Gina is a Partner and lends her experience to the firm’s insurance coverage and litigation practice groups. Gina started out as an Assistant District Attorney for Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. After practicing in Louisiana and Mississippi for several years, she relocated to Nevada and joined the firm in 2006. Since joining the firm, Gina has litigated and favorably resolved several liability cases for premises liability, negligent security and third party assaults and has also briefed several appeals. This includes briefing and successfully arguing a motion for summary judgment regarding punitive damages for a major hotel/casino where the plaintiff was seeking millions of dollars in damages. Gina regularly assists clients with coverage opinions and has successfully negotiated dozens of mediations. Additionally, Gina served as a Nevada State Chair for Claims & Litigation Management Alliance for three years and served as the Vice President of the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance – Nevada Chapter through 2017. Recently, Gina was appointed as a Business Hearing Officer for the City of Henderson and she was also named as a Top Lawyer 2013 by Vegas, Inc. Magazine.



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  • University of New Orleans (B.A. - English 1994)
  • Loyola University School of Law (New Orleans, J.D. 1998)
  • Louisiana State Bar, 1999
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 1999
  • Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana, 2000
  • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2001
  • Mississippi State Bar, 2003
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, 2003
  • Nevada State Bar, 2007
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (2015)
  • AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Rated 10 out of 10 by Avvo
  • The State of Professional Engineering Case Note Claims Management Magazine April 2016
  • Special Statute Governs When in Conflict with General Statute Case Note Claims Management Magazine March 2016
  • Absolute Liability Statute and Implied Covenant of Good Faith Case Note Claims Management Magazine October 2015
  • Application of Normal Work Test to Determine Statutory Employee Case Note Claims Management Magazine August 2015
  • No Dice in Third-Party Retaliatory Discharge Claim Case Note Claims Management Magazine May 2015
  • A Question of Law and Policy Limits Around the Nation Case Note Claims Management Magazine February 2015
  • Household Exclusion and State Law Around the Nation Case Note Claims Management Magazine June 2014
  • Nevada State Bar Association
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Mississippi State Bar Association
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance Vice President Nevada Local Chapter
  • Izquierdo v. Circus Circus, Inc., 2008 WL 763224 (D.Nev. 2008)
  • Rodriguez v. Primadonna Co., 125 Nev. 578, 216 P.3d 793 (2009)
  • A United States District Court jury awarded the client insurance company $4.8 million for a claim of negligent misrepresentation on an insurance application by its insured.
  • Successfully defended a hotel-casino client in a claim for $1.7 million in lost wages by an employee who sued as a result of a battery committed by an off duty co-worker.
  • Successfully defended a third party administrator in a bad faith action where plaintiff asserted a claim for $50 million, including punitive damages and intention infliction of emotional distress, which were not awarded by the Jury.
  • Obtained a $2.5 million judgment in personal injury case against one defendant.
  • Obtained a $4.6 million judgment, including compensatory and punitive damages, on behalf of an employer against a former employee who embezzled corporate funds.
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