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Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation


  • California
  • Nevada

Derek R. Noack
Phone: 702.363.5100
Office: Las Vegas

Derek Noack is an associate in the Las Vegas office of Messner Reeves. He practices primarily in the area of personal injury, insurance defense, bad faith insurance claims, and real estate disputes. Derek is licensed to practice in both Nevada and California. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California San Diego, where he received his bachelor’s degree in History. Before entering law school, Derek managed recreational classes and youth camps at UC San Diego, including the development of a work volunteer program for local high school students. At University of San Diego School of Law, he was the Managing Editor of the International Law Journal. Derek spent a semester as a judicial extern for the Honorable Michael M. Anello of the Southern District of California and was a certified legal intern for both the San Diego County District Attorney’s Insurance Fraud team and the Attorney General’s Employment and Administrative Mandates section. After finishing law school, Derek worked for UC San Diego’s Ethics and Compliance Office on whistle-blower investigations.

  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D. 2014
  • University of California, San Diego, B.A. History 2006
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Pro Bono Recognition by volunteering over 150 hours while in law school – 2014;
    High Pass in Negotiations – 2012
  •  Outstanding Oral Advocate award in Lawyering Skills at USD School of Law
Representative Matters
Publications and Speaking Engagements
Community Involvement

Developer of the Knockaround youth work experience and volunteer program, Summers of 2008 – present

Professional Experience
  • University of California, San Diego Student Affairs and Campus Recreation
  • University of California, San Diego Office of Ethics and Compliance