Michael McBride Edwards
  • Legal Malpractice, Products Liability, Construction Law ...
  • California, Nevada
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My practice concentrates on the defense and trial of complex litigation including professional liability, general liability, E&O, D&O, all construction trades, mold, toxic torts, environmental claims, product liability claims and all areas of tort litigation and employment issues. I have extensive experience in representing commercial and residential owners, design professionals, HOAs and contractors in claims involving personal injury, wrongful death, groundwater and soils contamination arising out of construction site accidents, mold, pollution, negligent release of hazardous chemicals or other substances and general premises liability matters. Clients include Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Real Estate Professionals, Financial Advisers, Attorneys, Accountants, Banks, Property Owners, Insurance Companies and others. Loss Prevention and litigated matters include residential construction and all types of commercial projects including hotel/casino, retail and public works projects. My products litigation experience includes the defense of matters relating to health care products, children’s products, asbestos, restaurant franchises, as well as manufacturers in the industrial and mechanical machinery and chemical fields.

TRIAL AND LITIGATION EXPERIENCE I have litigated matters in both Nevada and California involving issues with E&O, D&O, design/construction defects, toxic torts, environmental contamination, product liability, personal injury and general liability matters. Major Nevada Trials: Stuart v. Mattel- Catastrophic personal injury jury trial HKM II v. Swisher & Hall-Joint architectural/civil design jury trial Clark County v. AF Construction (Regional Justice Center)-3 month binding arbitration representing project architect City Center/Harmon Tower Litigation-Representing Structural Steel Inspector

Practice Areas
    Legal Malpractice
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Insurance Defense
Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Per Client Agreement
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Nevada
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9th Circuit
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Partner
Wilson Elser
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Partner
Lewis Brisbois
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Senior Associate
Edwards White & Sooy
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Education
California Western School of Law
J.D. (1995)
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University of California-Davis
B.A. (1992) | History/Political Science
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Professional Associations
Nevada State Bar  # 6281
Member
- Current
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California State Bar  # 178420
Member
- Current
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Freeman Mathis & Gary LLP
3993 Howard Hughes Pkwy.
Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Telephone: (725) 217-1563
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