Education

  • William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (J.D., 2010)
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award (for best grade in class) in UCC Article 2 Sales and Leases
    • Externship with the Honorable Gregg W. Zive, Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Nevada
  • Boise State University (B.A., Economics, 2007, magna cum laude, Honors College)
  • Graduate of National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) intensive professional training program in Trial Advocacy Skills

Professional Organizations

  • State Bar of Nevada
  • LeTip International

Admitted to Practice

  • Nevada, 2010
  • The U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada
Practice Areas
  • Litigation
    • Commercial, Contracts, Real Estate, Fiduciary Relationships, Securities, Commercial Landlord/Tenant, Gaming Contracts, Business Torts, Non-Competes, Indemnity Agreements, Alter-Ego and Fraudulent Transfer Actions
  • Pre-Litigation Dispute Resolution
  • Writ Proceedings

Robert R. Warns, III

RWarns@rsnvlaw.com

Robert R. Warns III is a Member of Reisman Sorokac. Mr. Warns has called Las Vegas his home since 2007 and has been an active trial lawyer in Nevada, since 2010.  Utilizing his background in Economics, Mr. Warns concentrates his business litigation practice in state and federal courts, administrative agencies, and private mediations and arbitrations, focusing on complex commercial litigation.

Mr. Warns has been recognized as a “Rising Star” in Business Litigation by the Mountain States Super Lawyers publication, and was voted a “Legal Elite” and among the “Best Up and Coming Attorneys” by Nevada Business Magazine.

Practice Highlights

  • Obtained a $3.8 million judgment—following a five week trial—in favor of an investment consultant who played a key role in the development of Downtown Las Vegas
  • Obtained a favorable settlement for a client in a securities litigation against the client's broker
  • Obtained in the Nevada Supreme Court (sitting En Banc) a favorable ruling for a client that the Nevada Department of Transportation is not a "design professional" under a Nevada statute requiring suits against "design professionals" to meet certain filing requirements
  • Obtained in a FINRA arbitration a favorable award on behalf of a former Managing Direct and Co-Head of Investment Banking against global banking firm Jeffries LLC

Awards

  • Mountain States Super Lawyers
    • 2014 - 2019 Mountain States Rising Star in Business Litigation
  • Nevada Business Magazine
    • 2016 - Legal Elite, Southern Nevada's Top Attorneys and Best Up and Coming Attorneys
    • 2017 - Legal Elite, Southern Nevada's Top Attorneys
    • 2019 - Legal Elite, Southern Nevada's Top Attorneys and Best Up and Coming Attorneys