Mr. Daniel F. Polsenberg
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
3933 Howard Hughes ParkwaySuite 600
Las Vegas, NV 89169

Phone    (702) 474-2626
Fax         (702) 385-9447
Email      dpolsenberg@lrrc.com

Type of Case: Civil and Criminal
Admitted to practice:
9th Circuit

Degrees:

  • J.D., cum laude, Boston College B.A., cum laude and with general college honors, La Salle University

Practice Focus:

  • Mr. Polsenberg has argued 150 appeals and has written briefs in many more.

Representative Cases:

  • McKay v. Bergstedt, 106 Nev. 808, 801 P.2d 617 (1990)(the Nevada ‘right to die’ case)
  • Szekeres v. Robinson, 102 Nev. 93, 715 P.2d 1076 (1986)
  • Hipp v. District Court, No. 26064 (1994)
  • State Employees Assn v. Lau, 110 Nev. 715, 877 P.2d 531 (1994)
  • NCAA v. Tarkanian, 113 Nev. 610, 939 P.2d 1049 (1997)
  • Las Vegas Sun v. District Court, 104 Nev. 508, 761 P.2d 849 (1988)
  • Nevada Judges Assn v. Lau, 112 Nev. 51, 910 P.2d 898 (1996)
  • Atkinson Gates v. Nevada Commission on Ethics, Case A393960
  • Clark Co. Social Services v. Newkirk, 106 Nev. 177, 789 P.2d 227 (1990)
  • City of Las Vegas v. Crockett, 117 Nev. ___, 3 P.3d 553 (2001)

Honors and Awards:

  • President, State Bar of Nevada, 2000-01 President, Clark County Bar Association, 1993-94 Chairman, Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education, 1995- Ninth Circuit Rules Committee, 2001- Nevada Supreme Court Rules Committee, 2000-