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McDonald Carano is Nevada's law firm for innovative business, legal, regulatory and tax solutions. Our dedication to clients, innovative thinking and practical solutions based in sound business and legal judgment are at the heart of our practice. Our legal prowess and undeniable industry knowledge in a region that is constantly evolving gives our clients the confidence they need to retain us again and again.

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McDonald Carano Attorney A.J. “Bud” Hicks Appointed to Governing Board of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency by President Trump

May 22, 2018 Reno, NV – McDonald Carano is pleased to announce that President Donald J. Trump has appointed McDonald Carano Senior Counsel A.J. “Bud” Hicks to the Governing Board of...

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McDonald Carano Highlighted in Chambers USA Rankings

May 9, 2018 Las Vegas, NV – Chambers USA, one of the leading legal ratings agencies in the United States, has released its 2018 rankings. McDonald Carano again received high...

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Net Metering and Time-Variant Rates Drive Solar Power and Energy Storage Growth

The Power Podcast, April 26, 2018 (An Interview with Curt Ledford) Curt Ledford, who focuses on utility, cooperative, administrative, corporate, and employment law, as well as reliability and general regulatory...

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McDonald Carano Highlighted in Chambers USA as a Top Nevada Law Firm

Las Vegas, NV – Chambers USA, one of the leading legal ratings agencies in the United States, has released its 2017 rankings. McDonald Carano once again received high honors, maintaining...

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Holding On To Reclamation Rights Under In re Reichhold Holdings

ABI Journal, January 2017 Section 546 of the Bankruptcy Code has long been considered a provision with all bark and no bite. Other than In re Phar-Mor Inc., the majority...

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Attorney Profile

Richard M. Trachok II

Rick Trachok is Senior Counsel with McDonald Carano, focusing his practice on regulatory and gaming law, as well as utility regulation and commercial law. Mr. Trachok has an extensive background...

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