

As Partner at Eglet Prince, Dr. Aaron D. Ford concentrates on product liability and alternative dispute resolution. Dr. Ford is also a highly-regarded member of the political and legal community in our great state of Nevada. He is currently serving as the Democratic Leader of the Nevada State Senate, elected to this position in November of 2014.

Senator Ford has represented the greater Las Vegas area (District 11) in the Nevada Senate since 2012. Prior to being named Democratic Leader, he was the Assistant Majority Whip and previously served as chair of the Senate Committee on Natural Resources, vice chair of the Senate Committee on Education and member of the Judiciary Committee. He was recognized as best Senate Freshman by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Rookie of the Year by the Reno Gazette Journal, and Senator of the Year by both Nevada Political Action for Animals and the Nevada Conservation League for his work during the 2013 Nevada Legislative session.

Senator Ford has received several awards, including: Las Vegas National Bar Association’s Attorney of the Year Award (2013), Mountain States Super Lawyers (2011, 2012, 2013), 40 Under 40 by In Business Las Vegas, Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year, Texas Rising Star, Top Lawyers Under 40 in Dallas, Dallas Bar Association Board of Director’s Award of Excellence, and Dallas Bar Association’s Outstanding Minority Bar Leader Award. He is also a Member of the American Law Institute.

Additionally, Senator Ford has been the recipient of numerous international fellowships, including American Marshall Memorial Fellowship, American Council of Young Political Leaders, British-American Project, US-Japan Leadership Program, Aspen Rodel Fellowship, and the Hunt-Dean Fellowship.

Senator Ford is active in the community and has served on the boards of Olive Crest of Nevada, Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada, and the “I Have a Dream” Foundation. In addition, Ford serves on the Board of the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC).

Senator Ford received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University in 1990. He earned a master's degree from George Washington University, and a master’s, juris doctor, and doctorate degree from The Ohio State University.

A native of Dallas, Texas, Dr. Ford is married to Berna L. Rhodes-Ford, Esq. Together, they raise four children, Avery, Devin, Aaron II, and Alexander.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Education
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • International
  • Labor and Employment
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
702-997-8649  Phone
7024505400  Phone
egletlaw.com
University Attended:
Texas A & M University, B.S., Interdisciplinary Studies, 1995; The George Washington University, M.A., International Education, 1997; The Ohio State University, M.A. Educational Administration, 1998; The Ohio State University, Ph.D., Educational Administration, 2001
Law School Attended:
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D., 2001
Year of First Admission:
2001
Admission:
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; U.S. District Court, District of Nevada; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Ninth Circuit; 2001, Nevada; 2002, Texas
Memberships:
Professional Memberships & Activities

•American Bar Association
•Business Law Section
•Business Law Ambassador (2009-2011)
•Consumer Financial Services Committee (2009-2010)
•Business and Corporate Litigation Committee (2009-2010)
•Litigation Section
•Employment and Labor Relations Committee, Membership Chair (2008-2009)
•International Litigation Committee, Website Chair (2007-2008)
•National Bar Association, Las Vegas Chapter, Member
•Public Relations/Public Image Committee, Chair (2008-2009)
•Clark County Bar Association Fellow: (2006)

•Texas Super Lawyers , Business Litigation - Rising Stars Edition (2006)

•Top Lawyers Under 40 , Dallas (2006)

•Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas (2005)

•Award of Excellence, Dallas Bar Association Board of Directors (2004)

•Outstanding Minority Bar Leader Award, Dallas Bar Association (2004)

Community Involvement

•I Have a Dream Foundation, Board Member (2013-present)

•Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada, Board Member (2012-present)

•U.S.-Japan Leadership Program, Delegate (2012-2013)

•Olive Crest of Nevada, Board of Trustees (2011-present)

•Las Vegas Urban Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors (2009-2012)

•Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated

Other Professional Experience

•Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Associate (2004-2007)

•Bracewell & Guiliani LLP, Associate (2003-2004)

