Adam J. Pernsteiner is a partner in the Las Vegas office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Professional Liability Practice. He focuses his practice in the areas of professional liability, commercial litigation, and appellate practice.
In the context of professional liability, Mr. Pernsteiner frequently handles malpractice lawsuits against professionals, such as lawyers, insurance agents, and real estate brokers. He also defends professionals in related disciplinary proceedings before public and quasi-public regulatory bodies, such as the Nevada Real Estate Division and the State Bar of Nevada.
In the commercial arena, Mr. Pernsteiner is an experienced commercial litigator, who represents a variety of clients in contract, business, and collection disputes. He also serves as ongoing outside counsel for several large corporate clients, including well-known national gaming properties. Mr. Pernsteiner is currently expanding his practice to include the practice areas of data breach and cyber security law.
Prior to joining private practice, Mr. Pernsteiner served as a judicial clerk at the Nevada Supreme Court for two years before entering private practice in 2003. When not at work, Mr. Pernsteiner enjoys long distance cycle touring and spending time with his wife and children.
- University of Toledo College of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude
- University of South Carolina, PhD ABD Public Law
- University of San Diego, Bachelor of Artis in Political Science, magna cum laude
- State Bar Admissions, District of Columbia, Virginia
- United States Courts of Appeals & Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- State Appellate Courts, Nevada Court of Appeals
- United States District Courts, United States District Court for the District of Nevada
- Nevada State Bar Association
- Virginia Bar Association
- District of Columbia Bar Association
Community Activities :
- Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program
- Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful Board Member
- St. Joseph Husband of Mary Catholic Church
- Las Vegas Young Professionals
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