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Attorneys From Las Vegas Office Selected for Inclusion in Mountain States Super Lawyers

6.12.15

LAS VEGAS, NV (June 12, 2015) – Fisher Phillips is pleased to announce that three of its Las Vegas attorneys, Managing Partner Mark Ricciardi, Partner Scott Mahoney and Of Counsel David Dornak, were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2015 Mountain States Super Lawyers. Partner Anthony Golden is listed in Rising Stars.

Super Lawyers rates extraordinary lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have achieved a high degree of peer recognition and professional accomplishments. The multi-phase rating process combines independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations, with each candidate evaluated on 12 different indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selections are completed on an annual, state-by-state basis. The final published Super Lawyers list represents the top 5 percent of the lawyers in the state, and no more than 2.5 percent are named to Rising Stars.

As the founding and managing partner of the Las Vegas office, Ricciardi is considered one of the top labor and employment lawyers in Southern Nevada. He has been advising and representing hotels, casinos, financial institutions, manufacturers and government agencies in Las Vegas since 1987. A leading authority in Nevada on wage and hour law, Ricciardi’s practice also focuses on wrongful termination, retaliation, sexual harassment, sex discrimination, age discrimination, national origin discrimination, unfair labor practice charges and union election objections. He is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized in Mountain States Super Lawyers since 2007. Ricciardi also has been listed in Chambers USA, America's Leading Business Lawyers since 2002 and in The Best Lawyers in America since 1999. In 2012 Mark was inducted as a Fellow into The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, which is the highest recognition by an attorney's colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence.

Mahoney is an experienced trial lawyer who defends harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination and other cases. He also advises employers regarding employee handbooks, policies and procedures, terminations, employment contracts and responses to administrative agency complaints, with special emphasis in the hospitality and gaming industries. Since 2007, Mahoney has been listed in Mountain States Super Lawyers for his work in labor and employment law. He also has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2010 and recognized by Chambers' USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business since 2011.

Dornak advises and represents companies in all aspects of employment litigation and labor arbitrations. He has extensive experience with the human resource needs of hospitality companies and has clerked for Magistrate Judge Robert J. Johnston of the U.S. District Court, District of Nevada. Dornak is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized in Mountain States Super Lawyers. Dornak attended the University of South Carolina, School of Law in Columbia, SC.

Golden’s practice focuses on representing private and public employers in labor and employment matters, including litigation on wage and hour claims under the FLSA and Nevada laws, discrimination and harassment claims, non-compete and trade secrets matters, and unfair labor practice claims. He also advises employers on preventive measures and conducts trainings on labor and employment issues for management. Golden has substantial trial court experience, representing clients in federal and state court as well as before administrative agencies. He also has extensive appellate experience and has assisted clients in successfully settling disputes before litigation. Golden has been selected for inclusion in Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Stars since 2009. He was also listed as one of the Top 200 Attorneys in Southern Nevada by Nevada Business Magazine's Legal Elite and he is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. 

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