•United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Federal Judicial Clerk to Circuit Judge Johnnie B. Rawlinson (2002-2003)

•United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Federal Judicial Clerk to District Judge Denise Page Hood (2001-2002)

Public Service

•Nevada State Senator, District 11 (Nov. 2012-present)

•Assistant Majority Whip

•Senate Committee on Natural Resources, Chair

•Senate Committee on Education, Vice Chair

•Judiciary Committee, Member

•Technological Crime Advisory Board, Member

•Nevada Council to Establish Academic Standards for Public Schools, Appointee (2011-present)

•Nevada State Senate Committee on Ethics, Appointee (2009-2011)

•Clark County Justice of the Peace Selection Committee, Appointee (2008-2012)

•Clark County Democratic Party, Executive Committee (2011-2013; 2008-2009)

Related News

Jun 12 Mountain States Super Lawyers 2014 Recognizes 43 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Denise Dragoo and Amy Sorenson Named Among the Mountain States Top 50 Women; David Leta and Alan Sullivan Named Among the Mountain States Top 10 and Top 100

Mar 06 Nevada State Senator Balances Partnership, Family The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

Oct 02 Snell & Wilmer Attorney Aaron D. Ford Named Senator of the Year by the Nevada Conservation League

Oct 01 Snell & Wilmer's Aaron D. Ford Named Attorney of the Year by the Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association Foundation and the Las Vegas National Bar Association

Sep 16 Snell & Wilmer Attorney Aaron Ford Appointed to Serve as Vice Chair of the American Bar Association's Business Torts Subcommittee

Aug 15 Snell & Wilmer Attorney Aaron Ford Recognized For His Work During the 2013 Nevada Legislative Session

Aug 12 Super Lawyers 2013 Recognizes 96 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 45 Firm Attorneys to the 2013 Rising Stars List

Jun 27 Super Lawyers 2012 Recognizes 80 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Dec 05 Snell & Wilmer Partner Aaron Ford Attends British American Project

Aug 03 Aaron D. Ford Appointed to the Nevada Council to Establish Academic Standards

Jun 20 Super Lawyers 2011 Recognizes 74 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 21 Firm Attorneys to the 2011 Rising Stars List

Jun 02 Snell & Wilmer Partner Aaron Ford Selected as Trustee for Olive Crest

Mar 17 Snell & Wilmer Partner Aaron D. Ford Named to 40 Under 40

Jan 18 Snell & Wilmer Partner to Speak at National Black Law Students' Annual Convention Aaron Ford will be keynote speaker at Awards Gala on January 22nd

Jan 04 Snell & Wilmer Names Ten New Partners

Sep 14 Aaron Ford Selected to Participate in International Exchange to New Zealand

Jul 30 Snell & Wilmer's Aaron Ford Selected to Participate in The American Bar Association's Business Law Ambassadors Program

Jun 22 Four Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Named Rising Stars by Southern California Super Lawyers

Related Publications

Nov 20 Legal Alert - Creditors' Deficiency Rights Impacted by Recent Nevada Supreme Court Opinion in Sandpointe Apartments, LLC v. Eighth Judicial District Court

Jul 24 Legal Alert - Senate Bill 165: Transferable Tax Credits for Film Industry Member:

Professional Memberships & Activities

•State Bar of Nevada

•State Bar of Texas

•American Bar Association

•Business Law Section

•Business Law Ambassador (2009-2011)

•Consumer Financial Services Committee (2009-2010)

•Business and Corporate Litigation Committee (2009-2010)

•Litigation Section

•Employment and Labor Relations Committee, Membership Chair (2008-2009)

•International Litigation Committee, Website Chair (2007-2008)

•National Bar Association, Las Vegas Chapter, Member

•Public Relations/Public Image Committee, Chair (2008-2009)

•Clark County Bar Association.
Languages:
English and Spanish
Birth Information:
Dallas, Texas, 1972
ISLN:
915874833
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