Albert G. Marquis, founding partner of Marquis Aurbach Coffing, has been practicing law in Las Vegas for over 40 years. He began his career as a trial lawyer, with some cases involving high-profile celebrities such as Redd Foxx and Martin Sheen. In 1983, he recovered $1.2 million against Aetna Casualty, including, the highest emotional distress damage award in Nevada history. Over the years, he has been responsible for several precedent-setting cases in the Nevada Supreme Court. Mr. Marquis is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell‒the highest rating possible. He is listed in The Best Lawyers of America® (Real Estate Law); Desert Companion Top Lawyer (Litigation); and Mountain States Super Lawyers since 2007. Mr. Marquis has written hundreds of articles for legal periodicals as well as two poetry books: Frivolous Cowboy Poetry and Bucked Bruised & Blackballed. Recently he co-authored Running Past Midnight with ultra-runner Molly Sheridan.Al’s best friend is his white lab, Charlie. Charlie is a service dog who works with kids at the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation. In 2013, Al and Charlie were honored with the Foundation’s Community Angel Award. Thereafter Al became a NCCF Director, and Charlie was designated as the Foundation’s official mascot. To meet Charlie, attend the annual NCCF Gala at the Bellagio the Saturday before Thanksgiving. For more information, go to www.nvccf.org. Mr. Marquis is admitted to practice in the Nevada and U.S. District Court, District of Nevada; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court. Comments Editor: University of Washington Law Review (1974-1975); Editor, Nevada Trial Lawyers Advocate, (1986-1992). Member: Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Recipient: Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 - 2018 (Real Estate Law), 2018 (Commercial Litigation); Community Angel Award from Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation (2013); Mountain States Super Lawyer (2007 - 2018); Desert Companion Magazine, Top Lawyers - Real Estate/Litigation (2012, 2014). Author: Protect Your Assets for Future Generations with an Asset Protection Trust (CCIM, 2013); The Importance of Professional Empathy (Nevada Lawyer, 2014); Joining the 40 Year Club (Clark County Communique, 2015); The Benefits of Being Organized (CCIM, 2015).