Top 5% of Employment Lawyers in Las Vegas, Nevada | UpCounsel

Las Vegas Employment Attorneys & Lawyers

Get Free Attorney Proposals
Steven S.

Steven Stark Licensed in FL, NY

For over 30 years, Steven Stark has offered counsel to non-profit organizations and private companies. He has a passion for helping small businesses in particular since he himself started several businesses of his own in New York and Florida. He understands the importance of small businesses having a reliable attorney to advise them about legal matters from their inception.
242 reviews
Get Proposal View Profile
Richard G.

Richard Gora Licensed in CT, NJ

Looking for an attorney with experience? Richard Gora is the exact attorney you want. Having defended over 100 cases both in state and federal courts and working with clients from around the globe, Richard has an array of different experiences. His services are wide-ranging and include business litigation, securities litigations, employment litigation, and business counsel. Prior to founding Gora LLC, he worked for Finn, Dixon & Herling LLP for eight years.
151 reviews
Get Proposal View Profile
Joshua G.

Joshua Garber Licensed in CA

Representing notable clients like Tesla and the City of Los Angeles, Josh Garber excels at helping clients with employment and labor laws. Many of his past clients have had great success using Josh for employment agreements and Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) hearings. With his practical advice, he has even helped clients avoid going to court.
178 reviews
Get Proposal View Profile
Michael I.

Michael Iacopino Licensed in NH

Attorney Michael Iacopino has over 30 years of experience in trial law and represents both businesses and individuals in their quest to navigate through criminal cases. His experience lies within complete trial work to non-prosecution agreements. Mr. Iacopino has been given numerous awards and recognitions for his work including the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating and the AVVO 10 Superb Rating. In addition, he has been named one of the best criminal defense lawyers.
Get Proposal View Profile
Jason W.

Jason Woodside Licensed in FL

Jason currently works as an Attorney with Woodside Law, P.A. and is the President of J. Bradford Consulting, Inc. Previously, Jason worked as a Law Clerk for Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP. His focuses include offering materials, registration statements, as well as advising clients on the availability of various registration exemptions. His experience also extends to General Corporate Law. He obtained his J.D. in Business Law from the Florida State University College of Law.
Get Proposal View Profile
Cole D.

Cole Dowsley Licensed in TN

Cole Dowsley is a Nashville-based commercial litigator. A partner at the firm Thompson Burton PLLC, he brings a decade of experience and specializes in resolving business disputes including mediation and arbitration. Cole is admitted to appear in Tennessee Courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and 3 U.S. District Courts. He holds a J.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Law.
2 reviews
Get Proposal View Profile
Ross M.

Ross Meador Licensed in CA

Ross is a partner at TechLaw LLOP, a high caliber business, finance, and IP firm. During his long career, he spent 15 years with prestigious firms, including Morrison & Foerster. His high Avvo rating, "superb," is the result of his expertise in contract drafting, acquisitions and investments, business relationships, and intellectual property protection.
56 reviews
Get Proposal View Profile
Alisha L.

Alisha Louie Licensed in CA

Alisha is the principal of Louie Employment Law. After years of counseling Fortune 500 companies, Silicon Valley start-ups and small businesses, Alisha dedicates her practice solely to advising and counseling individual employees on a variety of employment matters. She is particularly experienced with handling matters for executive-level employees who work in a broad-range of industries.
Get Proposal View Profile
John H.

John Houlihan Licensed in CA, IL, WA

In Seattle’s eclectic Fremont neighborhood, John Houlihan and his law firm fit right in. His 20 years of experience include an eclectic blend of environmental, commercial real estate, land use, and general business law, litigation andcounseling. John’s environmental law experience is focused on all aspects of contaminated real property including investigation and insurance coverage.
Get Proposal View Profile

Why use UpCounsel to hire a Las Vegas Employment Attorney?

14 years

Average experience

You always get experienced professionals and high caliber work.

3x

Faster

Your work gets done quickly because professionals are always available.

60%

More cost effective

We use technology to cut traditional overhead and save you thousands.

UpCounsel has been talked about in:

Money-Back Guarantee on All of Your Legal Work

Applies to all transactions with verified attorneys on UpCounsel

In the event that you are unsatisfied with the work of an attorney you hired on UpCounsel, just let us know. We’ll take care of it and refund your money up to $5,000 so you can hire another attorney to help you.

Legal Services Offered by Our On-Demand Las Vegas Employment Attorneys

Our experienced Las Vegas employment attorneys & lawyers can help guide you on how to proceed with various employee decisions such as reviewing employee documents such as contracts, agreements, policies, and handbooks, along with difficult decisions such as firing, lawsuits, claims, and complaints.

