At Messner Reeves, we are excited to announce the addition of seven new attorneys to our Las Vegas office! Please join us in welcoming Edgar Carranza, Megan Wessel, Jonathan Owens, Karie Wilson, Ashley Walters, Alisa McAffee, and Tiffanie Bittle. Edgar Carranza, Partner Edgar Carranza joined us as a partner on October 3, 2022. He has […]

At Messner Reeves, we measure growth and success in many ways, including by our new hires. We are pleased to share that our offices in Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Denver, and Orange County welcomed new hires in October. Erica Deatherage, Partner (Phoenix) On October 3, 2022, our Phoenix office welcomed partner attorney Erica Deatherage. She […]

Having new attorneys join our team is always exciting as it reveals our growth and paves the way for future successes. So please join us in extending a warm welcome to the three newest members of the Messner Reeves team, Sharif Ahmed, Alicia Hagerman, and Dara Keller! Sharif Ahmed Sharif Ahmed attended the University of […]

Congratulations to our Las Vegas Partner Renee Finch for being recognized as a Super Lawyer! As part of the Las Vegas Litigation Practice Group, Finch’s practice is mainly dedicated to defending corporations, insurers, and their insureds. Finch specializes in representing up-and-coming enterprises as well as small, niche business owners. Her work focuses on providing counsel […]

We’d like to give a warm welcome to Sanaz Mirza Hosseini, our newest Orange County associate. Ms. Mirza Hosseini graduated with honors in the top 20% of her class from Southwestern Law school in May 2020. Throughout her legal education, Ms. Mirza Hosseini worked as a law clerk and gained substantial experience in the fields […]

Congratulations to our Associate Kristina Wright on her latest achievement – being recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers. Wright’s practice focuses on commercial litigation and internal investigations. Through this, she actively advises and counsels clients on compliance and preventive employment matters across a range of industries. Her experience includes drafting employment and handbook […]

Partner Bruce Montoya has been recognized as a Super Lawyer for the 16th year in a row! Montoya manages the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, and has over thirty years of experience as a trial lawyer. Throughout his career, he has participated in more than eighty trials and arbitrations while successfully defending several complex civil litigation […]

Congratulations to Partner Heather Salg for being recognized as a 2022 Super Lawyer! Salg is a Partner in our Litigation Practice Group. Throughout the course of her career, she has tried over 60 trials and arbitrations to verdict. Focusing primarily on the defense of insurance companies and their insureds, as well as large self-insurers in Federal Court and District […]

Congratulations to Partner Scott Rogers and Associate Steven Knauss of our Las Vegas team on securing a defense verdict! Prior to joining Messner Reeves LLP, Rogers was an insurance defense attorney working as an advocate for both plaintiffs and defendants in injury cases. His previous experience provides him with keen insight he’s been able to integrate into the firm’s […]

Congratulations to Partner Andrew Hollins and Of Counsel Brieanna Dolmage on their recent trial win. Hollins and Dolmage were brought on to defend a new insurance company client at trial after their regular coverage/bad faith counsel lost their MSJ/MSA. In this case, the plaintiffs sought to hold the insurer liable for the insureds’ retention of independent counsel in an […]

We have a lot to celebrate this week as our very own Managing Partner Michelle Harden was recognized as a 2022 Super Lawyer. Michelle plays an instrumental role in the firm’s success and is part of the Litigation and Health Law Practice Groups. In her role, Michelle focuses on the representation of physicians, nurses, healthcare professionals, hospitals […]

We love any opportunity to show praise and recognition to our incredible attorneys. Next in our Super Lawyers series, we have the incredible Lena Brinjikji. Brinjikji is an associate in our New York City office where she represents several commercial businesses and litigates commercial matters.  A graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School, […]

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