Phillip S. Aurbach

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  • Shareholder at Marquis Aurbach Coffing (38 Attorneys)
  • 10001 Park Run Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89145-8857
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  • Mr. Aurbach concentrates his efforts on commercial litigation, real estate, bankruptcy and tort law as well as transactional matters such as formation of business entities and drafting agreements.
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Mr. Aurbach has spent over 35 years practicing law on commercial litigation relating to real estate, contracts and partnership/corporate disputes including receivership, fiduciary duty and dissolution cases. After 17 years as a Nevada Supreme Court Settlement Judge and an AAA arbitrator, his practice has shifted with an increased emphasis on arbitration and mediation solutions.After growing up in Las Vegas, Mr. Aurbach graduated from Western Kentucky University in 1973 in Business Administration with a Finance emphasis. Mr. Aurbach then attended University of San Diego School of Law and graduated in 1977 after serving as the Research Editor of the San Diego Law Review.Mr. Aurbach has arbitrated and litigated numerous jury and bench civil cases which include several corporate and partnership dissolution and receivership cases and the winning of a $5 million breach of contract award after 22 days of arbitration on behalf of a health care provider against an HMO. Mr. Aurbach is a trained commercial arbitrator and mediator, as well as a Nevada Supreme Court Settlement Judge. He is a shareholder in the firm and has achieved an “AV” rating in Martindale-Hubbell.Mr. Aurbach has lectured for the Nevada State Bar, the Clark County Bar and various national legal education companies. He has published articles on evictions, mortgage and trust deed foreclosures, repossession of personal property pursuant to the U.C.C., effective use of a trial notebook in personal injury and contract cases, and bankruptcy appeals. His most notable article titles include “How to Grab a Debtor by the Assets and Not Let Go,” “How to Fire Employees Without Making Them Cry” as well as “How to Win Trials with Your Computer Without Looking Like a Total Geek.” Lectures/Author: Nevada Bar, the Clark County Bar and various national legal education companies on evictions, deed of trust foreclosures, repossession of personal property under the U.C.C, effective use of the trial notebook in preparing for and conducting personal injury and contract trials, techniques for enforcing judgments (most notably: "How to Grab a Debtor by the Assets and Not Let Go;" "How to Fire Employees Without Making Them Cry;" "How to Win Trials with your Computer Without Looking Like a Total Geek;" and "Striving for Fairness: The One Action Rule and Fair Value Defenses" (Nevada Lawyer Magazine, 2014); "Evolution of the One-Action Rule Unsecured and Secured Loans (CCIM, 2015).Recipient: Listed in Best Lawyers (Lawyer of the Year - Arbitration) 2019, The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 (Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Real Estate) ; Mountain States Super Lawyers (2007- 2018); Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015-2018 (Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Real Estate); Top Lawyers (Commercial Law) in Desert Companion (2012, 2014); Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating; Lead Counsel Rating-Civil Litigation (2015)

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Commercial Law
  • Contracts
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Employment Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
702-979-2405  Phone
702-382-0711  Phone
702-942-2155 Direct Line  Phone
702-382-5816  Fax
702-920-8309 Direct Fax  Fax
University Attended:
Western Kentucky University, B.S., 1973
Law School Attended:
University of San Diego Law School, J.D., 1977
Year of First Admission:
1978, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1977, Nevada; 1981, U.S. Supreme Court
Clark County Bar Association; State Bar of Nevada; Nevada Justice Association; American Bar Association.
Hobbies & interests:
When Mr. Aurbach is not in the office, you can usually find him on the tennis court or with his wife, Leigh, at their condo in Dana Point.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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