Las Vegas attorney Dennis Kennedy was recognized by Chambers USA as one of the top commercial litigation practitioners in Nevada. Chambers USA 2011 lists Kennedy with a ‘1 Band’ ranking in general/commercial litigation. This is his ninth year being recognized in the prestigious guide to the country’s top attorneys and law firms.
“Dennis has been recognized locally, nationally and internationally for his talent and work in commercial litigation,” said John Bailey, managing partner of Bailey Kennedy, LLP. “He is one of Nevada’s brightest legal minds and a constant source of inspiration to other attorneys both inside and outside our firm.”
Kennedy is a shareholder at Bailey Kennedy. He has been practicing law in Nevada for 36 years and has represented many of the country's leading drug, food, health care, insurance, tobacco, hotel-casino, and other 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.
In addition to recognition by Chambers USA, Kennedy has been named one of the Top 75 “Mountain States Super Lawyers” every year since 2007 and a “Nevada Super Lawyer” in both 2007 and 2008. Kennedy is one of the state’s top litigators and has for the past 14 consecutive years been named one of the Best Lawyers In America for Bet-The-Company litigation, commercial litigation and healthcare law. He is active in the community and serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Nathan Adelson Hospice in Las Vegas.
Chambers USA ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America. The guide is read by industry-leading companies and organizations throughout the US and worldwide. It is also widely used by firms in all states for referral purposes.
The research conducted each year for Chambers USA combines 12 months of unbiased and in-depth client interviews with an evaluation of the significant legal achievements of law firms and their lawyers. The rankings and editorial comment about lawyers are independent and objective. Inclusion in this section of the guide is based solely on the research team's findings.
Bailey Kennedy, LLP (baileykennedy.com) was founded in 2001 by John R. Bailey. It has been named among the “Best Places to Work” in Las Vegas and Nevada by Las Vegas Business Press, In Business Las Vegas and Nevada Business magazine. 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, please call 702.562.8820.