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Whitney Jay Selert

Of Counsel, Las Vegas
Las Vegas
t: 702.862.3810
f: 702.252.7411


Whit Selert is Of Counsel in our Las Vegas office, which sees some of the most interesting and complicated cases in the country. 

Whit specializes in helping private and public entities throughout Nevada successfully navigate the complex rules, regulations and laws governing the labor/employment relationship and is valued by our clients for his ability to quickly and efficiently identify and troubleshoot problems when possible and his effective defense advocacy when necessary. 

In addition to representing employers in administrative hearings, Whit also has extensive litigation experience in both state and federal courts and regularly arbitrates on behalf of private and public entities pursuant to state and federal labor laws.


Reported Cases

  • Caesar's Palace adv. Culinary Workers Local 226, 132 LA 786 (Arb. June 2013)
  • Nye County adv. Nye County Law Enforcement Association, 129 LA 1066 (Arb. Sept. 2011)
  • Nichols v. Byrd, 435 F. Supp. 2d 1101 (D. Nev. 2006)
  • Mack v. Ashlock, 112 Nev. 1062, 921 P.2d 1258 (1996)

Honors & Leadership

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Defense Counsel, Northern California and Nevada
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Military Intelligence Interrogator and Arabic Linguist, Army (1985-1989)

Community Activities

  • Board of Directors, American Youth Literacy Foundation


Seminars & Speaking Engagements


Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

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