Luke is originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico where he attended the University of New Mexico. He graduated with a BA in history with a minor in anthropology. Upon graduation, Luke moved to Spokane, Washington and attended Gonzaga University School of Law. In law school, Luke was an associate editor for the Gonzaga Journal of International Law. Following his graduation, Luke moved to Nevada and worked as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Patrick Flanagan, Second Judicial District Court, State of Nevada (2016-2017). Prior to joining Laxalt & Nomura in 2021, Luke worked as General Counsel for a Nevada employer’s association, as well as an associate attorney for a civil defense firm, practicing complex civil litigation and defending various municipalities and private insureds. Luke has significant experience in municipal liability defense, labor and employment law, business litigation, workers’ compensation claims, and personal injury defense.
Luke enjoys hiking and skiing in the Sierras, biking, basketball, football, and spending time with his wife Sarah and their two dogs.
Education: University of New Mexico (B.A., History 2012); Gonzaga University School of Law (J.D., 2016)
Member: State Bar of Nevada; Washoe County Bar Association; American Bar Association; American Inns of Court, Bruce R. Thompson Chapter; Northern Nevada Association of Defense Counsel, President (2021).