Recently named as one of “The Best Lawyers in America®”,  Tom routinely appears before all local jurisdictions in the Las Vegas Metropolitan area.  A majority of his practice is based upon his ability to work with the various planning and licensing agencies in Clark County, the City of Las Vegas and the City of Henderson.  Much of his current practice is concentrated in the City of Henderson where he has established an excellent reputation.   Tom represents many of the largest and most notable projects that come before the City of Henderson.  Over the past ten years,  Tom has represented Inspirada Builders, LLC in the renegotiation and amendment process for the Inspirada master planned community in Henderson.  He currently represents a number of national, regional and local homebuilders on all varieties of land use and entitlement issues in the City of Henderson.

Tom has a diverse roster of clients with a variety of needs, whether it is advising one of the nation’s leading developers and real estate investors on development agreements and master planning large residential and mixed use communities or working with some of the largest multi-family developers in Nevada, including Ovation, Picerne, Calida and Nevada West on sound and compatible apartment and condominium projects. He is very capable in all facets of residential, commercial and mixed use development.

One of Tom’s primary focuses is to lead the Firm’s Privileged Licensing division. He routinely serves as counsel for local liquor licensing approvals for some of the most notable nightclubs and restaurant ventures in and around the Las Vegas Strip, including venues such as Marquee, Tao, Lavo and the Angel Management companies, Hakkasan, Pure, LAX and Social House. Tom also provides expert licensing services to a number of institutional clients including Albertsons, Landry’s, Marriott and Hilton Grand Vacations.

Area(s) of Expertise

  1. Land Use Development and Regulatory Law
  2. Liquor/Marijuana Licensing
  3. Media, Entertainment & Licensing

Languages Spoken

  1. English

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Las Vegas, Nevada 89135-2958
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