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Garrett D. Gordon

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Garrett Gordon is a partner in the firm’s Business Transactions Practice. Garrett practices in the areas of land use law, real estate law, business and corporate law, and government relations. He has represented clients before numerous local governments and state agencies including city councils and planning commissions in Carson City, City of Las Vegas, Henderson, Reno, and Sparks; county boards and planning commissions in Churchill, Clark, Douglas, Elko, Storey, and Washoe Counties; the Truckee Meadows Regional Planning Agency; the Regional Transportation Commission; the Nevada Tourism Commission; the Governor’s Office of Economic Development Board; the Nevada Ethics Commission; the Nevada Real Estate Commission; the Nevada Taxicab Authority; the Commission for Common Interest Communities; and County and State Boards of Equalization.

Garrett represents developers in a variety of projects including those involving the acquisition, entitlement, and development of a Triple-A baseball stadium entertainment district, STAR Bonds, developer agreements, master planned communities, mixed-use developments, aggregate mining sites, hotel/casino projects, real estate brokerage issues, and real estate division compliance. His education and experience in urban planning adds a considerable depth of understanding to his real estate and land use practice.

Garrett also represents clients before the Nevada Legislature on a wide variety of topics, including land use, development, zoning, water rights, common-interest communities, gaming, liquor, vehicle, health care issues, real estate brokerage, and real estate law.

More About Garrett D. Gordon


  • J.D., George Washington University Law School, 2005
  • B.S., University of Utah, 2001

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada, 2005


  • Young Lawyer's Section of the State Bar of Nevada, Member
  • Washoe County Bar Association, Member
  • Business and Real Property Sections of the American Bar Association, Member

Honors & Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Government Relations Practice, 2024
  • Vegas Inc., Top Lawyers, Public Interest, 2023
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2017-2019
  • Nevada Business Magazine, Northern Nevada's 2013-2014, 2018 Legal Elite, 2012 "Best Up and Coming," "Top 75," 2011 "Top 20 Up & Coming," "Top 25," "Top 35," 2011-2014, 2018, 2020
  • Reno Gazette Journal, The Reno Tahoe Young Professionals Network, "Twenty Under 40" Award, 2011
  • Builder's Association of Northern Nevada, "Associate Member of the Year," 2008
  • John P. Frank Pro Bono Awards Luncheon, Recognized for commitment, Pro bono service
  • Lewis Roca Lawyers Recognized as Legal Elite 2020
    Nevada Business Magazine , 06/1/2020



  • Panelist, "Affordable Housing in Reno," ProPublica, December 2021
  • Speaker, "Nevada Legislative Update," American Planning Association - Nevada Chapter, August 2011, 2015 and 2017
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