Laxalt & Nomura is an AV-rated civil litigation law firm founded in 1986 by Bruce Laxalt and Don Nomura, two former Washoe County, Nevada, Chief Deputy District Attorneys.  Our philosophy is to quickly determine each client’s litigation objective, then work diligently to achieve that goal in an efficient and effective manner.  Whether your case is resolved through mediation, motion practice, trial, or appeal, our team of attorneys has the skills and experience to provide you with the best possible legal representation at a reasonable cost.

Our attorneys serve clients throughout Nevada and California. Through our membership in the International Society of Primerus Law Firms —a society of more than 160 small to medium sized independent law firms in more than 100 cities— our clients have access to seasoned, cost effective litigation and transactional counsel throughout the United States as well as Mexico, Canada, and Europe. For more information about Primerus, visit

Laxalt & Nomura represents the litigation interests of a wide variety of clients, including insurance companies and their insureds, product manufacturers, financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies, retailers, hospitals, automobile dealers, developers, contractors, attorneys, design professionals, real estate professionals, and others.

The firm also represents both companies and individuals in business disputes, and represents select individuals in plaintiff personal injury matters.

Our practice areas include:

  • Insurance Defense
  • Business Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Construction Defect
  • Professional Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Medical Device Defense
  • Employer Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Land Use
  • Appeals