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Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Professional Liability

Admissions

  • Nevada

Eric N. Tran
Associate
Phone: 702.363.5100
Email: etran@messner.com
Office: Las Vegas
Eric Tran’s practice includes commercial litigation, personal injury, general liability defense, insurance coverage, insurance bad faith litigation, and professional liability.

As a litigator, Eric’s experience includes successful outcomes in cases at all levels of Nevada courts including the Supreme Court of Nevada.

Prior to joining the firm, Eric served as corporate counsel for a startup technology company in Las Vegas. He also previously served as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of Nevada defending state agencies and state employees in civil rights actions in both state and federal court.

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D., 2009
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A. in Political Science, Asian American Studies, 2006

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Publications and Speaking Engagements
  • Boesiger v. Desert Appraisals, LLC, 135 Nev. 192, 444 P.3d 436 (2019)
  • Andrew v. Century Sur. Co., 134 F.Supp.3d 1249, 1252 (D. Nev. Sept. 28, 2015)
  • Brady, Vorwerck, Ryder & Caspino v. New Albertson’s Inc.,130 Nev. 632, 333 P.3d 229 (2014)
  • USF Ins. Co. v. Smith’s Food and Drug Center, Inc.,921 F. Supp. 2d 1082 (D. Nev. Feb. 4, 2013)
Professional Experience
  • Judicial Clerkship- Law Clerk to the Honorable Steve Dobrescu and Dan Papez, Seventh Judicial District Court of Nevada
  • Judicial Externship- Extern to the Honorable Christina Synder, United States District Court for the Central District of California.