Although not every single employment contract will require legal assistance, many employment lawyers would recommend avoiding unilateral employment contracts that strongly benefit one side over the other. These types of employee contracts rarely hold up in court, yet having the funds needed to combat an issue in court can limit the employee’s options.

A confidentiality agreement and a non-compete agreement are common forms of employee contracts that one of our Las Vegas employment attorneys can help customize for your business. If your business needs to fire an employee, proper measures should be taken from a business legal standpoint to ensure proper communication and a smooth transition of dismissing that employee. In any case, we suggest you connect with our employment attorneys to discuss your options.

If You Need Ongoing Legal Counsel or Ad-hoc Legal Work - We Can Help!

Improve Your Legal ROI with Affordable Employment Attorneys that service Las Vegas, NV.

Want to Connect with Top Las Vegas Employment Attorneys & Lawyers?

What Our Customers Have to Say

"UpCounsel gives me access to big-firm lawyers minus the big-firm price tag. I work with several attorneys on the platform and there are never surprises...I always receive quality legal work at competitive rates that larger firms simply cannot match."

Scott Woods
SVP & General Counsel

"Every startup needs to know about UpCounsel. We found great attorneys at great prices and were able to focus our resources on improving our business instead of paying legal bills."

Sean Conway
Co-founder & CEO

"Before UpCounsel it was hard for us to find the right lawyer with the right expertise for our business. UpCounsel solves those problems by being more affordable and helping us find the right lawyer in no time."

Tristan Pollock
Co-founder & COO

Related Articles


Option Pool

  • 11 min read

What Is an Option Pool?

An option pool is a way a startup company can acquire talented employees by offering them stock if the company does well enough to go public. Employees receive percentages of the option pool when they're hired, with the amount changing based on how early the employee joins the company and what their position within the company is.

An option pool is a percentage of a company reserved for employees. New companies create option pools by setting aside common stock shares, and granting these shares to employees as a way to pull new talent into a startup.

Option pools are also called employee stock option pool (ESOP.)

Companies use option pools because:

  • They want to offer an incentive other than money when they don't have much capital
  • They want to give employees a reason to work hard enough for the company to go public (to make the pool worth something)

...

Read More

HIPAA Regulations

  • 2 min read

Learn More about HIPAA Regulations

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted in 1996 as an amendment to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). 

HIPAA's goal is to limit new employers from excluding coverage for preexisting conditions, providing new rights to individuals who lose their coverage to enroll in a group health plan, and banning discrimination against employees and their dependent family members based on any preexisting conditions.

HIPAA also protects patients’ paper and electronically stored medical information through the Privacy Rule and th

...

Read More

How Many Shares Does a Company Have?

  • 4 min read

How Many Shares Does a Company Have?

Typically a startup company has 10,000,000 authorized shares of Common Stock, but as the company grows, it may increase the total number of shares as it issues shares to investors and employees. The number also changes often, which makes it hard to get an exact count.

Shares, stocks, and equity are all the same thing. A share is one piece of ownership in a company. When you own shares, you are a shareholder. Owning shares in a company gives you the right to your part of the company's earnings and everything it owns. The more shares you own, the bigger the part of profits you're entitled to.

When a company starts up, owners must choose an amount of stocks to authorize. This is the total amount of stocks the company will issue to employees and investors. Not all authorized stocks are issued since some are usually held back for future investing and employee stock options.

Why Do Com

...

Read More

HIPAA Violation Fines

  • 2 min read

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted in 1996 to protect workers and their families by limiting new employers from excluding coverage for preexisting conditions, banning discrimination against employees and their dependent family members based on any preexisting conditions, and providing new rights to individuals who lose their coverage to enroll in a group health plan.

HIPAA also protects patients’ paper and electronically stored medical information through the Privacy Rule and the Security Rule, which were implemented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

HIPAA Violation Enforcement

The HHS, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is the HIPAA enforcement agency that investigates any complaints filed regarding HIPAA violations. If the OCR finds that a HIPAA violation has taken place, the OCR will d

...

Read More

Employee Termination Checklist

  • 10 min read

Employee Termination Checklist: What Is It?

An employee termination checklist creates an outline for employee exit processes within your business. The checklist contains information you need to give terminated employees, items you need to retrieve from exiting employees, exit interview information, and more.

Sample forms:

Employee Termination Letter Sample

The Boston University Employee Termination Checklist Form

The Rochester Institute of Technology's Employee Termination Checklist (including an employee checklist)

An employee termination checklist is a master list of the things you and your business

...

Read More

Find the best lawyer for your legal needs

Find a lawyer