Both managing partners from the law firm of Naylor & Braster have been selected by Super Lawyers among the top attorneys in Nevada and the Western United States. John M. Naylor was named a “Mountain States Super Lawyer” and Jennifer L. Braster was named a “Mountain States Rising Star” for 2015.
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys are selected using a patented multiphase selection process that includes peer nominations and evaluations combined with independent research. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. The Rising Stars program recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years old or younger or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.
Naylor and Braster focus their legal practices on commercial litigation, construction law, appellate law and alternative dispute resolution.
Naylor started his career concentrating on bankruptcy, corporate restructuring and securities work. After helping found his firm’s office in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Naylor joined the United States Air Force as a judge advocate. His work in Las Vegas included being a partner at preeminent Nevada law firm Lionel Sawyer & Collins where he represented a wide variety of business and governmental clients in complex litigation with a concentration on construction matters.
Naylor was recently appointed to the Las Vegas Justice Court’s Pro-Tem panel for the 2015-2016 term. He also serves as an arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association and pro bono counsel for The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program to represent veterans before the United States Court of Appeals For Veterans Claims.
A respected Las Vegas litigator, Braster gained a wide-range of experience at both Pisanelli Bice and Lionel Sawyer & Collins. She has practiced before both the state and federal courts in Nevada at both the trial court and appellate level. She has also represented clients in a variety of business conflicts including high-stakes partnership, property and construction disputes. Braster was recently selected as a 2015 “Woman 2 Watch” by Vegas Inc.
Braster is a founding member of the State Bar of Nevada’s Animal Law Section and currently serves in the position of Treasurer. Through this position and her litigation practice she strives to advance the protections to animals in Nevada.
The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazine and as a special section in leading city and regional magazines across the country.
About NAYLOR & BRASTER
Naylor & Braster (naylorandbrasterlaw.com) is a law firm based in Las Vegas, Nevada that was founded in 2014 by John Naylor and Jennifer Braster. The firm focuses on commercial litigation, construction law, appellate law and alternative dispute resolution. For more information, call 702-420-7000.