Education

Temple University Beasley School of Law

J.D., 1992
  • cum laude

New York University

B.S., 1989
  • cum laude

Bar Admission

Nevada

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

Michael N. Feder

Member

Overview

Michael N. Feder, an “A/V Preeminent Attorney®” as rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, is a member in the firm’s Litigation Department. Mr. Feder has extensive experience representing and counseling clients in commercial and business litigation matters involving, among others, banking, contracts, copyright infringement, corporate law, employment law, entertainment and sports law, franchise law, fraud, gaming, patent infringement, real estate, RICO, trademark infringement, securities law, shareholder and partnership disputes, and unfair competition. Mr. Feder also has experience representing clients in appellate, bankruptcy, gaming, regulatory and transactional related matters.

Prominent Assignments

Represent large international sports entertainment company in numerous commercial, trademark and copyright enforcement matters filed in state and federal courts, before the TTAB and internationally, resulting in favorable outcomes for the client.

Represent large real estate investment and asset management company in various matters resulting in multi-million judgments being entered against borrowers and guarantors.

Represent large gaming company in various contract matters resulting in a favorable resolution for the client, including dismissal of certain actions.

Represented large home builder in defending against claims asserted under financing agreements resulting in a favorable resolution for the client.

Represented large electronics manufacturer in matter resulting in the entry of a multi-million judgment in favor of the client.

Represented trucking company in a copyright infringement matter resulting in a favorable resolution for the client.

Represented gaming company and convenience store operation in class actions filed under the Electronics Fund Transfer Act resulting in favorable outcome for the clients.

Represented large gaming company in landlord/tenant dispute resulting in a favorable ruling for the client.

Represented an environmental science and engineering services in various matters involving breaches of agreement against other parties resulting in favorable resolutions for the client.

Representative Clients

  • Zuffa, LLC d/b/a Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Caesars Entertainment Corporation
  • Cox Communications, Inc.
  • DriveTime Automotive, Inc.
  • Rialto Capital Management
  • Mesquite Gaming
  • Riverside Resort & Casino
  • Station Casinos
  • Top Rank, Inc.

Professional Involvement

  • Fellow of the American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation, Co-Chair of Programs for the Intellectual Property Committee
  • American Bar Association’s Commercial and Business Litigation Committee and the Business Law Section, Member
  • State Bar of Nevada’s Intellectual Property Law Section, Member
  • Clark County Bar Association, Member
  • ABA Advisory Panel, Member

Community Involvement

  • Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, Board of Trustees
  • American Red Cross of Southern Nevada, Board of Directors
  • I Have a Dream Foundation of Southern Nevada, now known as Core Academy, Former Member of Board of Directors and Executive Committee
  • Academy of Finance for the Clark High School Advisory Board, Former Member of the Advisory Board
  • Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada, Former Member of the Board of Directors

Publications/Presentations

  • Co-Presenter, “Trial Skills; Direct Examinations,” Direct Examinations - Nevada's 1st Annual Trial Skills Institute, January 2016
  • Author, “Five Ways to Avoid Litigation,” Nevada Business Magazine, November 2014
  • Author, “American Pirates on the Playing Field,” Communique Vol. 32, No. 12, December 2011
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Acknowledgements

  • Chambers USA – Commercial Litigation, 2017
  • AV® Certification Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year, 2013, 2018
  • Best Lawyers Litigation – Intellectual Property, 2012-2018
  • Best Lawyers Litigation – Banking & Finance, 2012-2018
  • Best Lawyers Litigation – Commercial Litigation, 2016-2018
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers, 2011-2017; Listed as Top 100, 2013-2017; Listed in Top 10, 2014-2016
  • Nevada Business: Legal Elite, 2009-2017
  • Vegas INC.: Top Lawyers, 2012-2013
  • Outstanding Service Award from the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation, 2003-04