• University of Idaho College of Law (J.D., 2007)
  • University of San Diego (B.A., Communication Studies –
    Speech Emphasis, Honors Program, 2004, magna cum laude)

Professional Organizations

  • State Bar of Nevada
  • Idaho State Bar
  • Clark County Bar Association

Admitted to Practice

  • Nevada, 2008
  • Idaho, 2008
  • The U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Zoning & Land Use
  • Government Affairs & Lobbying
  • Business Transactions
  • Outside General Counsel

Jacqueline N. Walton

Jacqueline N. Walton is a Member of Reisman Sorokac. Practicing over a decade, Ms. Walton's practice focuses on commercial real estate and business transactional matters. Ms. Walton's comprehensive commercial real estate practice includes real estate acquisition and sales, land use/zoning entitlements and monitoring, leases, and due diligence and development guidance. Ms. Walton's business practice includes corporate structuring, contract drafting and negotiating asset purchases and sales, general outside counsel services and business and privilege licensing.

Practice Highlights

  • Represents a national, publicly-traded substance abuse treatment company in various matters, including:
    • $25 million purchase and sale with a leaseback for multiple locations
    • Acquisition and state licensure of a 148-bed modified medical detoxification facility
    • Asset purchase of an existing Las Vegas substance abuse treatment facility, which included the assignment of a commercial lease and obtaining State and local licensure
    • Land use approvals and local licensure for a sober living facility in conjunction with the acquisition of a local substance abuse treatment company
    • Assignment of 14 separate commercial leases as part of the asset purchase of an existing substance abuse treatment company
    • Assistance with real property matters for the refinancing of multiple properties pursuant to a $125 million credit agreement
  • Assisted a client with its entry into the Southern Nevada market, including its commercial real estate, zoning and corporate structuring needs for multiple locations
  • Represented multiple, locally-owned start-up restaurants in their private placement offerings, corporate structuring, privilege business licenses and commercial leases

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Volunteer Work/Awards

  • Mountain States Super Lawyers
    • 2014 - 2019 Mountain States Rising Star in Business/Corporate, Real Estate: Business, Land Use/Zoning
  • Nevada Business Magazine
    • 2017 - Legal Elite, Southern Nevada's Top Attorneys
    • 2019 - Legal Elite, Southern Nevada's Top Attorneys
  • Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce
    • Graduate, Leadership Las Vegas
    • Focus Las Vegas Committee Member
  • Anti-Defamation League (the nation’s premier civil rights/human relations agency)
    • Regional Board Member
    • Associate Board Member
    • Past Chair and Graduate of the Glass Leadership Institute (a nationally-recognized leadership development program)
  • Congregation Ner Tamid
    • Prior Executive Board Member (Vice President of Membership Recruitment)

Speaking Engagements and Publications

  • “1031 Exchanges: The Tax Cuts and Job Act’s Changes to Exchanges of Real Property and Personal Property” Nevada Lawyer Sep. 2018
  • "Limited Liability Companies' Member Interest and Charging Orders: Nevada's Exclusive Remedies for Judgment Creditors." Communique, June/July 2014
  • "Local Lobbying – What to Do and How to Do It." Communiqué Nov. 2012
  • Business Law Blog –

More Practice Experience

  • Monitors land use applications and local government agendas for a major resort hotel in Clark County, Nevada
  • Negotiated vendor contracts for a publicly-traded senior living company
  • Represented multiple franchisees in the purchase and sale of assets, negotiation of new leases and lease assignments, licensing matters and franchise agreements
  • Assisted a permanent batch plant and recreational facility in obtaining land use approvals to continue its use
  • Represented a client in leasing, with an option to purchase, a $4.85 million wine country bed and breakfast
  • Obtained a package liquor license for a timeshare resort on the Las Vegas Strip
  • Negotiated a talent management agreement for a screen writer
  • Drafted a horse boarding agreement for a stable