Education

  • Lazarski University – Warsaw Poland (Masters of Law, Transnational Commercial Practice, 2013, High Honors)
    Concentration on International Arbitration and Litigation
  • Brigham Young University—J. Reuben Clark Law School (J.D., 1977, Board of Advocates, Honors Scholarship)

Professional Organizations

  • State Bar of Nevada
  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Nevada Land Title Association

Admitted to Practice

  • Nevada, 1977

Practice Areas

Stanley W. Parry

Stanley W. Parry is a renowned real estate, land use and zoning attorney. He is a former legal advisor to the Clark County Planning Commission, and a former chairman of the City of Las Vegas Ethics Review Board.  Mr. Parry has been a trial attorney in Nevada for over 40 years. He was a prosecutor with both the Clark County District Attorney’s Office and the U.S. Department of Justice Organized Crime Strike Force.  Since the 1990s, Mr. Parry has focused on complex commercial litigation.  In 2016, he retired from his position as a litigation partner of an Am Law 100 national law firm to devote time to his church, serving in Hong Kong as Associate Area (Asia) Legal Counsel for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Saints.

Mr. Parry has received an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating (the highest rating available) by Martindale-Hubbell®.  He has been included in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. He has also been recognized by the Best Lawyers in America publication.

In addition to chairing the firm’s Eminent Domain and Inverse Condemnation practice, Mr. Parry focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, real estate, construction, administrative and regulatory matters, and white-collar criminal defense.

 

Practice Highlights

  • Obtained a multimillion-dollar award when the State of Nevada blocked his client's access to a highway
  • Successfully represented a major utility company in its taking of right of way for major transmissions easements in highly sensitive parts of the community
  • Successfully represented private property owners in condemnation cases involving highway right of way and redevelopment

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Recognition & Accomplishments

  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, litigation: general commercial law, 2013-2015
  • The Best Lawyers in America, eminent domain and condemnation law, land use and zoning litigation, 2008-2016
  • AV Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recipient, several special commendations and achievement awards, U.S. Department of Justice

 Speaking Engagements and Publications

  • Panelist, "International Business: Navigating Risk on the Road to Growth," Ballard Spahr, City National Bank, Eversheds, and McGladrey seminar, Las Vegas, June 22, 2012
  • "Criminal Tax Issues," Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants, February 16, 2012
  • Participant in Legal Conference on "Law as a Unifying Force in European Union," discussing criminal law enforcement, international arbitrations, and commercial transactions, at Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia, Fall 2010
  • Co-author, "Declining Real Estate Values and Eminent Domain Law: Constructing our Laws with Faulty Assumptions," Communiqué, September 2010
  • "Extraordinary Remedies," Nevada Civil Practice Manual 
  • Author and lecturer, "Major Land Use Laws in Nevada"
  • Author and sponsor, "Construction Law," Law Seminars International

More Practice Experience

  • Represented an international syndicate of banks and defeated an attempt to prevent foreclosure on a $500 million shopping center
  •  Represented a casino charged with fraud and money laundering in criminal, administrative, and civil proceedings; we were able to save the casino license, prevent prosecution, and avoid civil litigation
  • Represented a major highway contractor in a public bidding dispute involving a $100 million construction project; we were able to obtain a judicial order compelling the government entity to award the bid to the contractor after the government had awarded the contract to a competitor
  •  Obtained a multimillion-dollar settlement in a partnership and entity dispute through the use of injunction and receiverships action
  • Negotiated a favorable settlement for an Italian winery involving an international multimillion-dollar contract dispute
  • Obtained a favorable multimillion-dollar settlement for a minority shareholder through a shareholder's divertive action against a major Las Vegas casino owner
  • Obtained several multimillion-dollar awards in personal injury cases
  • Obtained a judgment for indemnity and ultimate settlement that allowed a major government contractor to avoid a multimillion-dollar judgment and obtain all its attorney fees
  • Successfully represented major developers, contractors, and subcontractors in construction disputes, including obtaining several multimillion-dollar arbitration awards