Las Vegas, NV, September 24, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Benchmark Litigation, a national guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys, has recognized the law firm of Bailey Kennedy and its principal partners John Bailey and Dennis Kennedy in its 2013 guide.
The firm is listed in Benchmark Litigation’s 2013 guide as “Highly Recommended” and both Bailey and Kennedy are listed as “Local Litigation Stars” in Nevada. Bailey, managing partner of the firm, is listed for commercial litigation and Kennedy is listed for both antitrust and commercial litigation.
Benchmark Litigation is a guide to the country’s top attorneys that focuses exclusively on litigation in the US. The guide’s results are the culmination of a six-month research period that includes extensive interviews with litigators and their clients.
Bailey and Kennedy are among the most respected commercial litigation attorneys in Nevada. A Las Vegas native, Bailey is one of Nevada’s most renowned health care litigators and has been named a “Super Lawyer” every year since 2007. He holds an AV rating with Martindale Hubble and is listed with Best Lawyers and The Best Lawyers In America for his work in litigation and healthcare law. He was listed as a Top Lawyer in Las Vegas for both Business and Healthcare law in the Vegas Inc 2012 Top Lawyers program.
Bailey serves as chairman of the governing board at the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy and a director of Nevada’s Public Education Foundation. He is also a member of the Council for a Better Nevada and director at Shuffle Master, Inc. as well as a two-time former Chairman and former Commissioner on the Nevada Athletic Commission.
He has been a member of the Nevada State Bar Association’s Moral Character and Fitness Committee for more than 15 years and was recommended to the President of the United States for a Judgeship on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit by Senators John Ensign and Harry Reid.
Under Bailey’s direction, Bailey Kennedy was the only law firm in Nevada on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in the United States for both 2010 and 2011 and has been named a “Best Place to Work” by the Las Vegas Business Press, Vegas Inc. and Nevada Business magazine.
Kennedy is a widely recognized attorney and is also listed with top rankings in Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, Martindale Hubble and The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers named Kennedy its 2012 Lawyer of the Year in Las Vegas Healthcare Law for 2012. Kennedy also received the highest rankings in Las Vegas for both Business and Healthcare law in the Vegas Inc 2012 Top Lawyers program.
Kennedy has represented many of the country’s leading drug, food, healthcare, insurance, tobacco and hotel-casino companies in both the enforcement and defense of their rights. He is a former adjunct professor of law at UNLV’s Boyd School of Law and currently the co-editor of the Nevada Civil Practice Manual -- the definitive authority on Nevada civil practice and procedure. He is also active in the community and serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Nathan Adelson Hospice in Las Vegas.
Bailey Kennedy, LLP was founded in 2001 by John R. Bailey. The firm focuses on litigation, appellate work, healthcare law and administrative law. Its dynamic team of professionals represents, among others, top healthcare facilities, publicly traded corporations, gaming companies, financial institutions, travel and tourism leaders, public entities, real estate developers, entertainment concerns, and entrepreneurs. For more information, call 702.562.8820.